FAQs

What is Private Duty?

Licensed home health service comprised of RN, LVN, CNA, and therapists who are able to provide medical and non-medical services to individuals in their home, a facility or in a hospital.

Private Duty Frequently Asked Questions

How can Private Duty assist me and my family?

Bathing and dressing
Meal assistance – planning, cooking, assistance with eating – assuring diet compliance
Medication reminders
Laundry and light housekeeping
Transportation assistance for doctor appointments, social events, and traveling companion
Shopping, errands and assistance with bill paying
Exercise assistance to promote health
Around-the-clock companion care
Other non-medical tasks as assigned
Private Duty Skilled Home Health Services
(Requires a Physician’s order)
Nursing assessment
Wound care
Infusions
Medication Administration
Catheter Care, Bowel/Bladder Care
Education-Diagnosis, Medications, Interventions
Other patient care skills that require an RN or LVN
Therapy Services
(Requires a Physician’s order)
Physical Therapy – Home exercise plans
Occupational Therapy – Learning to adapt and be able to be independent after a stroke
Speech Language Pathology – Working with swallowing, speech patterns and memory

Advantages of Private Duty Care?

Private Duty Care can be tailored to fit your needs. We will also work with your long term care insurance to utilize your home health benefit if that is included in your policy.

How do you recruit your caregivers?

Employees are the key to our success. We conduct in-depth interviews to determine skills and experience. We complete criminal background checks and require current CPR certifications and drug screenings to ensure all employees are qualified. We continually monitor licensure and certification status, complete comprehensive orientations before placement, and are insured and bonded. Our process ensures you are getting the utmost in quality, skill, and professionalism, every time.

Should a scheduling conflict occur, are there trained back-up caregivers?

Yes, we will replace a caregiver with another qualified staff member from our team

Are your caregivers bonded and insured?

Yes and yes.

Are the caregivers employees of the provider and who handles payroll and required taxes for the caregiver?

Our caregivers are employees of CareServe Private Duty and all payroll, tax and social security deductions are done by us.

What type of background checks and screening do you do?

Each employee has a criminal background check done, a drug screen and reference checks. Our employees also are screened for TB exposure, have been offered Hepatitis B vaccines if they have not already been vaccinated. All employees have passed a healthcare provider CPR course.