Lifelong Health

Which At Home Service Is Right For Me?

Riverside At Home’s continuum of care services helps you and your loved ones find comfort and support wherever you call home. Explore the different levels and types of care Riverside offers, including in-home private care, home health care, palliative and hospice care. You are not in this decision alone. We are always here to answer your questions and help every step of the way.

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In-Home Private Care

About Riverside In-Home Private Care

Riverside’s In-Home Private Care program offers a comprehensive range of services designed for older adults or any age client needing extra assistance wherever you call home.

  • Consistent, compassionate care to make your life easier so you can continue to live independently.
  • Companion help for errands, shopping, light housekeeping and transportation.
  • Help from a Care Aide for dressing, bathing, monitoring vitals and medication reminders.
  • Help from a Nurse for filling medication boxes, providing shots, dressing wounds and care coordination.
  • To get started just give us a call. No referral is required.
  • In-home Private Care is an out-of-pocket expense. We will work with long-term care insurance for documentation required for claims.
  • Our goal is to help you maintain your independence so you can continue to live wherever you call home.
Riverside In-Home Private Care Services

Home Health Care

About Riverside Home Health Care

Home Health Care provides skilled care at home to help you recover, regain your strength and maintain your independence.

  • Help during recovery from a stroke, surgery or joint replacement.
  • Care for acute and chronic disease management.
  • Medication management, fall prevention and home safety education are available.
  • Nursing assistance on call 24/7.
  • In most cases, a referral from your provider is required to begin services.
  • Insurance may cover some or all of the costs associated with home health.
  • Our goal is to get you back to living your best life as soon as possible.
Riverside Home Health Care Services

Palliative Care

About Riverside Palliative Care

Palliative care offers supportive care for those living with a serious, complex illness. It focuses on relieving the symptoms and stress that come with advanced illnesses.

  • Can be provided at any stage of the illness
  • You can receive palliative care while simultaneously receiving curative care
  • Occurs in various settings, including hospitals, clinics or at home
  • Provided by a team of health care professionals that includes doctors, nurses, social workers and chaplains
  • A terminal diagnosis from a physician is not required
  • May be covered by Medicare, Medicaid and various insurance policies
  • The goal is to help patients manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life
Riverside Palliative Care Services

Hospice Care

About Riverside Hospice Care

Hospice care is a closely supervised type of palliative care specifically designed for patients nearing the end of their lives. It provides a compassionate, holistic approach to emotional, social, spiritual and physical end-of-life needs.

  • Typically provided when curative treatments are no longer effective
  • The focus of care shifts from curing the illness to providing comfort and support
  • Care is usually provided in the patient's home but could also be in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or hospice facility
  • Provided by health care professionals who specialize in end-of-life care
  • A terminal diagnosis from a physician is required
  • Fully covered by Medicare
  • The goal is to provide comfort and support to the family and the patient in the last six months of their life
Riverside Hospice Care Services

Still trying to decide which service would be best for you? This important decision impacts your health, and every patient’s journey is different. We’d be happy to discuss your situation to help you find compassionate care that fits your needs wherever you feel most comfortable. Call us today at 757-594-2745 to learn more about Riverside At Home Care options in your area.

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What’s the difference between Palliative Care and Hospice Care?

When making decisions about which type of care to choose, you have to carefully consider your needs, goals and preferences, as well as your family's needs and preferences. Both hospice care and palliative care can provide comfort, support and improved quality of life. The choice between the two will depend on your specific circumstances and what you need for enhanced quality of life.

Palliative Care or Hospice Care?

Have Questions? Contact us for more information.