Home Health Care - Includes skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy, licensed social services and home care aides. Requires the patient to be homebound and have a "skilled need."
Hospice - Uses a team approach to help patients and families deal with terminal illness when curative treatment is no longer possible or desired. Includes skilled nursing, therapies, medical social services, home care aides, chaplains, volunteers and a 13-month bereavement
Home Health to Hospice Pathway - Provides a guideline to transition appropriate patients from home health to hospice care in a timely manner. Promotes optimal communication among team members.
Community Care Programs - Based on financial and/or medical eligibility, these Medicaid programs offer degrees of personal care and cost-effective alternatives to nursing home placement.