Private Duty Nursing services are provided either by shift or hourly by a Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). These services are covered by various payors, but not Medicare.
Private Duty Aide services include hands-on personal care provided by a Nursing Assistant or certified Home Health Aide (HHA).
Private Duty Companion/Homemaker services are provided hourly or by shift. These services are“non-hands-on” and do not require a clinician to supervise.
Private Duty Occupational Therapy services are provided by a licensed Occupational Therapist or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA), and include upper body strength training, improving range of motion skills, and a home exercise program.
Private Duty Physical Therapy services are provided by a licensed Physical Therapist (PT) or Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA), and include gait training, strength training, and range-of-motion exercise programs.
Private Duty Speech Therapy services are provided by a licensed Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) for services such as improving swallowing, cognition, and speaking.
Private Duty Social Work services are provided by a qualified Social Worker or a Social Worker Assistant under the supervision of a qualified Social Worker. These services include resolving social or emotional problems and assisting with community resource needs.
Private Duty Infusion Nursing services involve the administration of parenteral medications via various ports. These services can be performed by a licensed nurse or pharmacist, as allowed by state regulations, and can be provided in a variety of settings.
Private Duty Nursing (PDN)
Private Duty Aide (PDA)
Private Duty Companion/Homemaker (PDC)
Private Duty Occupational Therapy (PDOT)
Private Duty Physical Therapy (PDPT)
Private Duty Speech Therapy (PDST)
Private Duty Social Services (PDSW)
Private Duty Infusion Nursing (PDIN)
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