Who Might Benefit from Home Care Services?

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Indivduals who have illness, acute illness, long-term health conditions, permanent disability or terminal illness may need home care. The most common conditions of patients using home care are:

  • Diseases of the circulatory system
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Wounds including ulcers, decubitus or surgical sites
  • Post-hospital care

The most common conditions of patients using home infusion services are:

  • Infections requiring IV antibiotics
  • Cancer treatment requiring IV chemotherapy
  • IV Pain management
  • Nutritional needs requiring enteral (tube feedings) or parenteral (TPN) support