Private Duty Home Care – Skilled Nursing
Private Duty Nursing Care – Serving seniors throughout Palm Beach, Martin, Indian River and St. Lucie Counties. Call 561-320-0055 today to learn more about how a licensed private duty home health aides referred by us can make a positive difference to your lifestyle and provide peace of mind. Personalize care for the elderly to match your daily needs and lifestyle.
Skilled Care – Obtaining a Visiting Nurse to Help at Home
Skilled home care is provided by a licensed registered nurse (RN) or a licensed practical nurse (LPN). Sometimes families request a skilled nurse to assist with medication management for a family member. The skilled nurse works under the director of a licensed physician in the State of Florida and designed to be the ears and eyes for the physician. Based on insurance, skilled care is a service generally covered by insurance such as Medicare. Private duty skilled care through a nurse registry such as Accountable can be provided however services are paid privately or through a long term care insurance policy when warranted.
Who Can Provide Skilled Nursing Care at Home?
Skilled Care is performed by a licensed trained Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) under the direction of a licensed physician in the State of Florida. A comprehensive home care assessment by a nurse is required to ensure the safety of the patient at home.
When Skilled Nursing Care at Home May Be Appropriate:
- Medication Management
- I.V. Infusion Therapy
- Enteral Feeding
- Ostomy Care
- Tracheostomy Care
- Wound Care
Please note: Most insurances such as Medicare covered skilled nursing care at home. Services are required to be under the care of a physician and meet Medicare Guidelines. Refer to Medicare.gov to learn more or ask a care navigator with Accountable Home Care to discuss your situation.