LaLa HCS private duty nursing (PDN) is hourly, skilled nursing care provided in a patient’s home. The intent of private duty nursing is to assist the patient with complex direct skilled nursing care, to develop caregiver competencies through training and education, and to optimize patient health status and outcomes.
Private duty nursing provides more individual and continuous skilled care than can be provided in a skilled nurse visit through a home health agency.
Private duty nursing is medically necessary for continuous, substantial, and complex hourly nursing services provided by a licensed nurse in the patient’s home. (The nursing tasks must be done so frequently that the need is continuous.) Examples of private duty nursing services may include:
LaLA Home Health Care (LaLaHCS) carefully screens our caregivers to ensure they are knowledgeable, skilled, experienced, trustworthy, and reliable. We don’t hire anyone who we wouldn’t want to care for our own family members.