Private Care Services

Private Care (or Private Duty) refers to home health services provided and paid for on an hourly basis. This includes homemaking and personal care assistance provided by a home health aide. Unlike Skilled Care, which is provided on an intermittent basis, very few insurance policies will cover Private Care, hence the designation "private" for private pay. The following is a partial list of services available through Private Care:

Private Aide Services

  • Ostomy care
  • Wound care
  • Disease management
  • Medication set-up, reminders, and injections
  • Companionship
  • Homemaking
  • Personal care assistance
  • Respite care
  • Light housekeeping, errands and meal preparations

Skilled Services

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Dietary Counseling
  • Medical Social Worker