Lamm Family Care has provided home care to Southwest Louisiana since 1990. In 2012, Lamm expanded their services to end of life care by providing hospice services to our community. Lamm Family Care is the only independently owned and operated home health and hospice providers that have their home offices seated right here in Acadia Parish. We are owned and staffed by local healthcare professionals that reside right here in Acadiana.
Our Mission Statement: Delivery of care and resources for those facing recovery from an injury, transitions of aging, other serious illness or the end of life. Patients can transition from one care setting to another through our continuum of care and enjoy peace of mind.O
We have a strong belief in God, where individuals live life with universal principles of compassion, love and service to others for upliftment, without worry or doubt.
We honor the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles and moral uprightness.
We honor individual beliefs, values and strive to maintain each individual’s dignity and sense of purpose.
We strive to relieve the stress and suffering that can accompany aging and illness.
We have a duty to conduct ourselves with integrity and ethical behavior in a manner that will maintain the community’s trust.
Each member of Team Lamm takes great pride in our values and beliefs. Our Mission is Providing Care from Our Family to Yours. This is what we are really all about, our team is a family. This is the culture and work environment we strive to build, we keep it simple. We pray, we laugh, we talk, we lean on each other and we cry together. We spend time with each other even when we are away from our work, there is a bond that has been built.
We listen to our team and make sure we create a great work-life balance for them, this is so important. Happy employees makes a great working environment for all.
It is our goal to make sure every patient and family member is cared for as if they were our own. Our culture and community’s well-being is most important to us, after all they are our family. Our Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Therapists, Nurses, Aides consider it a privilege to serve our patient’s home care and hospice needs every day. Beyond our end of life care our Spiritual Counselors and Volunteers continue to provide assistance and guidance to families through our bereavement services and grief sessions.
We have been named as a HOSPICE HONORS recipient for the third year in a row, acknowledging hospice agencies that demonstrate an ongoing commitment to high quality patient care. Hospice Honors is a landmark compilation of hospices providing the best patient and caregiver experience. This prestigious annual review recognizes hospices that continuously provide the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view. It is such an honor to receive this feedback, it confirms for us as a Team and an organization that we are making a difference in the lives of those that we care for.
ABOUT CARMICHAEL’S — A HISTORY FOUNDED IN MEDICINE
Carmichael’s Cashway Pharmacy, Inc. began operations as a local retail pharmacy in Crowley, Louisiana in September 1969 and was incorporated in the State of Louisiana on December 10, 1993. In the early 1990s, Carmichael’s expanded its services regionally by offering infusion therapy and durable medical equipment.
In 1999, Carmichael’s opened a second location in Lafayette; in 2004, acquired a third location in Lake Charles; and, in 2015, opened a fourth location in Lafayette, all of which served to further establish its service presence in Louisiana.
Carmichael’s is an independently operated pharmacy and medical equipment company, with a dedicated focus on meeting the needs of our customers and the medical community in our service area. Our mission is to be the highest quality provider of a full line of home medical equipment and retail, institutional, compounding and infusion therapy pharmacy products and services in our service area. We constantly strive to enhance our customer service and operations through the employment of training, performance evaluation and management techniques and the utilization of strategic planning initiatives. Accordingly, Carmichael’s employs competent and highly trained licensed pharmacists, technicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and other skilled professionals. We continue to be accredited by The Joint Commission, indicating our commitment to our mission, striving at all times to ensure that the patient’s well-being is our #1 priority. The sizes and geographic locations of our operations enable us to meet the unique pharmacy and medical equipment needs in our service area in a timely and efficient manner.
Carmichael’s pharmacy and medical equipment operations are conducted in Lafayette, Crowley and Lake Charles, Louisiana, and currently are composed of four material service lines:
Retail Pharmacy Products and Services, consisting primarily of walk-in sales of prescription medications and complementary products, including uniforms, non-specialty pharmaceuticals, vitamins, supplements and nutritionals;
Institutional Pharmacy Services, consisting of the provision of specialty and non-specialty pharmaceuticals and biological products to institutional clients or to patients in institutional settings, such as nursing homes, behavioral facilities, assisted living facilities, developmental disabilities facilities, rehabilitation facilities, hospices and correctional facilities;
Specialty Pharmacy Services, comprised generally of drugs for the treatment of major conditions, including, among others, respiratory system weakness, cancer, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), hemophilia, hepatitis C, multiple sclerosis, infertility, Crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis and growth hormone deficiency; and,
Durable Medical Equipment Products and Services, consisting primarily of products for patient-administered home care, such as ambulatory equipment; hospital beds and supplies; diabetic products and supplies; bath aids; respiratory therapy equipment, supplies and services, including oxygen concentrators and portable cylinders, continuous and bilevel positive airway pressure equipment and nebulizers; diabetes management products; orthopedic products; ostomy; prosthetics; and supplements and nutritionals.
Some of the benefits from choosing Carmichael’s as your provider of choice are our:
Extensive service lines provide the convenience of a one-stop-shop for all of your pharmacy and medical equipment needs – saving you both time and money;
Expansive hours of operation and easily accessible locations provide convenience to our customers, with 24-hours-a-day availability of professional personnel to answer questions and provide assistance to patients residing in short-term, intermediate, long-term and other institutional care facilities and certain other patients and their caregivers who choose Carmichael’s as their service provider;
Staff members work closely with healthcare providers, educating them on proper operating procedures and necessary safety guidelines;
Follow-up program, through continual correspondence and monitoring, ensures that the patient is using the medical equipment properly and obtaining optimal benefits from the prescribed treatment; and,
Special coalitions and similar working relationships with home health agencies and hospice organizations provide the platform necessary for concentration on the unique needs of their patients.
In the near future, Carmichael’s intends to enhance and expand its website capabilities to include online access to certain service lines, including diabetic and ostomy supplies and nutritional and certain medical equipment and pharmacy products and supplies, on a nationwide basis.
Through the years, some things may have changed, but one thing always remains the same… our commitment to provide our clients, customers and patients with the quality products and excellent services they have come to expect and depend on from the entire staff at Carmichael’s.
YOU CAN ALWAYS DEPEND ON
11 North Parkerson Avenue, Suite B
P.O. Box 2125
Crowley LA 70527