How do you know if you qualify for Home Health?

If you can answer yes to any one of the following questions, one health is appropriate and covered:

Have you just had surgery and need help recovering?

Are you uncertain about your medications and how and when to take them?

Are you having problems with a medical condition like Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Failure or COPD?

Do you have joint problems, trouble walking or getting up from a chair?

Do you have pain that keeps you from doing your normal daily activities?

Do you have an open sore that won’t heal?

Have you forgotten any important tasks like going to a medical appointment or taking your medications?

Do you live alone and feed overwhelmed with taking care of yourself?

Are you suffering from an illness, feeling fatigued, and not eating or drinking enough?

Is it difficult for you to leave your home without assistance of another person?

If you answered yes to at least one of the questions, then you qualify for Home Health Care. Talk to your doctor or call us TODAY about receiving Home Health services.

What is Home Health Care?

Home Health Care covers a wide range of health care services. it is more convenient and just as effective as the care you get in a hospital or a skilled nursing facility, also commonly known as a nursing home.  Studies have shown that patients actually get better in their home setting because the feel more comfortable at home.

The goal of Home Health:

To treat an illness or injury.  We help you get better, and become as independent as possible.   It includes visited skilled nurses (RNs, LVNs), physical therapists, occupational therapists, registered dieticians and speech therapists,  In addition, it also includes medical social services and certified home health aides.

How it works:

You can talk to your doctor, call us for a free consultation by a registered nurse, or any other healthcare professional.   Once a need has been identified, we will work with your doctor to design a care plan for you.  The care plan consists of written doctors orders individualized to suit your needs.  The home health team keeps the doctor up-to-date on your condition and updates the plan of care as needed.  You are a very important part of the process and will be involved in the decision making.

What is in the Plan of Care?

  • The services that you need
  • Which health care professionals will give these services
  • How often the services will be given
  • The medical equipment you will be provided
  • The results your doctor expects from your treatment
    • Your plan of care will be kept in a confidential folder in your home, and your home health team will keep it updated.

What to expect?

Once we have identified the need for home health, we schedule an appointment for our registered nurse to come talk to you about your needs an ask questions about your health.  We also will be in contact with your doctor about your care and keep your doctor updated about your progress.  From that point, we will send out a nurse or therapist based on the evaluation and the orders from your doctor.  Essentially, home health is an extension of your doctor and is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week for questions related to your health concerns.  In addition to the hands on clinical care, our staff acts as a concierge service for your questions and concerns.

Examples of what the Home Health staff does:

  • Monitor what you are eating and drinking
  • Check your blood pressure, temperature, heart rate, and breathing
  • Assess that you are taking your prescription and other drugs and any treatments correctly
  • Ask if you are having pain
  • Check the safety of your home and the need for equipment
  • Teach you and your family about your care so that you can take care of yourself
  • Coordinate your care by communicating regularly with you, your doctor, and others involved in your care.

Who provides the care?

Registered Nurse (RN):

This is the person that first comes to your home, is in charge of your care, and will be the one to answer all of your questions.  She will make periodic visits to your home to check up, provide care, and make sure that you are ok.  She can also provide IV therapy and monitors serious illness and unstable health status.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN):

She will provide the routine skilled services and follow-ups such as dressing changes for wound care, injections, or removal of sutures/staples.  She will be under the direct supervision of the RN.

Certified Home Health Aides (CHHA):

The CHHA is better known as a CNA in the hospital.  She is there to assist with personal care services such as getting in and out of bed, dressing, eating exercises, bathing, house-keeping, cooking, laundry, and shopping.

Physical Therapists (PT):

This person will help you get your strength back through an exercise program.  The PT will assess your functional ability and design a custom rehabilitation program with your doctor that will focus on improving the way you walk, get in and out of bed or bath, and prevent falls from occurring.  The PT is crucial when recovering from knee or hip surgery as well and should be started as soon as possible.

Occupational Therapists (OT):

This individual helps you to become more independent on your normal daily activities.  May include learning new ways to eat, put on your clothes, comb your hair, and other usual daily activities.

Speech Language Pathologists or Speech Therapists (ST):

The therapy this person performs includes exercises and techniques to  help you regain and/or strengthen your communication skills and/or swallowing skills.

Medical Social Workers (MSW):

These individuals are experts at insurance programs and helping you navigate through your plan, helping you to extract the most out of your benefit for your care.  They also address emotional issues, provide counseling, and promote access to community resources, such as transportation paid for by your insurance.

Registered Dietician

Perhaps the most under-utilize resource available.  This person will give you a custom designed nutritional plan.  This can be essential to your health.

Career Opportunities



Apply Today!  Download the RN Application.



Apply Today!  Download the LVN Application.



Apply Today!  Download the CHHA Application.

Most insurance companies will pay for all or most of your home health care.  We accept all major insurance plans including Medicare, Medi-cal, and most PPO insurances.  We will do a certified insurance verification free of charge prior to providing care and provide you a free copy.  If there are any shared costs or co-pays, we will thoroughly explain them to you and your family before providing the services.