FAQs About SailorGirl Services

If you have additional questions outside of SailorGirls’s commonly asked questions, please call us and we will gladly discuss our services in more detail. We welcome your comments and suggestions!

A. Home Health Care is skilled nursing care and certain other health care services that you get in your home for the treatment of an illness or injury.

A. Yes, We accept private pay and long-term care insurance. Please contact us to inquire about our pay services at Tel. 941-822-2097

A. Medicare rules allow you to choose which home health agency will provide your services and you can switch agencies as many times as you wish.

A. Yes. We educate families and patients on the type of services we provide. A major part of our ongoing goals, as outlined by your doctor’s order, is educational in nature: we train and educate on the services we provide to each patient and train & educate on coping with the illness or injury, as the case necessitates.

A. Our License Practical Nurses (LPN’s) are being supervised by our Registered Nurses every 28 days. Our Home Health Aides are supervised every 14 days. Our therapists also provide supervisory visits every 14 days.

A. Yes, these ‘supervisory visits’ are actual visits to the patient’s home and include obtaining feedback from the patient and/or the patient’s caregiver or family members.

A. For questions or to register a complaint about the quality of The Palace at Home health care services received, please call during working hours your assigned Clinical Nurse who oversees your care, Monday – Friday 9AM-5PM:

  • Tel: 941-822-2097
  • For after working hours, weekends or holidays, you may call our on-call numbers and follow the prompts to speak to our on call RN attendant at:

    Tel: 941-822-2097

A. Yes, we maintain communications with your doctor as we report your progress. We follow up on any new or changed orders from your doctor.

A. Yes, all these disciplines can be provided at your home as long as we receive a prescription from your doctor and you meet the ‘home bound’ requirement.

A. Medicare beneficiaries under a home health plan of care may decide to transfer from one Home Health Agency (HHA) to another at any time, and Medicare regulations allow them to do so as many times as they wish.

A. Our Home Health services as listed above can be provided to you as long as your doctor determines home health services are medically neccesary. Your doctor may modify the frequency of our Home Health visits, based on evaluation of your ongoing medical status and progress.

A. In the event that you are hospitalized during your care plan, your status will be placed ‘on hold’. We will resume your home health services upon your discharge, subject to your doctor’s orders and discharge plan.

A. In order to be eligible for home health services, your status must be determined by your doctor as ‘home bound’. A home bound patient, is a patient that normally is unable to leave home without help. To be homebound means that leaving home takes considerable and taxing effort. You can be homebound and still leave home for medical treatment or short, infrequent absences for non-medical reasons, such as trips to a barber or church. A need for adult day care doesn’t keep you from getting home health care.

A. No. All of our home health services must be based on your doctor’s prescription.

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