PERSONAL-TOUCH HOME CARE, began operations in 1974 and since then has grown into a national company. Each office is licensed by the State in which it operates and most of the offices are certified as home health agencies offering Medicare services. We provide skilled nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapy, medical social work and home health aides and companions. In addition to these traditional home health services, Personal-Touch has developed specialty programs, including mental health, pediatrics, maternal/child, hospice, rehabilitation, early intervention and early childhood education, dialysis, infusion and others.
No matter how much the company has grown, we never forget the first word of our name?. PERSONAL. Everyone is devoted to providing the best possible care in the comfort of the patients home. Our services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We work with the patient, the family and the physician to map out an individualized, comprehensive home care plan, which meets the social, emotional and physical needs of the patient. We have wonderful, devoted employees who are ready to serve you and make you feel good again.
Personal-Touch Home Care began operations in 1974, and since that time has grown into a national company with 25 locations in 7 states with over 15 locations certified by Medicare. Each office is a separate corporate entity, but all bear the name "Personal-Touch". Each office is licensed by the State in which it operates.
Personal-Touch provides home health care personnel and related services to individuals in their homes, and is available 24-hours per day, seven days per week. The Company's caregivers consist of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses, Licensed Physical, Speech, and Occupational Therapists, Medical Social Workers, and Trained Paraprofessionals. The Company, through its pool of approximately 3,000 nurses, provides skilled observation and assessment of the patient's physical and mental status, monitors the medication and dietary needs of the patient, administers appropriate clinical treatments, and provides instruction to patients and families. The Company's pool of approximately 12,000 paraprofessionals (comprising home health aides and personal care aides) assist patients with health related tasks and the activities of daily living.
In addition to traditional home health services, Personal-Touch has developed specialty programs including mental health, pediatric, maternal/child, hospice, rehabilitation and others. Personal-Touch also provides on a limited basis supplementary staffing to nursing homes and hospitals. In 1996, Personal-Touch opened its first Early Intervention home program and education center.
Continuous Quality Improvement
In keeping with the company's philosophy of providing the highest quality of care, Personal-Touch offices are ACHC accredited. The hallmark of this process has been the implementation of a far reaching and outstanding Performance Improvement Program for the entire company.
Personal-Touch is committed to Performance Improvement. The goal of our program is to effect quality patient outcomes in a financially responsible manner.