When to Consider Home Health Services

When Might Home Health Services Be Needed?

If any of items listed below apply to you, you may need home health services:

  • Caregiver concerns
  • Frequent emergency room visits
  • Home safety concerns
  • Lives alone
  • New diagnosis or flare up of a chronic disease
  • New medications or multiple medications
  • Multiple illnesses
  • Pain control issues
  • Post-surgical patients
  • Transitioning to the home setting

Do you have questions about the differences between home health, palliative care and hospice care, and when each might be appropriate? View a comparison of services chart (PDF)