Do You Have to be Homebound to Get Home Health Care?

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Yes. You must be expecting difficulty leaving home due to your illness, disability, or injury, thus being unable to seek medical care at an institution. In addition, to obtain medical care at home, you need to have an order for home care written by your doctor. This means that you need to be considered in need of skilled nursing services or therapy on an intermittent basis.


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Response to COVID-19

Devoted Guardians is actively monitoring the progression of the coronavirus, COVID-19, to ensure that we have the most accurate and latest information on the threat of the virus. As you know, this situation continues to develop rapidly as new cases are identified in our communities and our protocols will be adjusted as needed.

While most cases of COVID-19 are mild, causing only fever and cough, a very small percentage of cases become severe and may progress particularly in the elderly and people with underlying medical conditions. Because this is the primary population that Devoted Guardians serves, we understand your concerns and want to share with you how our organization is responding to the threat of COVID-19.

We are following updates and procedures from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) State Department of Health, local and county authorities, the Home Care Association of America and other agencies and resources. Our response and plans may adjust according to the recommendations from these organizations.