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Home Health Care

The Luminaria medal is awarded to individuals in our community who have helped light the path to compassionate patient care through their significant contributions to Home Care and other health care programs.

Why Choose Us?

You have a choice in who provides you or your loved one with home care services.  Contrary to what you may assume, all home care agencies do not offer the same level of care or provide the same services.  When you choose a home health agency, you have the right to find the agency that you trust to provide you or your loved one with the highest quality, most advanced, and most compassionate care possible.home health aide arriving

Why are we the right choice?  Our approach to caring for our patients and families involves leading-edge medical technology provided by an expert, experienced staff that treats every person with professionalism, sensitivity and compassion.  The Home Care Division of South Shore Hospital has a proven history of bringing innovative care into homes to effectively address the full range of health needs of the people we serve.  These services include our cardiac, diabetes, wound/ostomy/continence, infusion therapy, geriatric, and rehabilitation specialty programs.

Whether visiting newborn babies and their parents, helping post-surgical or disabled patients recover, or caring for those with acute or chronic medical conditions, our VNA, hospice, and private pay programs offer the levels of care necessary to assure the best outcomes.  The Home Care Division of South Shore Hospital provides the superior care you should expect from a home care agency.  There is no need to look further.

What Sets Us Apart?

Advanced Disease Management and Specialty Services

We have experts on staff who are nationally certified and have received advanced training in a variety of specialty areas.  Our specialists are up-to-date with the most current treatment programs and technologies, which means we are able to provide the best care for a wide range of specific illnesses and conditions.

Here are some of the specialists on our staff:

  • Certified Diabetes Educators
  • Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurses
  • Certified Infusion Nurses
  • Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses
  • Cardiac Nurse Specialists
  • Rehabilitation therapists with areas of specialty including Geriatrics, Amputees, and Neurological Diagnosis
  • Certified Lactation Specialists
  • Reimbursement specialists

The Latest Technology

At South Shore Home Care Division, we stay up-to-date with the latest medical equipment and technologies.  We are dedicated to making these innovations available to our patients as quickly as possible.  Click here to learn more about how these advancements help our patients.diabetic foot care

High Patient Satisfaction/Outcomes

Our patients consistently give us top ratings for the technical skill, experience, and friendliness of our staff.  In fact, close to 100% of our patients say they would use our services again, if needed, and would also refer others to us.  Our patients know that we are dedicated to remaining up-to-date with the latest equipment and treatment programs and to bringing these innovations into their homes to achieve the best possible results.  In addition, the advanced care we are able to provide in the home enables us to detect and treat potential issues early and decrease the need for emergency room or hospital visits.

Extensive History

We know the communities of the South Shore.  We understand the health needs of the people who live here.  As one of the state’s largest providers of Medicare-certified home health care and a program of South Shore Hospital, we have been providing innovative home care services to the community since 1911.  During our long history, we have been dedicated to bringing specialty disease management programs into homes to effectively address the full range of health needs of the people we serve.

Please visit the rest of these pages to learn more about what makes us special. For more information about our services, please contact South Shore VNA at 781-624-7070, Hospice of the South Shore at 781-624-7080, and Home & Health Resources at 781-624-7090.


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