Aakom-Kiyii Health Services

Home Care Program

Home Care Values

Committed to the Spiritual, Physical, Emotional, and Mental Health needs of the Piikani Members to Promote Independence.

Mission Statement

Home Care Program Objective – Home Care staff will assist people who have health problems to remain in their home setting on the Piikani Nation as long as it is safely possible. Home Care services are provided in an efficient and confidential manner.


Home Care services are provided to clients based on identified needs through a client assessment by a Home Care Case Manager. You may refer yourself, or you may be referred by a family member, doctor, hospital, or friend with your consent.

Aakom-Kiyii Health Services Home Care Program

Intake/Screening Involves:

  • Initial Identification of client’s needs.
  • Identification of eligibility for service
  • Assessment of the potential client
  • Identification of urgency for Home Care Services
  • Identification of the priority for services required

Aakom-Kiyii Health Services Home Care Program

Serving Nation Members of all ages at the AKHS Health Center and in their home by:

  • Monitoring health status for acute and chronic conditions and providing teaching and therapeutic interventions as needed such as management of diabetic devices
  • Helping to assess, treat, and manage simple and complex wounds and assist with medical procedures such as the management of catheters and chest tubes
  • Providing foot care, particularly for clients with a history of Diabetes and cardiac/circulatory conditions
  • Administering regular injections for the management of diseases such as those related to Arthritis and Mental Health
  • Assisting with linkages to access community resources related to Health Care, and advocating for clients and families as they move through the Health Care System
  • Providing Palliative Care/End of Life Care in the home to achieve symptom control and comfort with a holistic approach
  • Assessing the need for medical equipment and assisting clients to access aids to help promote independence and quality of life
  • Assisting with some personal care such as weekly bathing at the AKHS Health Center or in the client’s home

Aakom-Kiyii Health Services Home Care Program

Home Care Staff Include

  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)
  • Health Care Aids (HCA)
  • Occupational Therapist (OT)
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Therapy Assistant
  • Client Navigator

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