Home Health

WhidbeyHealth Home Health provides an interdisciplinary, individualized approach to meeting healthcare needs in your home. When you need help, it's a relief to know you can receive exceptional healthcare right at home.

Caring For You At Home

WhidbeyHealth Home Health is a Medicare-certified and Washington state licensed home health agency providing services to all of Whidbey Island.

This team of caring professionals includes physical therapists, occupational therapists, registered nurses, licensed professional nurses, a certified wound care nurse, a speech therapist, a medical social worker and certified nursing assistants.

 

Services:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Social Services
  • Home Health Aide
  • Wound Care

 

"A home healthcare worker gets the bigger picture of what's going on in the patient's life and in their home," says Home Health director Karen Schanno.

"It's not just physical needs that are fulfilled, but social needs, as well," Schanno says.

"My mother-in-law and I loved the Home Health staff. Very professional, yet kind. They considered all our needs and their humor helped in such delicate circumstances."
─ Patient Family of WhidbeyHealth Home Health

 

 

 

 

In collaboration with your physician, our team provides the skilled care you need in your home setting. Whether recovering from surgery or an acute illness, our individualized caring approach can help you to return your optimum condition.

This care may prevent unwanted hospitalization, allow quicker discharge from a facility and enable patients to stay at home through an acute illness or convalescence.

Meet Our Team


The Home Health team includes, from left in the front row, Mary Meek, RN; Thel Aguirre, RN; 
Director Karen Schanno, RN; Janet Craig, RN; and Monica Stiles, LPN. Included in the back row from left are Marcella Zarifis, OT; Katie Thayer, CNA; Jennifer Vasileff, RN; Debbi Williams, OT; Jeremy Aaron, RN; Marie Shaw, PT; and Bianca Terado of Patient Financial Services.

 

"With home health services, we are able to truly devote that one-on-one time to each person.We just love being able to help people in this way."
Karen Schanno, RN, BSN, Home Health Director

Our Home Health team received the Guardian of Excellence Award in 2013 in recognition of exceptional patient satisfaction.

 

Home Health is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance companies.