Caring Way is a home health service that provides skilled nursing care to patients with end-stage illness who may be continuing active treatment. Our philosophy is to help eligible patients maintain personal dignity and independence by providing health care services and support at home.
Skilled nursing need
May be undergoing treatment (e.g., chemotherapy, radiation therapy) but disease is end-stage
Patient may be appropriate for hospice but patient/family wants to continue active treatment or is
unwilling to elect hospice program
Home health services are billed to Medicare/insurance companies on a fee-for-service basis.
Skilled nursing care
24 hour RN on-call
Medical social worker (MSW), if ordered by the patient's physician
Home health aide, if ordered by the patient's physician
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy if ordered by the patient's physician
Not Included *
Medications, durable medical equipment, oxygen, lab work, ambulance, respite care, in-patient care, continuous care
Apr 23, 2014 - A home care nursing program for cancer patients receiving oral chemotherapy improves symptoms and reduces the use of medical services, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.