Physician's Choice Homecare FAQS


On this page you will find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about Home Care. If you do not see your question listed then feel free to contact us to get an answer.

What is Home Care?

The term “Home Care” offers people who are recovering, chronically or terminally ill individuals who  need medical nursing, therapeutic treatment, or other services in the home.  As our population becomes older the need for specialized care increases outside of the hospital. Statistics indicate that aging patients prefer to remain at home as long as possible. Unfortunately, with no one to care for them patients are open to injuries, lack of care, and needs that loved ones are not able to manage always.

Home care is a preferred service which permits aging family members and any person who needs ongoing care but isn’t capable of leaving the home regularly. Physician’s Choice Home Care is the premier in skilled care and permits care at home in a familiar atmosphere and in a respectable manner to advance their expedited recovery.

What services do home health agencies provide?
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Medical Social Services
  • Home Health Aides
  • Durable Medical Equipment

How Do I Choose a Home Care Provider?

As patient or home care giver, you may choose the agency which will best meet your care needs. Your options to obtain referrals are: friends, physician, or Social Worker.
Situations that might warrant homecare can include:

  • Post-Surgical procedures
  • A loved one or neighbor struggling with an illness
  • Rehabilitation
  • A Physician mentioning home health for continuation of treatment

What does Homebound Mean?

When a patient encounters situations when leaving the home becomes increasingly difficult due to health condition and a physician indicates a homebound status.


How Do I Get Home Health?

The first step to obtaining home health care is to contact your physician who will evaluate your need for care at home. Your physician will refer you to an agency which will be able to provide the necessary care and treatment.

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