1819 Virginia Avenue Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Toll Free:
(800) 541-3398
Fax:
(540) 432-0074
Hospice:
(540) 217-5845
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Fax:
(540) 217-5843

Types of Care

Private Duty Aide Services

Ensuring safe, independent living in your home. Free In-Home Assessment

We Provide:

  • Bathing & Dressing Assistance
  • Walking/Exercising
  • Eating assistance
  • Meal preperation
  • Medication Reminders
  • Take you to:
    • Run errands
    • Medical appointments
    • Outings for pleasure
  • Care for a loved one while you go out
  • Cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Change Bed Linens
  • Drop-off & pickup dry cleaning
  • Grocery shopping
  • Assist with entertaining

Companion Services

If you do not require hands-on personal care, our Companion Services may be appropriate for you providing companionship and help with chores and tasks included in the list above.

Contact us for more information.

Home support and independent living go hand in hand. First Choice Home Health has the full range of services to provide reliable, attentive assistance in and out of the home. Combining genuine care with honesty, loyalty and trustworthiness is the core of our values. We invite you to talk with us about our trained and qualified nursing, therapy and aide staff.

Home Health Services

First Choice Home Health provides a diverse variety of services including:
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Medical Social Work
  • Home Health Aide

Services for areas of special concern include:

  • CHF
  • Catheter Care
  • Post-Surgical Care
  • Wound Care
  • Diabetic Care
  • Assist with entertaining

Medicare

Criteria for receiving home health benefits under Medicare:

Your care must be ordered by a physician. We can assist you by contacting your doctor, with your permission, to discuss how we will be able to meet your health care needs. Your care must be provided by a skilled health care individual such as a nurse or therapist. You must be homebound, which means you leave your home infrequently and it requires an effort on your part. Your care must be provided on an intermittent basis.

Cost of Care:

These services are provided at no cost to you if you have Medicare part A. We also participate with many private insurance carriers.

Hospice Services

First Choice defines hospice as a concept of care that focuses on the quality of life of terminally ill patients while providing social, emotional, spiritual and financial support to both the patients and their families.

We Provide:

  • Compassionate Medical Care
  • Hospice Staff who are Experts in Pain Management
  • Support Every Step of the Way
  • Meal preperation
  • Bereavement Support to Families Following the Death of a Loved One
  • Nurses
  • Home Health Aides
  • Social Worker
  • Chaplain
  • Physician
  • Dietician
  • Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists

Hospice Provides:

Comfort

  • Knowing that hospice staff are experts in managing pain and other symptoms

  • Being able to pass away peacefully in your home, surrounded by your loved ones

Peace

  • Knowing that Medicare pays for hospice services to you at no out of pocket expense to you.

  • Knowing your hospice team will provide ongoing support for your family and loved ones

Joy

  • Having a team of experts in your corner every step of the way

  • Support for your family after you are gone

Support

  • Not having to fear facing death alone

  • Resources to provide education & advice to help loved ones become competent caregivers.

Who Can Receive Hospice?

Any patient who:
  • Has a life limiting disease of 6 months or less if the disease were to follow its normal course
  • Has a physician  who is willing to work with First Choice Hospice
  • Wants to concentrate on enhancing the quality of life they have left by focusing on pain and symptom control instead of curative treatment
  • Lives in cities of Harrisonburg, Staunton, or Waynesboro or the counties of Rockingham, Augusta, Page or Shenandoah
  • Has someone to care for them in their home and assist with making decisions
For more information, we invite you to: