Home care and Home health services is sometimes used interchangeably. There is a difference in home care and home health services. Home care services can refer to non-skilled workers. Home health services always refer to those skilled services provided under the direction of a Physician. Home care are usually maintenance and long term. Home health is short term care.
What is Home Healthcare?
Home Health care is services provided to those who can’t leave their home due to a medical condition or disability. The goal is to promote healing and continue the care as an option to being hospitalized. Services range from physical and occupational therapy, skilled nursing, personal care, to minor lab draws and etc. These are services provided under the direction of a Physician’s care.
Are you licensed by the state?
YES. WE ARE LICENSED BY THE STATE OF MISSOURI to provide personal care assistance and homemaker-home health aide/companionship services to clients in their home or place of residence.
What payment options do I have?
We accept many different forms of payment. If you have insurance to pay for services we will work with your insurance company. If you aren’t insured or underinsured meaning don’t have coverage for homecare or home healthcare we do take private pay. Missouri Medicaid is accepted for Managed Care (United Healthcare and Home State Health), Missouri In-home Care and Missouri Consumer Directed Services CDS, VA, and Workers Compensation. If your insurance company is not listed don’t worry we will work with them. Medicare is pending.
What do you charge for your services?
Every individual is different and our rates are customized to the person we are assisting. Our rates are competitive without comprising the quality of care we provide. You may be wondering how we give quality care at matching or beating the competition. It’s simple, we are simple. We don’t worry about fancy office supplies or going over board in spending money to create looks. We believe in placing our monies where it matters the most. This means investing in technology and equipment that adds value to care rather than glitter things. rates Even better, we only charge you for the services that you need. Contact us for a detailed analysis of your needs to determine services and charges. You may also use our caregiver quiz to gather information.
How soon can I start services?
Let’s start off by making sure we are a match for you. From that point on generally, we can start within 24 to 48 hours of a need’s assessment. Assessments can be completed by phone, a zoom call or in person. Call us at 314-649-5586 to discuss.
What are your service hours?
We are available to serve you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
What is respite care?
Respite care is short term relief for primary caregivers. The purpose is to give caregivers a break or rest. Maybe the caregiver needs time for themselves to rejuvenate. Breakthrough Healthcare provides respite care! Respite care can be for any length of time. A few hours, several weeks or even a day. Call us for more information 314-649-5586
Care can be arranged for just an afternoon or for several days or weeks. Care can be provided at home.
How many hours each day and days per week are required?
Our resources are available for any number of hours a day or days per week. We don’t want our clients paying for something they don’t need. If a client just needs help bathing and getting dressed. We offer flat fee services. Let us work with you on developing a plan or helping you meet the needs already identified.