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Frequently Asked Questions

Why Home Care?
When we are not feeling well most of us ask to be home. We enjoy the comfort of our home and the joy of being with loved ones and friends. Home care keeps families together. Many risks such as infection are eliminated or minimized when care is provided at home. It promotes continuity of care by allowing patient’s own physician to continue to oversee his or her care. Care is personalized and tailored to the needs of each individual. National studies have shown that 95% of those age 75 and older prefer to stay in their current residence for as long as possible because there is no place like home.

Who qualifies for our services?
An individual needing skilled (Nursing service) and paraprofessional care (home attendant service) and is under the care of a licensed medical practioner.
Lives within the geographical area which Margret Ultra Home Care is licensed to service (Staten Island, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Bronx)
Margret ultra home care will conduct a comprehensive in home assessment to determine client’s eligibility for home care.

How do I get referral for home care?
All you need to do is contact us with the name of your physician and your insurance information. If you prefer, a pre-admission meeting will be arranged with a representative of Margret Ultra Home Care who will introduce our services to you and your loved ones and answer any questions that you may have.

What should I expect for the admission?
The admission process usually takes about 1-2hrs. A registered nurse from Margret Ultra Home Care will conduct an in depth assessment of client’s physical and emotional needs, home environment as well as support system. The client will need to have the following information handy for the nurse to review- Health history, medications, advance directive (such as health care proxy, power of an attorney and living will), contact persons and client’s physician’s phone number. Using the assessment information, the nurse will develop and individualized patient plan of care (action plan) that our caregiver will follow in providing care.

How can I pay for services?
Margret Ultra Home Care accepts private insurance, long term care insurance, disability insurance as well as private pay.

What if I have a question?
A staff of Margret Ultra Home Care is available 24 hours/7 days to address your question or any concern that you may have.

Need to schedule a free pre-admission meeting or home care assessment? Call today! Or click here! Margret Ultra Home Care is only a phone call away and is committed to excellence in home care.