Frequently Asked Questions

1.  What is Home Health Care?

Home Health is a wide range of health care services that can be given in your home for an illness or injury.  Home health care helps you get better, regain your independence, and become as self-sufficient as possible

2.  Who qualifies for Home Health Care?

Anyone who has recently experienced a change in medication or health condition, had a recent hospitalization, and currently experiences difficulty leaving home may qualify for home care. Common reasons for home care include:
• Wound care
• Diabetes
• Physical therapy
• Any disease that is—or should be—managed by a physician
• Medication Education
• Requiring professional help in understanding and managing personal health care

Who qualifies for home heath varies from person to person.  Please give us a call for a more detailed understanding, and to find out if you or a loved one qualify.

3.  What is Personal Care?

Personal Care is care that is provided by trained aids rather than nurses. Personal care is designed for those who need assistance with what we call the activities of daily living; for example washing, dressing, eating and mobility.

4. What insurances do we accept?

We accept Medicare, Medicaid, and most private Virginia insurances.

5. What medical equipment is covered by Medicare?

Please refer to our IHCPatientResourceGuide for detailed information about what equipment is covered by Medicare.

Give us a call today if you have any questions.  A friendly voice will be glad to help!