Private Duty Health Care Services is a service provided through Interim Home HealthCare. Private Duty Health Care is a way to supplement the nursing or health care services available in a health care facility.
People use private duty service for a variety of reasons - when a patient needs more attention that the facility can provide; when the patient or family wants more individual, personal attention or care than the facility can provide; or when the patient or family wants services that the facility does not or cannot provide.
Private Duty Health Care services might be appropriate in all types of health care facilities, including intensive care units of a hospital, nursing facilities, assisted living facilities. They do not replace the services provided by the facility.
Services usually are selected by and paid for by the patient or family.