Private Duty Nursing Services
Private Duty Nursing at OneWell Health Care
Our nurses are experienced and provide the highest level of responsibility and integrity. We provide nursing services across the state at the convenience of your home. In collaboration with our Nursing Program Specialists, your individualized nursing care plan will be executed to ensure that nursing care is delivered with the highest quality. Our goal is to consistently deliver top-notch care with respect in every patient-nurse encounter.
Private Duty Nursing Qualification and Assessment
Private Duty Nursing at OneWell Health Care is available to participants through three ODP waivers: Person/Family Directed Supports (P/FDS), Community Living Waiver, and Consolidated Waiver. This vital service, comprised of Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), is specifically designed for individuals aged 21 and older with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Qualification is based on a careful assessment of specific criteria:
In the domain of Private Duty Nursing at OneWell Health Care, thorough qualification and assessment are vital. This process, often conducted through an evaluation, establishes the need for nursing services and designates whether a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or a Registered Nurse (RN) should provide the care. Participants can qualify for LPN, RN, or a combination of both levels of care, extending to 24 hours a day, seven days a week when the evaluation supports such requirements.
Nursing Care Plan and ISP Documentation
The qualification process doesn’t end with assessment alone. A nursing care plan from the participant’s designated nursing provider is essential to validate the continued need for this level of care and its appropriateness in addressing their unique and evolving requirements. The nursing level of care must also be documented as an outcome within their individual support plan (ISP).
Service Availability for Adults Aged 21 and Over
Private Duty Nursing is an exclusive service for adults aged 21 and over. For children under 21 who require medically necessary shift nursing, coverage typically falls under private insurance, Medical Assistance (MA), or a combination of both. This coverage is provided through the Early Periodic Screening Diagnostic Treatment (EPSDT) benefit. As participants approach their 21st birthday, it becomes crucial to perform a new nursing assessment to evaluate their current nursing needs since they no longer automatically receive nursing through the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP).
Payer of Last Resort: Documentation Requirements
As part of the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) policy of being the payer of last resort, participants are obligated to provide documentation proving that their private insurance, Medicare, or MA does not cover shift nursing, or that they have reached the benefit limit for the nursing services they can receive. This documentation may include a copy of the policy or a written statement from the insurance company, clearly indicating that the requested nursing service exceeds coverage limits or is not included in the policy.
Comprehensive Nursing Services
Private Duty Nursing encompasses a range of critical responsibilities to ensure the health, safety, and security of the participant. Some of the key areas in which nursing can provide invaluable assistance include:
Care and maintenance of stomas, including colostomy, ileostomy, and tracheostomy, are expertly handled by our nursing team
To prevent pressure sores and ensure the participant's comfort, regular repositioning is carried out under the supervision of nurses.
Our skilled nurses continuously monitor vital signs, ensuring that any deviations from the norm are promptly addressed.
Seizure Activity Tracking
Participants who experience seizures receive specialized care, with nursing staff trained to monitor and respond to seizure activities.
Administering medications and managing continuous feeds are integral parts of our nursing services to ensure proper health maintenance.
Personal care, including changing briefs, providing bed baths, and assisting with dressing, is conducted with the utmost care and sensitivity.
Benefits for Participants and Caregivers
The provision of Private Duty Nursing allows participants to remain safely in the comfort of their own homes. It significantly reduces the need for residential placement, such as nursing homes, enabling participants to stay with their families and enjoy the love and security of a familiar environment. This aligns with the vision of an everyday life that OneWell Health Care upholds.
For caregivers, Private Duty Nursing offers peace of mind, knowing that their loved ones are receiving high-quality care and enjoying a good quality of life. Some participants may require overnight care to ensure the monitoring of life-sustaining equipment and health and safety. With skilled nurses providing round-the-clock care, caregivers can rest easier, knowing their loved ones are in capable hands.
Private Duty Nursing in Your Home.
Find the best Nursing Services near you with OneWell Health Care. Serving in 5 states including California, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, and South Carolina, OneWell Health Care is your trusted partner in In-Home Nursing Care.
OneWell California Office Locations:
Coming Soon - Los Angeles County
OneWell provides services in the following counties of California:
Los Angeles (Coming Soon), San Diego and Orange County
OneWell Connecticut Office Locations:
OneWell provides services in the following counties of Connecticut:
Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, and Windham Counties
OneWell New Jersey Office Locations:
OneWell provides services in the following counties of New Jersey:
Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren Counties.
OneWell Pennsylvania Office Locations:
OneWell provides services in the following counties of Pennsylvania:
Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Cambria, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, and York Counties.
OneWell South Carolina Office Locations:
OneWell provides services in the following counties of South Carolina:
Allendale, Bamburg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Marion, Orangeburg, Sumter, and Williamsburg Counties
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