When it comes to providing personalized and comprehensive healthcare at home, Private Duty Nursing allows your loved one to remain comfortably at home. At EQC Home Care, our focus is on offering highly skilled, Registered Nurses (RNs) who are adept at caring for individuals with medically complex conditions across all age groups.
What is Private Duty Nursing?
Private Duty Nursing goes beyond traditional home care by delivering long-term, hourly nursing care right in the comfort of a patient’s home—a setting that most patients and their families find preferable. Our Registered Nurses specialize in managing medical technology and equipment, offering services ranging from 4 to 24 hours per day. Private Duty Nursing is also sometimes referred to as continuous skilled nursing or block shift nursing.
Who Benefits from Private Duty Nursing?
From children born with congenital conditions to adults living with conditions like ALS or Parkinson’s disease, our Registered Nurses offer tailored services. Common medical conditions that necessitate Private Duty Nursing include:
- Traumatic brain injury
- Birth injury
- Failure to thrive
- Congenital disease
- Rare disease
- Multiple comorbidities
The Scope of Private Duty Nursing Services
Our Registered Nurses undergo rigorous training and constant oversight to provide one-on-one care that addresses unique health challenges. Their competencies include:
- Ventilator care
- Tracheostomy care
- G tube care and feeding
- Management of specialized medical equipment and technology
Insurance Coverage for Private Duty Nursing
This form of nursing care often requires separate authorization and may be covered by various insurance types, including Commercial Insurance, Medicaid, Managed Medicaid, Tricare, Veterans Affairs, and Worker’s Compensation. At EQC Home Care, we assist in navigating the authorization process, ensuring that you can access the specialized care you need without delay.
Qualifying for Private Duty Nursing
Determining eligibility for Private Duty Nursing involves a thorough evaluation. EQC Home Care works closely with insurance companies to expedite authorization processes and find a nurse trained to meet your unique needs.
Private Duty Nursing through EQC Home Care provides more than just healthcare; it offers a peace of mind. Our Registered Nurses are specially trained to deliver skilled care to patients with medically complex conditions, enabling them to live safely and comfortably in their homes. It’s not just about managing health conditions; it’s about enhancing the quality of life for both the patient and their family.