Skilled Home Health Services

Home Health Services – Private insurances or Medicare cover eligible home health services like intermittent skilled nursing care, physical therapy, speech-language pathology services, continued occupational services, and more. Usually, a home health care agency coordinates the services your doctor orders for you.

AAA Nursing Services offers superior home health care from licensed, screened and highly experienced nurses and therapists.

What each Discipline Means to You:

Skilled Nursing: RNs & LVNs provide patient self-care education, wound care, injections, catheter & ostomy care

High Tech Nursing: Administration of IV therapy, enterostomal nursing (advanced wound care)

Physical Therapists: Provide pain management, instruction on home exercise & daily living activities, hot/cold & massage therapies

Occupational Therapists: Assist home care patients in restoring functional independence & self-care

Speech Therapists: Assist patients in restoring communication, evaluate swallowing disorders, evaluate & treat speech and language disorders

Medical Social Workers: Perform home assessments to identify social, emotional, and financial concerns of family and patient

Certified Home Health Aides: Assist patients with grooming, personal hygiene, toileting, provide companionship and assist with other daily living activities

Private Duty Nursing

Private duty nursing is a different type of home care, in that it is continuous skilled nursing care with a more individualized approach.

AAA Nursing Services provides private duty nursing with Registered Nurses (RNs) or Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs).

 

Are you a candidate for Medicare? Who qualifies…

  • You must be under the care of a doctor, and you must be getting services under a plan of care established and reviewed regularly by a doctor.
  • You must need, and a doctor must certify that you need, one or more of these:
    • Intermittent skilled nursing care (other than just drawing blood)
    • Physical therapy, speech-language pathology, or continued occupational therapy services. These services are covered only when the services are specific, safe and an effective treatment for your condition. The amount, frequency and time period of the services needs to be reasonable, and they need to be complex or only qualified therapists can do them safely and effectively. To be eligible, either: 1) your condition must be expected to improve in a reasonable and generally-predictable period of time, or 2) you need a skilled therapist to safely and effectively make a maintenance program for your condition, or 3) you need a skilled therapist to safely and effectively do maintenance therapy for your condition.
  • The home health agency caring for you must be Medicare-certified.
  • Your must be homebound, and a doctor must certify that you’re homebound.

You’re not eligible for the home health benefit if you need more than part-time or “intermittent” skilled nursing care.

You may leave home for medical treatment or short, infrequent absences for non-medical reasons, like attending religious services. You can still get home health care if you attend adult day care.

Note: Home health services may also include medical social services, part-time or intermittent home health aide services, medical supplies for use at home, durable medical equipment, or injectable osteoporosis drugs.

 

Are you a candidate for private duty nursing? Who qualifies…

  • Individuals with unstable medical conditions who require frequent nursing assessments and changes in their care plan.
  • Individuals who require constant in-home care monitoring and frequent adjustments of treatment regimens

Skilled Nursing Service Capabilities

  • Administration and set up of medications
  • Enteral feedings
  • Colostomy care
  • Catheterization
  • Diabetic testing and insulin administration
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Postoperative surgical care
  • Ventilator care
  • Tube feedings
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Seizure disorder care
  • Aspiration supervision
  • Traumatic brain injury care
  • Pulmonary injury care
  • Neuromuscular disease care
  • Spinal cord injury care
  • Cardiovascular disease care
  • Catastrophic injury care
  • Coming soon…Hospice care

To inquire about AAA Nursing Services’ private duty care or to make a referral, you may complete our online referral form or call 818-347-7009.