Infusion Therapy 2018-03-05T16:37:50+00:00


This program will enable the patient to be discharged from the hospital, receive IV antibiotic therapy at home and prevent unnecessary admissions to skilled nursing facilities.

Home IV Antibiotics & Hydration Therapy

Total Home Health is able to accept Medicare patients to administer IV therapy in the home setting following Medicare guidelines.

  • The patient will be managed by our Hi-Tech nursing team
  • The Roads Home Health will work with the infusion therapy company in the coordination of services to ensure proper, scheduled delivery of the IV medication(s) and supplies.
  • The Roads Home Health will follow scheduled IV medication administration as ordered by MD.


  • Provide IV site care; IV Therapy program implementation
  • Assess needles, supplies, site for contamination
  • Teach patient/caregiver proper universal precautions and hand washing procedures, S/S of infiltration, flushes of heparin and normal saline, site care/dressing changes, proper IV treatment administration; and who to call for question/concerns.
  • Obtain blood for specific lab tests as ordered by MD.
  • Multiple medication teaching, including route, schedule, functions, and possible side effects.
  • Assess the patient’s response to treatment and/or intervention.

List of Common IV Treatments

  • Vancomycin
  • Cefazolin
  • Rocephin
  • Clindamycin
  • Gentamycin
  • Tobramycin
  • Solumedrol
  • Flagyl
  • Cefepime
  • Cipro
  • Hydration Therapy