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Frequently Asked Questions

Finding the most appropriate solution to the care needs of an older loved one can be daunting, and there are lots of questions that family members will want to get answered. To assist you in gathering all of the information you need to make the best choice for your loved one, we’ve compiled some of the most common home care questions we receive, along with corresponding answers. Simply click each question to reveal the answer:

We are pleased to provide our full continuum of home health care services throughout Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania. To confirm availability in your area, contact us at (215) 826-7422 any time. 

A senior or adult with autism or intellectual disabilities who requires assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as preparing meals, bathing/showering, getting dressed, using the toilet, managing the home, and more, is experiencing compromised safety and can benefit from Effraim Home Care’s professional in-home care services, along with those who are challenged by a chronic health condition and would like the convenience of receiving care in the comfort of home

Effraim Home Care provides a full continuum of care: from assistance with non-medical needs, such as housekeeping, meals, companionship, transportation, and errand-running, to highly skilled nursing care, therapy, and medical social work services – and everything in between. Visit our Services page for a more comprehensive listing of services, or contact us for a free in-home consultation to learn what services are most appropriate in your particular situation.

We understand that when a care need presents, time is of the essence, and we will begin care as quickly as possible, typically within 48 hours.

As a Medicare-certified home health agency, we accept Medicare, as well as Medicaid, private pay, and most insurance plans.

Yes, we are licensed as a home health agency. Our license number is 1457720385. Additionally, we are Medicare-certified, and our CMS certification number is 398294.

Effraim Home Care is the premier provider in Pennsylvania for a full continuum of home health care needs, for a variety of reasons. Our owner/founder is a public health nurse with a high degree of population health expertise. We are ACHC accredited, providing peace of mind to the families we serve in knowing our care standards and approaches are cutting-edge. We also place a strong focus on preventative care, helping to prevent emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and re-hospitalizations while maintaining maximum health and wellbeing and empowering those in our care to thrive and remain fruitful throughout all stages of life.

Yes, we are available to provide assistance to seniors and adults with autism and intellectual disabilities in any setting: a private residence, group home, or long-term care facility.

Want to learn more about how our life-affirming senior care and VA home care in Philadelphia or the surrounding area can help your loved one thrive at home? Contact us at (215) 826-7422 and request a free in-home consultation.