Home care is designed for patients who have been recently hospitalized, have chronic conditions, or for those who need assistance with daily activities or require skilled nursing care.
With the highest level of comprehensive care available, our home care team works with patients, their families, and physicians to create a cohesive in-home care setting that promotes health and healing. Theses services are available:
- Post-hospitalization care
- Help managing chronic illness
- Assistance with daily activities
- Medication monitoring, adherence, and changes
- Physical rehabilitation
- Wound care
- Patient education on disease and self-care
Home Care Team
Highly skilled registered nurses provide individualized patient care. In accordance with physician’s orders, KeystoneCare nurses assess the patient’s physical condition with special attention to promoting health and healing at home.
In coordination with the patient’s physician, specialized therapists will assess the needs of home-based patients and develop treatment plans. They will work with the home care team and referring physician to provide therapy services as defined in treatment plans.
KeystoneCare’s team of social workers provide support and counseling to address the psychosocial needs of the patients, families and caregivers.
Certified Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide, and Homemakers
This team is specially trained to provide personal care to patients such as skin care, bathing, shampooing, shaving, and any personal grooming needs, as well as food preparation or light housekeeping.
KeystoneCare’s trained volunteers are dedicated to serving you, your loved one, and your family. Volunteers are skilled in active listening, and are sensitive to the needs of patient, caregiver, and family, and may help in any of these ways:
- Caregiver respite
- Reading to the patient, writing letters or playing a game
- Assisting at mealtime
Specialized Home Care
Keystone Home Care staff and volunteers are specially trained to respect and honor the lifestyles, relationships and traditions of each patient, their families, and loved ones.
For more than 20 years, we have been helping men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS to live more fully through competent care offered in an environment of dignity and respect. Our caregivers understand how the disease affects patients physically and emotionally.
KeystoneCare has a history of providing respectful and supportive care to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients. We have experience in honoring patient’s wishes and supporting relationships. Keystone helps patients live life to the fullest, and create a safe and compassionate environment to offer care and comfort.
All of KeystoneCare’s professional staff is fully licensed in the state of Pennsylvania. KeystoneCare conducts thorough background screenings, including Pennsylvania criminal history and child abuse clearances.