Home Health

Private Duty Services

St. Joseph Health Home Care Services is a comprehensive agency that offers private duty care designed to meet the total needs of the patient at home. Our private duty staff members are dedicated to helping patients remain in their homes or to return home sooner following a hospital or skilled nursing facility admission. Private duty services are usually rendered on a private pay basis, but we also receive referrals from private insurance, worker's compensation, managed care organizations, physicians and discharge planners.

Why choose our private duty services?

  • Applicant screening
  • Criminal background check
  • Licensed and bonded
  • Covered with worker's compensation
  • State-licensed home health agency
  • Accredited by The Joint Commission, with commendation
  • CPR certified
  • Annual TB testing and physical
  • Yearly skills lab for field staff
  • Skilled multi-lingual staff
  • RN-supervised home visits

Private duty staff and services provided include:

  • Registered nurses
  • Licensed vocational nurses
  • Certified home health aides
  • Personal care attendant
  • Homemaker
  • Hourly care (day or night shift)
  • Bath visits
  • RN medication management
  • Certified nurse's aides

Private duty staff can assist and help manage all of your daily living activities, including:

  • Personal care
  • Meal preparation and feeding
  • Medication reminder
  • Shopping / errands / transportation
  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundry

We can assist patients with:

  • All types of dementia including Alzheimer’s
  • Terminally ill patients / palliative care
  • Patients requiring skilled care (vents, tracheotomy, rehab, etc.)
  • People no longer able to care for themselves
  • Vacation accompaniment