That Private care is more affordable than most may think.

 

Most people do not realize the affordability of private care.  It requires only a minimal investment which typically cost less than the price of a good meal.

 

Home care generally falls into two categories: Skilled Care and Custodial Care

 

FirstChoice can help you determine what type of care is best for you and your loved one.  We are here to help.

 

Payors we Accept

  • MyCare Plans Duel Eligible
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Commercial Insurances
  • Most Private Insurances
  • Passport
  • Options
  • Veterans Administration
  • Private Pay

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Home health care services

Behavioral Health

In October 2009, FirstChoice launched it’s new Behavioral Health program, called Journey.

Through the Journey Program, FirstChoice provides Behavioral/Mental Health home care services to home bound adults.  Services are provided by a multidisciplinary team that provides comprehensive short-term intermittent home health services.  The team is made up of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers, Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapists and Home Health Aides who can meet the holistic needs of the patient

GOALS OF THE JOURNEY PROGRAM:

  • Transition client from acute levels of care to home and community
  • Increase medication and treatment compliance
  • Improved functional ability
  • Prevent expensive in-patient hospitalization
  • Decrease emergency services utilization
  • Improve knowledge about medications, illness, coping, staying well and community resources
  • Decrease symptoms
  • Increase patient’s quality of life and overall health management

Do you think you or a family member might benefit from the Journey Program?

  • Are you anxious?
  • Do you feel that your life is empty?
  • Do you have feelings of panic about life events?
  • Do you have feelings of impending doom?
  • Have you noticed feelings of hopelessness and helplessness?
  • Do you frequently feel like crying?
  • Are life changes getting you upset and overwhelmed?
  • Has there been a marked change in your eating or sleep habits?
  • Do you think you might be depressed?
  • Are you forgetful?
  • Are you concerned you might have dementia or Alzheimers?

For more information on the Journey Program, please call a Clinical Manager at the office nearest you. To find your nearest location Click Here.

FirstChoice Home Health is a proud member of the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) and the Alzheimer’s Association.  FirstChoice Home Health was also a proud sponsor of the 2010 Memory Walk.