A home health agency coordinates skilled nurses and/or therapists who provide services in individual’s homes. Services include:
These services allow the person to either remain at home or return home after a hospital stay. An individual living in an adult foster home, residential care or assisted living facility may also receive home health services. These services require a physician’s referral and may be paid by your insurance coverage. Home Health services are normally limited by time, number of visits or level of improvement.
Find more information about home health, nurse delegation and hospice services in Washington State.