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Home Care Options Explained

Ascension Crittenton Home Care provides support, companionship and convenient services to patients through both Private Duty and Certified Home Care programs. The main difference between the two is that Certified Home Care requires a physician referral and we work closely under the direction of the physician. Private Duty does not require a physician referral and is available to aid and assist based on individual need. A registered nurse oversees all Private Duty cases to ensure maximum safety and care while you regain your strength and health.

What service is right for you?

Home Care Explained


Private Duty and Certified Care

Who qualifies for home care?

Home care is for individuals who have an illness or injury that limits their ability to leave home. We see patients with many health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, stroke, lung disease, high blood pressure, wounds and total joint replacement. Below are the specific qualifications for Certified/Skilled and Private Duty Home Care. Contact us to discuss your options.

How do I receive home care?

If you are in need of Certified Home Care, ask for us by name. Your physician will send Ascension Crittenton Home Care the referral. If you are in the hospital, discharge planners can assist with the referral process before you go home. A referral can also be made by your doctor’s office. If you don’t have a referral but want assistance while you heal, contact us to discuss your options.