What is Care Management?

Fort Hudson is a NYS Approved Care Management Provider.  This means that our staff provide Care Management to individuals within Warren, Washington, Saratoga, Essex, Clinton, Hamilton, Rensselaer Counties.  We work with other community resources to arrange services for those who are part of NYS Waiver programs NHTD (nursing home transition & diversion) and TBI (traumatic brain injury).  This coordination…
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How do I pay for Homecare Services?

Private, Long Term Care Insurances, Medicaid, local county funding through NYS Office of Aging, andMedicaid Waiver Programs (NHTD / TBI) is generally how services are covered.  Certified Home Health Agency services are generally covered by Medicare and other private insurances.

How are the programs staffed and monitored?

Our staff is proud to be part of the Fort Hudson team.  All employees undergo extensive background screening, orientation, and training prior to assignment. Home Health Aides and Personal Care Aides are certified through a NYS Department of Health Approved Training Program.  Clinical staff maintain all required licensure and continuing education components. All staff receives ongoing…
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What Is The Difference Between Companion Care, Licensed Home Care, and a Certified Home Health Agency?

Companion service is classified as a Non-Medical Care – helping with such activities as meal preparation, laundry, housekeeping, medication reminders, escort to appointments and errands, cueing of personal care needs, safety monitoring and friendly conversation. Licensed Home Care is classified as Personal Care – it expands upon companion services, providing ‘hands on’ care to include…
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