MJHS Home Care

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MJHS Home Care is a certified home health agency serving the needs of patients across New York City, Westchester and Nassau counties.

We are committed to providing you with expert care. Whether it’s rehabilitation, skilled nursing, disease management, emotional support or enhanced services to help manage symptoms of an advanced or chronic illness, you can count on us to be with you every step of the way.

Our goal is to support your safe recovery so you can go back to doing the things you love – as quickly as possible.

MJHS Home Care is always personalized care.

Each plan of care is tailored to ensure you receive the best care possible to meet your specific needs.  Your plan of care will be developed in partnership with your personal physician, our team of skilled professionals and any family members you wish to include.

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Once you are admitted into our home care program, our skilled nursing care team will work with you and your private physician to coordinate and develop a plan of care that includes specific goals and objectives.

Your skilled nursing care team can:

  • Help manage your medications
  • Educate you and your caregiver on managing disease-specific conditions such as heart failure, diabetes or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Supervise personal care provided by a home health aide
  • Administer shots, and educate family members on tube feedings
  • Change dressings
  • Coordinate with our palliative care team to provide you with enhanced services if you are experiencing pain and suffering due to an advanced illness

Get on the Road to Recovery

Now you can regain the skills and confidence you need to live safely at home, avoid trips to the hospital and remain engaged in your community, all from the comfort of your own home.

The MJHS Home Care, Road to Recovery Rehabilitation program has proven expertise in helping patients recover from hip or knee replacement surgery, stroke, spinal cord injury or any other orthopedic or neurological condition that affects mobility.

Our licensed physical and occupational therapists and language pathologists provide:

  • Comprehensive evidence-based treatment plans
  • Aggressive, individualized goal-setting to help patients reach their peak mobility and activity levels
  • Home safety and accessibility evaluations with modification recommendations
  • Advanced techniques to reteach patients essential skills such as bathing, dressing, walking, stair climbing, balance and cooking, and to use equipment such as walkers, canes, wheelchairs and other ADL devices
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The MJHS Road to Recovery Rehabilitation program provides:

  • Critical rehabilitation services provided by licensed physical and occupational therapists and speech language pathologists
  • Comprehensive evidence-based treatment plans
  • Aggressive, individualized goal-setting to help patients reach their peak mobility and activity levels
  • Culturally sensitive services
  • Home safety and accessibility evaluations with environmental modification recommendation
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Our specialized rehab program focuses on:

  • Orthopedic care and management
  • Medically complex conditions
  • Neurological disorders and strokes
  • Improved strength, balance, mobility and coordination
  • Relearning essential skills such as bathing, dressing, walking, stair climbing, balance and cooking
  • Learning to use equipment such as walkers, canes, wheelchairs and other ADL devices

We also offer subacute rehabilitation at Menorah Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care. Menorah is located on the ocean in Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn, and offers private rooms for most of our subacute patients.

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Specialized care to meet your specific need.

Our programs are aimed at providing disease-specific education and care to patients and caregivers so they can develop the skills necessary to manage their diagnosis independently and prevent re-hospitalizations.

Currently, we offer specialized programs for patients diagnosed with heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and much more. As part of these programs we can also provide symptom management though our Home Care Advantage program.

Heart Failure Disease Management

As the first home care agency in the country to receive Joint Commission certification for Heart Failure Disease Management, you can feel safe trusting us to help you manage your heart failure diagnosis safely and effectively at home.

Our clinicians are highly skilled in heart failure management. At the core of this program is working closely with you, in the comfort of your home, to better manage your disease and improve symptoms, like shortness of breath. We utilize proven best practices, such as:

  • providing more frequent skilled home visits earlier on in the care plan
  • educating you and your family members about early recognition of symptoms
  • reviewing changes in medication that may have occurred during a hospitalization
  • ensuring that follow-up doctors’ appointments are made and kept
  • providing ongoing support
  • training you to promote self-management of: diet, weight, stress and medication regimen

This breakthrough program is just one example of our passionate commitment to providing the best care possible and improving patient outcomes.

Joing Commission award for national quality approval
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

MJHS Home Care has a well-established disease management program for patients with COPD that is designed to improve symptoms and address the high level of hospital readmissions typically experienced by patients who have COPD.

This program utilizes proven best practices, such as:

  • teaching patients how to control symptoms
  • educating patients and their families about risk factors for disease progression
  • advising patients about how they can reduce risks and maximize their own health outcomes
  • educating patients on how to manage their medications
  • providing techniques to avoid flare-ups and what actions to take should one occur
  • providing available resources to help patients quit smoking

COPD Patient Training Aid

This program has achieved positive outcomes. Our patients have shown improvement in managing symptoms such as shortness of breath with the proper use of medications, resulting in reduced trips to the hospital.

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Our social work team plays a vital in role in ensuring your physical, emotional and environmental needs are met. Our social workers are licensed in the state of New York and have master’s degrees in social work. Many are also bilingual and have had cultural sensitivity training. They are knowledgeable about all the programs we offer and can help patients transition from one level of care to another, if needed.

They can also aid with:

  • Counseling
  • Additional services such as Medicaid applications and other entitlements
  • Education regarding your treatment and the complexities and impact on your lifestyle
  • Long-term planning
  • Linking you to additional resources in the community

The frequency of social work visits is based on individual needs and will be determined in conjunction with the skilled nursing staff and your doctor.

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To receive home health aide services, it must be part of the recommended plan of care prescribed by your doctor. Medicare only covers home health aide services if you are also receiving skilled nursing or rehab services.

Should your plan of care call for a home health aide, we have certified home health aides who will provide assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) such as bathing, dressing and meals. They also provide companionship along with support services that are essential to a patient’s comfort and well-being.

Many of our aides are bilingual or multilingual, and we always do our best to match patients with a home health aide who speaks their language.

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If you suffer from a serious or advanced illness causing pain, increased shortness of breath, anxiety or depression, the MJHS Home Care Advantage program can help.

MJHS Home Care Advantage program offers all the great benefits provided by Home Care, PLUS specialized focus to help manage the uncontrolled symptoms associated with your serious illness.  For more information on MJHS Home Care Advantage, click here.

Additional advantages of our program include:

  • Specially trained staff in your care team with added experience managing the symptoms associated with your illness
  • Added collaboration through interdisciplinary care team meetings — members of different professional disciplines work together to provide a plan of care that will best benefit you
  • Increased professional support. In addition to your primary care physician (PCP), you will have access to:
    • Nurses
    • Therapists
    • Social Workers
    • Spiritual Care Leaders
    • Home Health Aides
    • Palliative Care Specialists

MJHS Home Care is certified by the Joint Commission in the provision of Community-Based Palliative Care services.

Getting Started with MJHS Home Care

MJHS Home Care serves the needs of patients across New York City, Westchester and Nassau counties.

How are home care services covered?

MJHS Home Care is paid in full or in part by Medicare, Medicaid, managed care providers (including HMOs), private insurance, other third-party payers or private pay.

Since coverage varies, check your plan’s Evidence of Coverage booklet, website or customer service center for more information.

You can also call MJHS Home Care at 1-855-370-8317 and speak with one of our knowledgeable counselors. We are happy to help you determine your health insurance status.

If you do not have health insurance and would like more information about the health plans that are part of MJHS, visit Elderplan.org.

If You Are a Physician

and would like to request a home care evaluation for your patient, we are happy to assist. You can call us at 718-921-8800 or fill out our form and we will be in touch right away.