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Diabetes

The following have been provided to you as a resource for your anticipated discharge needs. Not all services apply.

Medication: Follow the discharge instructions from your physician and pick up your new medications at the pharmacy including glucometer/strips and insulin.

Diabetic Education and Support: Sierra View Medical Center offers a basic diabetes class on-site every third Wednesday each month and an advanced diabetes class each season. For more information, please call (559) 788-6163.

Home Health: physical therapy, wound care, and skilled nurse follow-up

  • Optimal Home Health: (559) 782-7670
  • Tulare Home Health: (559) 685-3411
  • Kaweah Delta Home Health: (559) 624-6400

Equipment:

  • Home Town Medical Supply: (888) 848-0818 (walker, wheelchair)
  • LinCare: (559) 788-2000 (hospital bed, bedside commode)
  • LifeCare Solutions: (559) 636-0505

Chronic Kidney Disease

The following have been provided to you as a resource for your anticipated discharge needs.

Medication: Follow the discharge instructions provided by your physician.

Out-patient Dialysis Services:

  • Sierra View Medical Center: (559) 791-3900
  • ARA Dialysis Center of Porterville: (559) 783-0600

Equipment:

  • Home Town Medical Supply: (888) 848-0818 (walker, wheelchair)
  • LinCare: (559) 788-2000 (hospital bed, bedside commode)
  • LifeCare Solutions: (559) 636-0505

Oxygen:

  • LinCare: (559) 788-2000
  • LifeCare Solutions: (559) 636-0505
  • Apria: (559) 732-6040

Transportation:

  • Valley Medical Transport: (559) 734-8743
  • Porterville Cab Co: (559) 782-0408
  • Dial-a-Colt: (559) 781-8104
  • Tri County Transport: (559) 637-1851

Chronic Heart Failure (CHF)

The following have been provided to you as a resource for your anticipated discharge needs.

Medication: Follow the discharge instructions provided by your physician.

  • Pick up your new medications at the pharmacy

Home Health:

  • Optimal Home Health: (559) 782-7670

CHF Monitoring Service:

  • LinCare: (559) 788-2000

Oxygen:

  • LinCare: (559) 788-2000
  • LifeCare Solutions: (559) 636-0505
  • Apria: (559) 732-6040

Transportation:

  • Valley Medical Transport: (559) 734-8743
  • Porterville Cab Co: (559) 782-0408
  • Dial-a-Colt: (559) 781-8104

COPD, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

The following have been provided to you as a resource for your anticipated discharge needs. Not all services apply.

Medication: Follow the discharge instructions provided by your physician.

  • Pick up your new medications at the Pharmacy

Home Health:

  • Optimal Home Health: (559) 782-7670
  • Tulare Home Health: (559) 685-3411
  • Kaweah Delta Home Health: (559) 624-6400

Equipment:

  • Home Town Medical Supply: (888) 848-0818 (walker, wheelchair)
  • LinCare: (559) 788-2000 (Hospital bed, bedside commode)

Oxygen:

  • LinCare: (559) 788-2000
  • LifeCare Solutions: (559) 636-0505
  • Apria: (559) 732-6040

Transportation:

  • Valley Medical Transport: (559) 734-8743
  • Porterville Cab Co: (559) 782-0408
  • Dial-a-Colt: (559) 781-8104