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In-Home Services/Private Duty

What Is Private Duty Home Care?

Private Duty Home Care is a way for a loved one to get support without leaving the comfort of home, providing a sense of independence.

These affordable services can be utilized for a long- or short-term period based on your needs. This service is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and participates in Long-Term Care Insurance plans.

Services Available

Personal Care by a Direct Care Partner or Aide

  • Shower/bed bath/sponge bath
  • Shampoo/comb/set/style hair
  • Skin care
  • Dress/undress
  • Toileting/change of undergarment
  • Oral hygiene
  • Foot care

Home Support by a Direct Care Partner or Aide

  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Grocery shopping/errands

Special Services

  • Care coordination
  • Assistance with bill paying
  • Transportation/accompaniment to appointments

Other By a Direct Care Partner or Aide

  • Bowel/bladder training
  • Medication reminders
  • Assistance with self-administered medications
  • Meal preparation
  • Passive range of motion (ROM) exercises
  • Assistance with feeding
  • Transferring/ambulation assistance
  • Respite care

For more information, call Excela Health Home Care at Independence Health System, 724-689-1800 or toll free, 1-800-427-1400.

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