Quality Medical Equipment
Great Plains Rehabilitation Services at CHI St. Alexius Health provides home medical product services to the general public, health care professionals, and medical facilities. Great Plains uses its community presence to provide needed medical equipment and supplies to help individuals lead active and independent lives. Great Plains will always strive to be an industry leader and the finest facility of its kind in terms of quality of equipment, supplies, and excellence in care.
Great Plains maintains the highest ethical practice standards, quickly provides the best care available, and always considers the health and safety of our patients and customers.
Philips Respironics Recall
Philips Respironics has announced a voluntary recall of certain CPAP, BIPAP and ventilator devices. As of this post, the company has not received any reports of patient impact or harm since announcing this recall. Those who use this equipment should consult with their physician or other provider with any questions.
Learn more about this recall on the Philips Respironics website.
1212 E Main Ave • Bismarck, ND 58501
701.530.4000 or 800.222.4989
Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
After hours emergency service: 701.530.7000
584 W 12th St • Dickinson, ND 58601
Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
After hours emergency service: 701.456.4000
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Great Plains Rehabilitation Services has more than 5,000 items of home medical equipment and supplies.
Below are some of the items you can purchase or order.
- Bathroom safety equipment
- Canes, crutches and walkers
- Compression stockings
- Custom wheelchair seating systems
- Dressings, bandages, gauzes
- Electric breast pumps and supplies
- Enteral supplies
- Hospital beds and accessories
- Infant phototherapy for billirubinemia
- Lift chairs
- Ostomy supplies
- Personal medical alert system
- Seasonal affective disorder phototherapy
- Self-help aids
- Stethoscopes and blood pressure cuffs
- Tens units and supplies
- Urinary supplies
Philips Lifeline Personal Medical Alert System
When help is needed, every second counts. The Philips Lifeline Personal Medical Alert System is a personal response system which links one to assistance at the push of a button - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Lifeline allows an individual to move freely around his or her home or yard with the confidence of knowing that if help is needed, Lifeline will call for you.
Lifeline with AutoAlert provides additional protection by automatically placing a call for help if a fall is detected—even if the user is unable to push the button. Now available, the Lifeline HomeSafe Wireless System allows those who don’t have a home phone line the ability to benefit from Lifeline’s standard alert system or Lifeline with AutoAlert.
Great Plains Rehabilitation Services’ goal is to improve the overall quality of life of patients with limitations imposed by aging or injury, disease, or lack of development. This process occurs through offering these individuals external devices known as an orthosis (brace) and prosthesis (artificial limb). Great Plains orthotic and prosthetic clinicians evaluate, design, manufacture, assemble, fit and adjust braces for those in need of physical support.
Clinicians begin with a patient assessment and then form a treatment plan with the patient, the patient’s healthcare provider and other allied professionals. Great Plains has a wide range of off-the-shelf or customer-made braces for your individual needs.
Prosthetic Care (Artificial Limb)
Prosthetics is the science of evaluating, designing, producing, fitting and providing a prosthesis or artificial limb. Prosthetists begin with a patient assessment and form a treatment plan with the patient, the patient’s healthcare provider and other allied professionals. The prosthetist will continue to follow the patient, improving the quality of life for amputees.
Prosthetic limbs, orthopedic braces and cranial helmets can be customized and personalized. Practically any design the patient wishes, can be created. Great Plains offers lifelike cosmetic covers for artificial limbs, with natural appearing upper and lower extremity prosthetics. If you are missing a finger or toe, cosmetic digit replacement is available.
Great Plains Rehabilitation Services is one of the first 40 providers in the world to custom fit The SYMBIONIC LEG. With the SYMBIONIC LEG, the bionic knee and bionic ankle work together to sense in real-time where the amputee is and on what environment he or she is walking, making adjustments for ground forces and terrain changes. The leg is equipped with an advanced stumble recovery feature which provides instant stance support should the user trip. Additionally, the leg allows the user to switch shoes and even walk barefoot without compromising the settings of the leg.
Orthotic and Prosthetic Clinics
As an extension of our service, we offer a clinic with comprehensive evaluations for orthotic and prosthetic services. Services are offered in Bismarck, Belcourt, Dickinson, Hettinger, Jamestown, Minot, Wishek, Mobridge, SD and Glendive, MT.
Respiratory therapists provide the hands-on care that helps patients recover from respiratory illness. Therapists are care givers, educators and advocates for their patients.
Home Oxygen Therapy Services
Stationary, portable and ambulatory oxygen systems are tailored to meet the medical needs and lifestyles of our customers.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Therapy
CPAP and bi-level pressure support devices for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep related breathing disorders.
Aerosol Therapy Devices
A variety of devices are available to assist in the delivery of aerosolized medications as well as monitoring devices to track airway function.
Airway Clearance Equipment and Supplies
Supplies and equipment to assist in the removal of airway secretions include:
- Flutter Devices
- Suction Catheters
- Suction Machines
- Tracheotomy Supplies
Home Mechanical Ventilation
Mechanical ventilators allow children and adults; who suffer from diseases and disabilities which prevent them from breathing on their own; to live at home.
Cardio Respiratory Monitoring
Apnea monitors are used to monitor heart rate and respiratory frequency for infants and gives an audible alarm when either parameters are outside a preset range.
Great Plains Rehabilitation Services provides assistive technology to individuals whose mobility or ambulatory efforts are impaired. Each individual who requires seating and mobility services is assessed to determine which mobility device, seating apparatus or other specialized adaptive equipment is most appropriate. Our goal is to improve the overall quality of life for those who are physically challenged.
New guidelines set forth by Medicare and other insurance companies, make it imperative that a thorough evaluation be performed when prescribing power mobility equipment. Great Plains offers a seating and mobility clinic to evaluate individuals with wheelchair or power mobility needs.
Pressure mapping provides computerized information measuring pressure while seated in a wheelchair. This information helps determine the most appropriate cushion for an individual as well as educates the wheelchair user and caregivers on how to perform pressure relieving techniques.
Mobility devices used by children are typically able to be modified to meet their ever changing needs. The frames and seating systems on pediatric wheelchairs have adjustments to accommodate growth. These growth adjustments are necessary to extend the useful life of the wheelchair and provide a functional and comfortable fit for the child as he/she grows.
Custom seating solutions are available to meet specific needs. From very basic seat cushions and backs, to custom molded seating systems, Great Plains ensures individuals are fit properly in their equipment.
Manual wheelchairs come in a variety of sizes and weights; from standard weight to ultra-light wheelchairs. An assessment is performed to determine which wheelchair and features are recommended to best meet individual needs. Great Plains has a variety of wheelchairs for trial and simulation purposes to assist with the decision making process. Accessories are available for many of the wheelchairs and power mobility solutions offered at Great Plains.
The seating and mobility specialists at Great Plains have more than 30 years of combined experience in seating and mobility. They are certified in RESNA and NRRTS. Services are available for all ages.
Seating and Mobility Clinics
Individuals who attend the clinic go through a functional assessment and are asked a series of questions related to their specific situation. Family members and caregivers are encouraged to attend. The information gathered from the assessment is used to make recommendations for specific equipment applications.
- Great Plains Rehabilitation Services Bismarck
1212 East Main Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58501
- Great Plains Rehabilitation Services Dickinson
584 W 12th St, Dickinson, ND 58601
- Minot Medical Plaza
2111 Landmark Circle, Minot, ND 58503
Please call (701) 530-4000 or (800) 222-4989 to schedule an appointment.
Great Plains Rehabilitation Services’ home and vehicle accessibility staff are trained to conduct thorough evaluations of businesses, public facilities, residential homes and vehicles. Great Plains can help modify your facility, residence or vehicle by providing the equipment, installation and training that may be required.
Whether it is due to aging, accident or illness, trying to navigate around your home can be difficult. We empower the mobility of our customers with the luxury and convenience of wheelchair lifts, scooter lifts, ramps, hand controls, touch pad devices, and steering devices.
For the Home:
We have factory trained and experienced personal installing home elevators, commercial lifts, overhead tracking systems, stairway lifts, bathroom safety products and many more items for the home.
- Overhead lifts
- Porch lifts
- Ramps (fixed and portable)
- Stairway lifts
For the Vehicle:
We offer from the simple spinner knobs to those with secondary controls, hand controls, inside and outside scooters and wheelchair lifts and full size van lifts.
- Bruno lifts
- Farm/Ranching adaptations
- MPS hand controls (for small cars to semi-trucks)
- Porch lifts by Access and Savoria
Women have unique healthcare needs at different time of life, including childbearing years, middle age and beyond. Great Plains Rehabilitation Services takes care of special needs that occur during a woman’s lifetime with our women’s specialty products.
Women’s bodies change significantly during pregnancy. They need to stay comfortable during those nine months. Great Plains has specific products to wear under maternity clothes that a soon-to-be-mother may need.
Bras and Underwear
- Classic soft cup, classic underwire bras
- Disposable panties
- Maternity support braces
- New mother panties
- Seamless bras
Great Plains Rehabilitation Services has several products to help moms on their breastfeeding journey.
- Breast shield
- Cleft palate nipple
- Collection bottles
- Disposable bra pads
- Haberman® teats
- Medela pumps
- Micro steam bags
- Pump and save bags
- Quick clean wipes
- Supplemental nursing system
- Tender care/nipple care
- Universal pump system
- V-2 supporter
- Vehicle lighter adapter
- Washable bra pads
A women’s body image is what makes her unique. Great Plains wants to make sure she feels like herself again.
If you decide that breast reconstruction isn’t right for you but still want a breast shape, a prosthesis (also called a breast form) can help you look balanced without surgery. Great Plains employs ABC Certified Mastectomy Fitters (CFom). A trained Great Plains representative may come to your hospital room and provide you a free temporary breast form, and information about the long-term prostheses and insurance reimbursement.
A breast prosthesis is commonly fit after a mastectomy and is intended to simulate an actual breast. The off-the shelf breast prostheses come in a range of shapes and sizes and materials: silicone gel, foam, or fiberfill interior. Some prostheses are weighted and some are not. One of Great Plains’ wholesalers offers 86 sizes and shapes. Many prostheses slip into a pocket in a specially designed bra or camisole. Others come with adhesive patches that attach to the upper edge of your breast area. The custom sculpted breast prosthesis is molded to fit an individual’s chest by taking an impression of both breasts and sculpting a mirror image. The back of the prosthesis provides an intimate, comfortable fit against your chest wall.