North Country Home Services, a local non for profit, provides a variety of home health care services to assist individuals in their homes enabling them to remain as independent as possible when undergoing stress and/or hardships due to illness, disability, injury or limitations due to age. Home Health Aides, Personal Care Aides and Chore Companions are available via contract from North Country Home Services or may also be funded by the following programs and payment sources:
County Departments of Social Services
County Public Health Nursing Services
Office for the Aging EISEP Programs
St. Regis Mohawk OFA
Veterans Administration Program
Long Term Care Insurance
All North Country Home Services Home Health & Personal Care Aides are supervised by registered nurses licensed in New York State.
Eligibility for payment by these programs varies and must be determined by the payer source.
Prior approval and authorizations for care and payment must be verified. North Country Home Services provides paraprofessional services within the scope of practice set forth by NYS Department of Health and in compliance with New York State Department of Health regulation
November 15, 2017
During the month of November the home care and hospice community honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists and social workers who provide health and supportive care in a patient’s home.
North Country Home Services staff of over 250 home care aides and nurses travel approximately 7,000 miles collectively each day to care for their patients in Franklin, Essex and Clinton Counties. To honor their staff, North Country Home Services holds a celebration event at each of their four offices located in Malone, Tri Lakes, Plattsburgh and Ticonderoga, NY. Special tribute was given to staff who have been employed for 35, 30, 25, 20, 15, 10, 5 and 3 years….. (more)
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