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Flamingo Homecare

  1215 Duncan Ave.
Lakeland, FL 33801

Senior Home Companions

  813 Sandy Trail Place
Brandon, FL 33511

Accessible Home Care

  673-a West Lumsden Road
Brandon, FL 33511

American In-Home Care Tampa

  10150 Highland Drive STE 200
Tampa, FL 33610

BrightStar Care of Pasco County

  3848 Flatiron Loop, Unit 102
Wesley Chapel, FL 33544

Home Instead - Wesley Chapel, Zephyrhills, Dade City

  6719 Gall Blvd, Suite 104
Zephyrhills, FL 33542

Advanced Home Health Inc

  27661 Cashford Cir Suite 102
Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
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8 Home Health Communities in the Lakeland Area

Flamingo Homecare

Locally Owned and Operated, we offer the highest Quality Care for the Lowest Price.

  •  1215 Duncan Ave., Lakeland, FL 33801
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Post Op Recovery
  • Snow Bird Services
  • Respite Care
  • Errands/Shopping/Laudry/Meal Prep/Pet Care/Housekeeping

Senior Home Companions

Senior Home Companions Serving Sarasota, Fort Myers & The Villages

  •  813 Sandy Trail Place, Brandon, FL 33511
  • Caring companionship and friendship
  • Meal planning/preparation, grocery shopping and errands
  • Light housekeeping including laundry and changing of linens
  • Medication reminders, transportation to appointments, medical and other
  • Day care, overnight, 24-hour or respite care.

Accessible Home Care

Home care services for the one who matters most.

  •  673-a West Lumsden Road, Brandon, FL 33511
  • Professional, experienced and caring companions
  • Creative activities to increase exercise and social interaction
  • Safe transportation to doctor's appointments, errands and fun outings
  • Delicious meal preparation and expert service
  • Light housekeeping and laundry service with a smile

American In-Home Care Tampa

Florida's First Choice for In-Home Care Since 1992

  •  10150 Highland Drive STE 200, Tampa, FL 33610
  • Companion, Personal Care and Live-In Care options - FL AHCA Licensed
  • Certified Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides and Registered Nurses
  • Respite Care, Welcome Home Packages and Veterans Aide & Attendance
  • Referred Care Providers are Certified, Verified, Screened and Insured
  • Guaranteed Care Provider Match!

Senior Helpers Sun City Center

Sun City’s Premier Provider of In-Home Senior Care

  •  1311 Aston Gardens Court, Sun City Center, FL 33573
  • Companionship, Errands and Transportation
  • Light Housekeeping, Meal Preparation
  • Medication Reminders
  • Alzheimer and Dementia Care
  • Up to 24-hour Care

BrightStar Care of Pasco County

Your Family is Our Family

  •  3848 Flatiron Loop, Unit 102, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
  • Our professional care teams, each led by a Registered Nurse, deliver expert, compassionate and personal care.
  • Personal Care - We are ready to assist with any personal care needs such as bathing, grooming, eating, and more.
  • Transitional Care - Optimize recovery and enjoy a safe return home from the hospital with our unique approach.
  • Alzheimer's & Dementia Care - Our specialized approach to memory care promotes dignity, safety, and communication.
  • Medication Management - Our nurses and caregivers can ensure your loved one stays safe with their medications.

Home Instead - Wesley Chapel, Zephyrhills, Dade City

There's No Place Like Home

  •  6719 Gall Blvd, Suite 104, Zephyrhills, FL 33542
  • Companionship Home Helper
  • Personal Services
  • Respite Care
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Short-Term Recovery

Advanced Home Health Inc

No Place Like Home for Healing

  •  27661 Cashford Cir Suite 102, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
  • Nursing Services
  • Therapy Services
  • Personal Care Services
  • Medical Social Worker
  • Private Duty Nursing LTC

What is Home Care?

Home Care is general term used to describe services that are provided in-home, by professionals, to help people live safely at home. These services can range from home companions for seniors to skilled nursing and various therapies overseen by a doctor. In-home care may be necessary for a senior who needs assistance managing daily tasks, someone who has a chronic illness or is recovering from an injury, or someone with a disability or special needs. Services are provided in the home by professional caregivers such as aides, registered nurses and therapists, on a short- or long-term basis and tailored to each person’s condition.

What are the Benefits of Home Care?
The first benefit of Home Care is that it takes place at home, where a person feels most comfortable, safe and secure. There are many other benefits to receiving care at home, including:

• Convenience
• Greater independence
• Family participation in care, if desired, but also family respite
• Personalized care plans with one-on-one attention
• Faster recovery from illness or injury
• A team of home health care professionals can act as liaisons between the patient, family and doctor, while offering a broad range of services
• Less costly than a hospital, assisted living or skilled nursing

What are the Types of Home Care?
There are three types of Home Care. Home care providers may offer one type of care or a combination of all three:

1. Personal Care – also called Companion Care or Non-Medical Care. This type of service usually includes assistance with daily living, such as bathing, grooming and toileting. It may also involve meal preparation, light housekeeping, errands and companionship – time spent engaging in activities and hobbies of interest to the client. Personal Care may be used as respite care for family members or as a long-term alternative to assisted living.

2. Private Duty Nursing – generally found through an agency or as a direct hire. Private duty nurses provide a wide range of services that can include administration of medication, wound care, ventilator care, catheters, colostomy bags and feeding tubes. Care may also involve basic hygiene, grooming care and light household duties. Private Duty Nursing is usually a long-term solution to ongoing care needs due to chronic illness or disability.

3. Home Health Care – must be prescribed by a doctor. Home Health Care is usually prescribed because of a chronic illness, such as kidney failure or heart disease, or after a stroke, surgery, or other major health event. Medical professionals including registered nurses, nurse aides and physical, occupational and speech therapists may be necessary, all under a doctor’s supervision. Unlike Personal Care and Private Duty Nursing, Medicare may cover eligible Home Health Care, if the following conditions are met:

• It is ordered by a doctor, is deemed medically necessary and requires skilled services

• The care is prescribed after an in-person, documented visit with the doctor occurring no more than 90 days before or 30 days after the start of home health care

• There is a plan of care that is established by the doctor and is reviewed regularly, and includes the type, duration and frequency of care.

• The care must be intermittent or short-term

• The person receiving care must be certified by the doctor as homebound, or unable to leave home without the help of another person and/or the use of a wheelchair, walker, cane or crutches because of an injury or illness

• The agency providing the care must be Medicare-certified

No matter which type of Home Care you choose, the goal is to allow your loved one to live as healthfully and independently as possible, while giving you and your loved one peace of mind. You can begin your search for Home Health Care, Private Duty Nursing and/or Personal Care using our US map above. Our search results include descriptions of services offered, service areas, contact information and prices where available.

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