Pediatrics & Adult Skilled Home Care – Frequently Asked Questions

What is Skilled Nursing?

Private Duty Nursing can be defined as nursing services administered to patients of all ages on an hourly basis within the comforts of their home.

What services do you provide?

Behavioral and Developmental Disability Care, Trach/Ventilator Care, Supplemental Nutrition, Feeding Tube Management (G/J-Tube, NG, G-Tube), Quadraplegia/Paraplegia Care, Seizure Disorder Care, Premature Newborn Care, Medication Administration, Management of chronic diseases, Management of Acute Injuries, and more.

Who pays for skilled nursing?

Private pay, Managed Care (Including AmeriHealth, Coventry, Geisinger Family Plan, Geisinger Gold, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Health, UMPC, Keystone First, and Health Partners), Workers Compensation, and a variety of medicaid waivers.

Who trains my nurse?

Our RN Clinical Managers train staff on each individual case.  Training is provided both in our office and on-site with your family member until everyone feels confident to properly provide all aspects of care.