HOME CARE FAQ

When you invite someone into your home, you want to feel trust and confidence. Here are some questions that can help guide your decision making when seeking home care services: -
Home care typically involves health-related services that are delivered to you in your home and are ordered by your physician to help your recovery. Private care is a type of home care. If you need home care that extends beyond services covered by insurance, our Private Care services provide day-to-day support to help you continue to live safely and independently in your home.
Old Home Health offers an extensive continuum of care, providing the right kind of care at the right time. Not only do we provide professional nurses to care for you in your home, we offer  much more, including rehabilitation therapists, home health aides, homemakers and companions, health care products and new technologies such as tele-monitoring, pediatric and prenatal programs, wound care and chronic care management.  As a member of Old Home Health, we are dedicated to research and training to ensure your receive the very latest in home based care.
At Old Home Health, you can be sure that every member of your team – whether nurse, rehabilitation therapist, home health aide, social worker and others – is highly trained, trustworthy and professional. Every member of your team is fully screened and insured. They offer a level of skill that comes only with experience, and the compassion that comes with true caring.
Home care services can be used on a short-term or long-term basis. Many of our patients use our services for only a short time, while others have been with us for years. While with Old Home Health, you will have a case manager who will keep in touch to regularly assess your situation and needs.
Here are some things you may want to consider:

  • How long the agency has been in the business of home care
  • Whether the agency is licensed, insured and bonded
  • If the agency contract with independent workers or if everyone is an employee
  • If the agency’s home health aides are certified
  • How the company screens employees and whether it performs background checks
  • If the agency provides continuing education for employees