Henry Ford Extended Care/Private Duty Services

What is private duty service?

Private duty services may be arranged for patients who need extended care, from a few hours a week to round-the-clock-care. Typically, this is paid for privately, or through specialized, long-term care policies.

We tailor our services to fit the specific needs of our clients in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and Jackson counties. Flexible scheduling allows us to provide short-term or long-term care to clients in the home or facility setting, as well as specialized care for students in their schools.

When ordered by a physician, our in-home phlebotomy service is a safe and convenient option for clients who require blood draws.

What does private duty service include?

Some of our private duty services include:

  • Errands/shopping
  • Food preparation and feeding assistance
  • Light housekeeping and laundry
  • Medication reminders
  • Medication set-up for safe management and refills of multiple prescriptions
  • Personal care (assistance with bathing, grooming, toileting, dressing)
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Respite care (caregiver relief) and companionship services
  • Skilled and high-tech nursing care
  • Assistance with movement and exercise
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Transportation to appointments/errands, using patient’s vehicle with signed consent

Qualified clinical and clerical support staff are also available for temporary staffing needs including supplemental staffing services to hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, schools and other institutional settings. Worksite health programs are also offered.

Where are we located?

We offer our services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year throughout Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and Jackson counties.

Henry Ford Extended Care
Office hours: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday
Phone: (313) 874-6583
Fax: (313) 874-6177

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