Frequently Asked Questions
In home care is great for elderly patients, retirees, grandparents, or any one in need of medical support, companionship, or general in-home support. If your loved one needs between minimal to extensive support, they are a good candidate for In-Home Nursing Services. We can offer services for both short and long term patients. Specialized Nursing Services provides short term care for those with acute or temporary illness, or those rehabilitating from accidents. We can also provide long term support for adults suffering from Dementia and Alzheimer’s, or other debilitating diseases. In-home care can be offered between 1-24 hours a day, 1-7 days a week. We’ll work with you and your loved one to meet their individual needs.
Specialized Nursing Services does everything we can to keep your out of pocket expenses to a minimum. For qualified beneficiaries, Medicare pays 100%! That’s right- In-Home care could be completely covered for your loved one! Medicare covers medical home health care provided by Specialized Nursing Services. For any of our covered services, there would be no deductible, no co-pay, and no cost-sharing of any kind. In-Home Senior care is affordable and is often covered 100% by Medicare. That means you or your loved one pay nothing!
Many of our patients qualify for 100% medicare coverage. A few specific qualifications apply to ensure that you or your loved one would be covered. For example, If the patient has orders from a doctor for homebound health care, we can help coordinate Medicare coverage. The definition is not as restrictive as “homebound” implies and applicable on a case by case basis. Give us a call to discuss the specifics of your patient and we will do our best to make sure your loved one is pre-approved and qualified.
Another example of a qualifying patient is one who needs nursing or therapy services for a recent change of medical condition. We will be able to facilitate 100% Medicare coverage as a qualifying patient. A similar factor is that the plan must have an anticipated endpoint. Your loved one will qualify for Medicare 100% coverage if they are recovering from an acute injury or only need assistance for a specified amount of time.
Specialized Nursing Services provides much needed support to families or individuals in need. Through our services patients can become more comfortable, stable, and capable. Specialized Nursing Services often provides care for no out of pocket expense to patients or their families. We’ll also help to create a plan that is specific to your needs.
Specialized Nursing Services provides the highest quality of customer care and service. You are our priority. We’ll work with you from the beginning to set up a care plan designed around you or your loved ones’ needs. Together we will identify target needs of the patient, schedule appropriate medical professionals, arrange logistics, and make sure that the patient is well taken care of- often at no cost to you! Patient comfort and care is our priority. Specialized Nursing Services is proud to serve you and your loved one. Our attention to detail and superb patient service are just a few things that make us the best choice!
Depending on the needs of each patient, we can offer special services to support the recovery or health of your senior loved one. Our staff is trained in a variety of disciplines and skills. Depending on your loved one’s needs, we’ll provide a variety of services. A few examples include wound care, medical observation and assessment, telehealth monitoring, and wound-vac/ negative pressure wound therapy. In some cases patients need In-home chemotherapy, injections and lab draws, or home infusion nursing. These are services that Specialized Nursing Services proudly provides, matching your loved one with the best fit trained professionals to care for them.
Some other procedures we can offer include chronic disease management, orthopedic rehabilitation, stroke/neurological rehabilitation, and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. We also provide care for patients with Lymphedema, Parkinson’s Disease, Injuries from falling- and prevention rehab. We also offer rehabilitation to adjust to living with new physical challenges for loved ones who have are returning to independent living.
Yes. If your loved one needs special accommodations, we can help. We will work together with patients, doctors and medical professionals to be sure every need of the patient is met. Our goal is to support the overall well being of our patients, and we’ll make sure that nothing goes overlooked. Our trained professionals can provide fall safety, assistance walking, assistance getting in and out of chairs, bathing, grooming, and dressing. We can also help with monitoring health and vital signs, assistance with self-administered medications, and adherence to therapeutic diets or feeding. There are no special needs that Specialized Nursing Services can’t support!
The amount of hours and days that a patient needs care, and what type of care or support they need varies. Depending on the type of concerns that need to be addressed, and specific needs of the patient, our expert team will help you to create a plan that is supportive and flexible. We offer services from 1-24 hours a day, 1-7 days a week. Different patients will require different support. We’re here to help assess their needs and design a program to meet them.
With Specialized Nursing Services we take pride in creating a specialized care plan- just like our name implies. We care about each patients needs and strive to support them in every way possible. Our specialized care services include matching patients with trained medical professionals who are equipped with the skills to meet their individual needs. From the get go, we’ll discuss the patient’s strengths, and limitations. We’ll assess and address what specific services are applicable, we’ll handle the logistics, and present you or your loved one with a specially designed plan. Not all patients have the same needs, and at Specialized Nursing Services our priority is you! We’ll design a plan to cover all patient needs, and consistently reevaluate and adjust the plan as needed. You’re loved one will be taken care of with a specialized plan.
Yes! Our programs highlight a variety of services that can support a semi-independent patient. Some patients have restrictions that limit tasks like driving, or cooking, others with medication reminders or medical record keeping. We keep in mind the multitude of responsibilities and needs of each patient and offer tools, support, and services to ease the process. Specialized Elder Care professionals can assist with household tasks like light cleaning, laundry, making the bed, and even meal prep. Our team can provide companionship, writing letters and communication, even technology related tasks like emails and social media. We can provide medical services including lab draws, injections, wound care and medical record keeping. Specialized Nursing Services can support your loved one regardless of the severity of their limitations.
Specialized Nursing Services works with a wide variety of medically trained professionals to assist with the complex task of ensuring the well being of your loved one. Our goal is to meet patients needs. We employ a wide range of qualified, licensed workers and aides. Some of the medical professionals that work with Specialized Nursing Services include skilled nurses, home health aides, occupational therapists, speech therapists, physical therapists, and medical social works. We’ll identify which professional(s) would be best suited to your loved one. We can also provide alternative specialized professionals for specific needs. This is all part of the specialized plan we create for each patient.
We can start right away. Call us today! We’ll work with you to create a specialized plan and be here every step of the way.