Home Care FAQs

What Home Care services are available?

Barnabas Health's Home Care offer a wide variety of health care services in the comfortable environment of your own home. We offer a full spectrum of home care services which includes skilled nursing care, enterostomal therapy, specialized wound care, infusion therapy, venipuncture and laboratory services, maternal child health services, pediatric care, rehabilitation services, personal care services, pain management, dietary consultations and medical social work (for counseling and connections to community resources). The focus of care is to provide you with the home care and support you need to achieve quality of life, maximizing your independence to the highest possible level.


How long has Barnanabas Health offered Home Care?

Barnabas Health Home Care-Ocean: Established in 1983

Barnabas Health Home Care: Established in 1989

Barnabas Health Home Care-Essex: Established in 1995


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Are the agencies licensed?

Barnabas Health Home Care-Ocean and Barnabas Health Home Care-Essex are licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and certified by Medicare and Medicaid.


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Who conducts the initial home care assessment to determine if care is needed?

The Registered Nurse or the Physical Therapist will go through a thorough assessment to identify the patients' needs. They will then determine the most appropriate level of care to allow you to achieve quality of life, maximizing your independence to the highest possible level. The teams of professionals work closely with your physician to coordinate care in your home or place of residence.

What geographic areas do the agencies cover?

  • Barnabas Health Home Care-Essex covers Essex County.
  • Barnabas Health Home Care covers Essex and Union County and portions of Morris County.
  • Barnabas Health Home Care-Ocean covers Ocean County.
  • Barnabas Health Home Care covers Ocean County and Southern Monmouth County.

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Do you provide 24/7 home care services?

After business hours, our agencies have an on-call service. Phone numbers are provided once service begins.


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Does insurance cover home care services?

We accept Medicare, Medicaid, private and managed care insurance, no fault and workers compensation, as well as self pay.


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Does Barnabas provide home care to assisted living facilities?

Yes, an assisted living facility is the patients' primary residence. In addition to services covered by Medicare and Medicaid, private duty care is available by calling Medical Center Health Care for Essex County, Union County and portions of Morris County: 888-724-7123 or by calling Barnabas Health Home Care for Ocean County and Southern Monmouth County: 888-724-7123.


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Does Barnabas Health provide Home Health Aides through Medicaid?

Medical Center Health Care participates in the Personal Care Assistance (PCA) Program offered by Medicaid.

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