Home Health care encompasses a wide range of health care services provided in the patient’s home with the purpose of restoring and maintaining his or her maximal level of function, health and comfort. Home care is a collaborative effort involving the patient, family, physician, and interdisciplinary home care team. It is a cost-effective alternative to extended hospitalization, lengthy rehabilitation, or nursing home stay.
A home health agency is licensed by the state in which it resides and offers a number of skilled and non-skilled services such as: nurses, therapists, medical social workers, home health aides and homemakers who help you re-gain your independent living in the comfort of your home.
Who needs Home Health Care services?
Someone recovering from surgery or hospitalization
Someone who is discharged from a nursing home needing additional care
Someone in need of education regarding their health problems and how to manage
Terminally ill conditions
Someone who needs assisted living
Elderly, Adult, and Pediatric persons with chronic and life threatening illnesses
What type of services does Home Health Agencies offer?
Medical Social Worker
Home Health Aide
Is there a cost or out of pocket expense to you?
No, If you are enrolled on Medicare or Medicaid, have commercial insurance or have other payment resources, these payment options can be filed by the homecare agency on your behalf with these providers.
Who makes up the up the Homecare Team?
The home care team is interdisciplinary and usually includes Nurses, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Social Workers, Registered Dietitians, Home Health Aides and/or Homemakers.
To learn more about how you can qualify for these services, please contact us…