With our person-centered approach to home care, we’ve been able to make the home the foundation for healthy recoveries. NEHC provides comprehensive support throughout the continuum of care, from the transition of the hospital to a skilled facility, to home care. We take pride in our work, and adhere to rigorous accountability standards, continuously monitoring individual trending and data analysis.


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Skilled Nursing

Skilled nursing is provided by a primary care nurse who is experienced in or specializes in adult medical surgical nursing, behavioral health nursing, pediatric nursing, rehabilitative nursing or wound care. The primary care nurse admits the patient to service, performs comprehensive assessments, establishes the patient care plan, and coordinates services with the individual, family and other disciplines involved in the care plan. While the patient is on service, the primary care nurse makes regular evaluations of the individual’s progress, acts promptly when there is a change in the individual’s condition, communicates regularly with the physician, identifies individual needs and arranges referrals to other disciplines as needed. Other skilled nursing functions include educating the patient and family about condition and disease processes, developing the home health aide care plan and supervision of the home health aide.

Physical Therapy

The goal of physical therapy is to help you regain movement and strength.  Our physical therapists will visit you in your home to help you perform daily activities and progress towards your physical goals.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is designed to help you regain your independence by performing daily activities by yourself.  You may learn new ways to eat, put on clothes or comb your hair.  Occupational therapy is sometimes ordered by a doctor without other skilled care.

Speech Therapy

After a stroke or accident, speech therapy can help you recover your communications skills.  Our speech therapists specialize in the evaluation and treatment of cognition/thinking skills and communication disorders to help you regain independence and improve your quality of life.

Social Work

Medical Social Worker Services are provided by a Medical Social Worker (MSW) team experienced and knowledgeable about Health Care Systems and those Community Resources available to meet individual needs, based on the presenting problems expressed by the referral source and the patient.  The MSW also facilitates and improves family communication related to the individual’s situation.  Options for financial assistance or support will be explored with the patient.  Short term counseling is provided to the patient so as to identify the support and community resources needed to maintain the individuals’s optimal level of functional independence and safety within their home and community.

Paraprofessional Services

Our Home Health Aide services are delivered under the supervision of a registered nurse, or licensed therapist. Our home health aides are certified and require continuing training and education units yearly. An aide is assigned to a case when there is a specified need for personal care.   Home health aides support your nurse by providing assistance with bathing, dressing and other personal care.

What to Expect When Transitioning Home with New England Home Care

  • Services generally start the next day or once you are settled at home.
  • The nurse will call you to inform you of their arrival time for your admission appointment.
  • During the admission, the nurse will discuss the frequency of visits, plan of care and which services you will receive from New England Home Care.
  • If you are receiving therapy, a therapist will contact you to set up the initial evaluation and ongoing treatments.
  • We will communicate your progress and any changes in your health directly with your doctor.
  • Nurses are on call 24/7 to answer any questions or concerns.