New Hampshire Home Health Care Agencies
Cost of New Hampshire Home Care
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in New Hampshire is $23.12.
The monthly base rate for New Hampshire home care is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. New Hampshire is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for home maker services in New Hampshire. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In New Hampshire, the average hourly rate is $24.00. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
New Hampshire Home Care Services
All New Hampshire home health care agencies are required to be licensed and to follow the Bill of Rights enacted in 1993. Those rights include, among other things, the right to privacy, the right to confidentiality, to be treated with dignity and respect, the right to refuse treatment and the right to participate in the development of the plan of care.
New Hampshire Home Health Care Resources
ServiceLink is available to New Hampshire residents' age 60 and older, adults 18 and older living with a disability or a chronic illness, their caregivers, and anyone interested in long-term care planning. The resource centers are a government funded program and can help provide information and resources related to home health care needs. For ServiceLink Resource Center locations visit their web site or call the toll-free number 1-866-634-9412.
The New Hampshire/Vermont Visiting Nurses Association is a valuable resource
and serves all who qualify, regardless of age or ability to pay. Home Care services
are paid through Medicare, NH/VT Medicaid and private insurance companies. The
VNA staff will evaluate eligibility via phone or home visit and clients must
have a physician's referral and be classified as homebound or needing skilled
care. You can contact the Vermont VNA at the following:
Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of Vermont and New Hampshire
66 Benning St., Suite 6
West Lebanon, NH 03784
Phone: (888) 300-8853
The Home Care Association of New Hampshire is a partnership between several
New Hampshire home health care agencies that can help refer you to one of their
member agencies as needed. To contact the home care and hospice agency that
serves your town simply contact them at the following:
Home Care Association of New Hampshire
8 Green Street
Concord, NH 03301-4012
603.225.5597 or 800.639.1949
Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare
It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in New Hampshire accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 20% of New Hampshire home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 123 New Hampshire certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 29 New Hampshire 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
New Hampshire Home Care Services
Of the home care agencies in New Hampshire that were surveyed by Medicare, the percentage of agencies that provide common services is listed below.
Home Health Aid Services: 100.0%
Nursing Care Services: 100.0%
Speech Pathology Services: 86.2%
Physical Therapy Services: 86.2%
Occupational Therapy Services: 86.2%
Medical Social Services: 79.3%
New Hampshire Agencies by City
- What is Home Care?
- Home Health Care vs. Non-Medical Home Care
- Home Health Care Services
- Non-Medical Home Care Services
- How is Home Care Different from Other Care Options?
- When is Home Care Needed?
- Benefits of Home Care
- Talking to a Loved One
- Selecting a Home Care Agency
- Medicare Quality Data
- Hospice Care
- Home Care Safety
- Considering Home Care Staff
- Home Health Care Costs
- Ways to Pay for Home Care
- Medicare and Home Care
- Medicaid and Home Care
- Does Insurance Cover Home Care
- Using a Reverse Mortgage to Stay Home