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Delaware Home Health Care Agencies

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Home health care agencies in Delaware are listed by city below. For best results, try searching by by zip code Delaware to view all agencies that serve your area instead of just agencies that are located in your city.

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Cost of Delaware Home Care

According to the 2012 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Delaware is $21.00.

The monthly base rate for Delaware home care is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Delaware is also more expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Delaware. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Delaware, the average hourly rate is $23.00. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

$18.00
$19.00
$19.50
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$21.00
U.S.MarylandPennsylvaniaNew JerseyDelaware

Delaware Home Care Services

The 2010-2011 Guide to Services for Older Delawareans and Persons with Disabilities provides a list of home health and personal assistance service agencies licensed in the state of Delaware. It can be downloaded here. If you have a complaint regarding the care you receive from a licensed home health care company, personal assistance services or hospice agency, please call the Office of Health Facilities Licensing and Certification in Delaware at (800) 942-7373.

Delaware Home Health Care Resources

The not for profit Visiting Nurses Association in Delaware may be a useful resource and serves all who qualify, regardless of age or ability to pay. Services are paid through Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies. The Delaware VNA staff will evaluate eligibility via phone or home visit. Clients must have a physician's referral and be classified as homebound or needing skilled care.

Christiana Care VNA
One Read's Way, Suite 100
New Castle, DE 19720
Primary Phone: 302-327-5200
Fax: 302-327-5328
Alternate: 302-327-5200
Referral: 800-862-0001

For additional information about various options, many home health care agencies in Delaware have joined together for a cooperative partnership. The Delaware Association for Home and Community Care can help refer you to one of their member agencies as needed. To contact the home care and hospice agency that serves your town, visit their web site.

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Delaware accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 15% of Delaware home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 137 Delaware certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 23 Delaware home care companies. Realize that while Medicare provides a great deal of data about certain agencies, those agencies are also likely to be the type with trained nursing staff and therapists. If that isn't the type of care you or your loved one needs, be sure to examine all home care agencies in your area. Learn more about home care and Medicare

Delaware Quality of Care (#15 in the U.S.)



Medicare periodically performs Delaware home health care inspections in order to measure the quality of care provided to the patients. Among all of the agencies within the U.S., those in Delaware earned the ratings listed below. More Info

Delaware Home Care Services

Of the home care agencies in Delaware that were surveyed by Medicare, the percentage of agencies that provide common services is listed below.

Nursing Care Services100.0%Home Health Aid Services95.7%
Physical Therapy Services87.0%Occupational Therapy Services73.9%
Medical Social Services60.9%Speech Pathology Services56.5%

Delaware Agencies by City

Bear
Bridgeville
Camden
Camden Wyoming
Claymont
Delaware City
Delmar
Dewey Beach
Dover
Georgetown
Greenville
Greenwood
Hockessin
Lewes
Middletown
Milford
Millsboro
New Castle
Newark
Seaford
Smyrna
Wilmington
Wyoming