Home Health Services
You and your loved ones want to stay healthy and independent, and you want to remain in your own home for as long as you can. Sometimes, it takes an extra pair of helping hands to make this possible.
Riverside Home Care provides the trained staff and complete array of specialized services to help you maintain your safety and independence, and we do it in the comfort of your very own home. Riverside Home Care offers Home Health, usually provided to individuals recovering from an illness, surgery or hospital stay, and short or long-term In-Home Private Care for assistance with everyday tasks like cooking and cleaning.
Because Riverside provides this comprehensive set of services, if your needs ever change, the transition to other Home Health services is kept smooth and seamless.
Our services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Skilled Home Health Care
When recovering from an illness, injury or hospital stay, comfort is one of the most important factors in a patient's care. We know that you feel most comfortable in your own home. Riverside Skilled Nursing services are short-term services offering the highest quality medical and therapy services to help you recuperate at home.
Our Home Health services include:
- Skilled Nursing
- Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
- Pain Management
- LVAD (Left Ventricular Assistive Device) Care
- Infusion Therapy
- Certified Wound Care Specialist and Colostomy Care
- Oxygen and equipment through Riverside Medical Equipment
- In-Home Technologies such as Lifeline Emergency Response System and Medication Dispensing Service
- Smooth transition to the compassionate care and support of Riverside Hospice
Many insurance companies, including Medicare and Medicaid, cover some or all Skilled Home Health costs. All services may not be offered in all areas. Please contact our Central Discharge office at (757) 594-5600 to inquire about specific services in your area.
In-Home Private Care
If performing certain tasks throughout the day has become difficult or you no longer need the intensive support of Home Health Care but could still benefit from assistance, Riverside Home Care also offers In-Home Private Care to help with activities of daily living, such as cooking, cleaning and bathing. With a friendly, experienced Companion or Aide at your side, you can feel safe while enjoying the independence and freedom of living in your own home.
Our services include Companion, Private Care Aide and Transportation Services.
Your friendly companion will help with things such as:
- Light housekeeping – washing dishes, doing laundry, sweeping, etc.
- Preparing meals
- Medication reminders
- Organizing your closets or cupboards
- Playing card games or board games
- Respite care when loved ones are out of town or unavailable
Private Home Care Aide Services
A Private Care Aide can provide all the Companion Services listed above, plus assistance with:
- Personal bathing, dressing and grooming
- Getting up from bed or a chair
- Walking and mobility
- Using the bathroom
- Incontinence care
- Meals and snacks, including special diets
Both Companions and Aides can provide safe, reliable transportation services in your vehicle or theirs. You can take trips to the grocery store or to run other errands, to doctor appointments or to meet family or friends.
Click here to view our In-Home Private Care brochure.
Using Technology to Improve Care
Riverside Home Care has been recognized as one of the most "wired" organizations in the area. This means that your care provider will have your most up-to-date medical records at their fingertips and be able to easily communicate with your physician and other health providers about your care. You will have added peace of mind knowing your entire medical team is working together to provide you with the individualized care you deserve.
Riverside Home Care
Central Discharge/Insurance Verification
Toll-free (888) 594-5600
Riverside Regional Home Health
856 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard
Newport News, VA 23601
Riverside Walter Reed Home Health
7542 Hospital Drive
Gloucester, VA 23061
Riverside Tappahannock Home Health
659 Hospital Road
Tappahannock, VA 22560
Riverside Shore Home Health
25379 Lankford Highway
Onley, VA 23418