Want Exceptional Care in the Comfort of Home? We Can Help.
Our homes, wherever they may be, hold a special place in our heart. It’s where we experience the kind of comfort and familiar surroundings that can’t be matched anywhere else. It’s where we feel the most secure and relaxed.
Thanks to Riverside’s decades-long commitment to home health care, backed by extensive resources and a highly trained and compassionate staff, home is also the place where you can receive exceptional health care as well as help with daily activities.
The Advantages of Health Care in Your Home
Riverside Home Care offers more freedom and independence for the person receiving care and makes it easier for friends and family to visit or participate. Research shows that home health care also promotes healing since people recover faster in the comfort of home.
Another important advantage of home care is that you get the kind of personalized care and one-on-one attention that wouldn’t be possible in a hospital or nursing facility. Along with these benefits, home care is more affordable than inpatient care.
Who Is It for?
Riverside Home Care is usually provided to individuals recovering from a hospital stay, illness or surgery. Many people, for example, use these services following joint replacement. Along with skilled, clinical care provided by nurses, therapists and other highly trained medical professionals, Riverside also offers short-term or long-term assistance with everyday activities like cooking, cleaning, bathing, dressing, mobility and more. If you need physical therapy, a cane, medication reminders, assistance after a fall... whatever it is, we can help.
A Full Range of Clinical and Personal Services
- Home Health
These are personalized, skilled medical services provided by registered nurses; licensed practical nurses; physical, occupational and speech therapists; respiratory therapists; and other licensed and credentialed health professionals. These services are tailored to each patient and are designed to promote the highest possible level of recovery, comfort and independence.
- Help with Daily Activities
Trained and experienced care aides and companions provide everything from companionship and transportation coordination to medication reminders and a wide range of assistance with the activities of daily living. As a result, you or a loved one has access to the support and extra help you need to remain at home.
Hospice care involves a specialized Riverside team helping individuals at the end of life manage pain, improve comfort, maintain dignity and enhance quality of life. Hospice also provides grief and bereavement counseling and compassionate support for family members.
- In Home Technology
This at-home service brings peace of mind to aging adults and families through technology that includes medication management and medical response systems as well as instant connection to information and resources.
- Medical Equipment
Designed for use during temporary illness or injury and ongoing medical conditions, these medical devices, equipment, supplies and services help assure healthier outcomes.
How to Get Started
Riverside Home Care usually begins with a referral from your physician. Our home care team members will work closely with your physician to establish a plan of care specifically designed to meet your needs and we will regularly discuss your progress with your physician.
Call our main number 757-594-5600 to get answers to your questions, verify your insurance coverage and help you access the home care services ordered by your doctor. We complete most referrals within 30 minutes so we can begin meeting your needs as soon as possible.
Like other home health agencies across Virginia and the nation, Riverside Home Health is participating in the Home Health Quality Initiative recently launched by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The HHQI combines health care quality information for consumers, and new educational resources for home health agencies to improve the quality of care for patients.
Reviewed and accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program