Why home health care?
There are many reasons why people may need health care at home. Some are recovering from surgery or have a chronic condition requiring ongoing care. Others need therapies or assistance with activities of daily living.
Many of our clients want to remain in their own homes, surrounded by family and friends because nothing is better than the comfort of home. Not only is home health care preferred by most people, it is also an affordable choice.
Trusted team of health care professionals
Our teams of compassionate, licensed, and insured professionals include:
- Registered nurses and licensed practical nurses
- Physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists
- Medical social workers
- Home health aides and companions
We take extra steps to ensure clinical excellence and safety, with stringent hiring standards, ongoing supervision, 24-hour clinical support, and comprehensive training and education.
- Stringent hiring standards. All credentials are thoroughly verified with background checks for all our applicants. In addition to in-depth interviews, written testing, and hands-on skills assessments, we also evaluate their compassion, excellence, and reliability — the core values of The Bayada Way.
- Ongoing supervision. All caregivers are supervised by a registered nurse who makes regular home visits to ensure the health and safety of our clients. Caregivers are also required to demonstrate their competency annually, with hands-on skills assessments and performance evaluations.
- 24-hour clinical support. Providing 24-hour access to clinical support is part of our commitment to excellence and the safety of our clients and care teams. Our health care professionals in the field are also supported by a dedicated clinical manager in the office. All of our professionals are supported by a companywide nursing office. They provide the latest care quality reviews, mentoring, and best clinical practices.
- Commitment to education and training. We continuously improve our work through evaluation, education, and training. Our programs include preceptor mentoring, instruction, written exams, hands-on skills lab work, and supervised time in the field prior to independent assignment. All caregivers also undergo annual skill evaluations and have access to in-service programs, continuing education, and scholarship opportunities.
The Community Health Accreditation Program, the leading accrediting organization for the home health care industry, has publicly certified Bayada as voluntarily achieving the highest standards of excellence for home-based health care.
Talk to our team
We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 888-995-0788.
Activities of daily living refer to an individual's daily habits. ADLs are often used to help determine an individual's ability to function at home or another less-restricted environment of care. Examples of ADLs include bathing, dressing, eating, moving around, using the bathroom, and walking.
Medical or non-medical services that safely support people in the comfort of home.
PT Is needed if a patient has suffered an injury or illness, which has affected motor skills or function. This may consist of evaluation, therapeutic exercises, gait training, adaptive equipment recommendations, massage, heat, and cold or electrical treatments. Read full PT definition..
OT services are given either on an in- or outpatient basis to help a person regain ability to perform activities of daily living (ADL), such as dressing, bathing, toileting, and eating or meal preparation. Read full OT definition...
SPL is a form of therapy used to evaluate and treat cognition, communication, and issues with swallowing.
Medical social work services deal with the social, psychological, and economic needs of individuals and how to address them in the home environment.
A Nurse Aide who has been tested and proven competent in home health skills. Home Health Aides are able to work in the private home.
Our company philosophy, The Bayada Way expresses the values and beliefs that have been the foundation of our work since 1975. The words of The Bayada Way come directly from our clients and their families, and our employees. We believe that our clients come first and our employees are our greatest asset.
Bayada employees who provide care to our clients are referred to as Bayada caregivers, care professionals, or health care professionals. To distinguish between family caregivers, we include Bayada in front of the word caregiver when referring to our employees who are providing care to a client.
Bayada is accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program, which sets the highest quality standards of practice for home care providers nationwide. Bayada chose CHAP as our accreditation partner in 2008 and currently holds accreditation for Core (standards common to all services), Read full CHAP definition...