Frequently asked questions

What are the different screening processes the staff must complete?

◦ thorough interview process 

◦ state and federal background checks 

◦ comprehensive personal and professional reference checks 

◦ submission of current license 

◦ complete health assessment

◦  competency evaluations 

What is home health?

“Home health” refers to medical services provided at the patient’s residence. The residence can be a private home or assisted living facility. The home health services typically include skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical social work and in-home aide. Home health may also include medical equipment and supplies.

How do I get started?

Call us at (941) 870-7144.  We will come to your home to complete an assessment, and our clinical team will discuss a plan of care with your primary physician.

Does your agency handle medical equipment?

Yes. We have contracts with medical equipment companies to handle your medical equipment needs.

Can your agency handle Biohazard waste?

Yes. We are contracted with a biohazard waste company to handle sharp containers and medical waste.

Who can receive home health?

Individuals of all ages and with a variety of health care needs can receive home health services. As the name implies, home health is for people who require assistance from a health care professional at home. Medicare, Medicaid and insurance companies require medical orders from a physician before care can be initiated.