November is National Home Care month and Logan Health - Conrad Home Health Agency (previously known as Pondera Home Health Agency) is also celebrating 40 years of home care business. The agency initially received certification by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services on Nov. 12, 1982 and has been servicing Pondera County residents ever since.

Logan Health - Conrad Home Health Agency (LHCHHA) is a hospital-based agency and was purchased by Pondera Medical Center in 1997. The agency provides outpatient rehabilitative skilled services in the home in all areas of Pondera County including Conrad, Valier, Dupuyer and Brady.

Skilled home health services are directed by a patient’s physician and may be ordered for patients of all age groups following an acute illness, injury or surgical procedure. Provided services include Skilled

Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy. A variety of payer sources such as Medicare, Medicaid, Worker’s Compensation, and Commercial Insurances reimburse for home health services.

Presently, the LHCHHA staff consists of Alexandria Grubb, RN; Sandi Owens, Home Health Associate; Gay Robinson, Homemaker; Gloria Griggs, Clinical Manager; Laura Erickson; Dagni Gleason, PT; Leandra Gebhardt, DPT; Daniel Aakre, PTA; Charlene Bouma, PTA; Justin Winston, PTA; Cari Arnot, Rehab Director; and Dr. Jay Taylor is the Physician Advisor.

The agency also has a dedicated group of community members who act in an advisory role to review policies/procedures and the overall program operation. The Home Health Advisory Board members currently are Val Elings, Chairman; Ruth Powers, Laura Erickson, Laura Stern, Easter Seals; Dr. Jay Taylor, Shannon Elings, CoHealth; Debbie Sturm, Sue Bender, Kathy Younce, Cari Arnot, Rehab Director; Cathy Christiaens, Social Services.

LHCHHA is Pondera County’s longstanding home care provider that provides quality care to help our local residents achieve optimum wellness and independence in the comfort of their own home.

The Logan Health – Conrad Home Health Agency would like to invite you to their open house celebration nfor their 40 years of home care business on Nov. 16, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at then Conrad Senior Center. Please join us for music, cake, and refreshments.

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