Q. What is home health care?
A. Home care is health care delivered in an individual’s home. Services may include skilled nursing, personal cares, physical, occupational and speech therapy, medical social services, home maker services, and respite to a primary caregiver, among others.
Q. What are the advantages of home health care?
A. Home health care allows you or your loved one to live in the comfort of your own home, preventing or delaying the need to go to a hospital or long term care facility. We believe that you or your loved one will be happier and healthier in your own home.
Q. How is Greenbelt Home Care different?
A. We do everything in a professional and effective manner. Everything we do is done with love, kindness, and respect for our client.
Q. How do I seek home care for myself or a loved one?
A. Call us at 641-939-8444 and we will take it from there. We realize this is a stressful time for your family and we are here to make it simple. We’ll contact your physician, verify your insurance, and visit you in the comfort of your own home. Greenbelt Home Care is only a phone call away, and we’re here to serve you.
Q. Who pays for home care?
A. Home care is covered by most insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Our team of professionals will work with your insurance provider to verify your coverage. Other coverage options include Private Insurance, Veterans Administration, Waiver Programs, and private pay.
Q. Do you only work with seniors?
A. No. We serve all ages from prenatal mothers, to infants, up to seniors.
Q. I just had an accident and I was injured. Does home care make sense for me?
A. Absolutely. Our Medical Social Worker and Therapists will assist you with rehab or any special equipment that you might need. Our Nurses will help with any medications or wounds, and our Home Health Aides can assist you with personal care needs. At Greenbelt Home Care, everyone works together as a team so you can go home.
Q. What about if I have a hip replacement? Or knee(s)? Shoulder(s)? Will Greenbelt Home Care work for me?
A. Yes. Just like we’d help if you had an accident, our Medical Social Worker and Therapists will assist you with rehab or any special equipment that you might need. Our Nurses will help with any medications or wounds, and our Home Health Aides can assist you with personal care needs. Our team works together so you can go home after a joint replacement.
Q. How often will someone visit me?
A. The frequency of our visits will be determined by the services we’re providing. We’ll call ahead to confirm the visits, and make sure we properly identify ourselves when we arrive. Greenbelt Home Care doesn’t want there to be any surprises or uncertainty.