Home Care

The Bristol Hospital Home Care Agency understands that most patients would prefer to recuperate at home amidst the warmth and support of their family.  To meet this need, the Agency has skilled nurses, therapists, social workers, aides and health-related services to assist residents of the greater Bristol area. Care is coordinated by skilled and compassionate nurses with a wide range of expertise, including such specialty areas as cardiac, wound/ostomy care, palliative care and chronic disease management.
 
A Personalized Plan of Care

Home Care nurses and therapists working with you, your physician, family and other healthcare team members assess your needs and develop a personalized plan of care. This comprehensive approach to care will help you to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations and recover more quickly. 

Services include:
Skilled nursing care
Home health aides
Private duty aide services
Palliative care
Hospice and bereavement services
Physical therapy
Occupational therapy
Speech and language pathology services
Medical social services
Nutritional counseling
Certified wound care
Lifeline emergency call system
 
Our agency participates in most health insurance and managed care plans. Bristol Hospital Home Care is a department of Bristol Hospital. The Bristol Hospital Home Care Agency is licensed by the state of Connecticut and accredited by The Joint Commission. Services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
 
The Bristol Hospital Home Care Agency was selected as a top home care agency in New England and named to the Outcome Concept System's (OCS) "Home Care Elite™ Top Agencies" in the United States. This list highlights those agencies whose performance in the areas of quality, quality improvement and financial performance rank them in the top quarter of the nation's Medicare-certified providers.
Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm For more information, please call 860.585.4752.
 
Special Touch Palliative Care Services

Special Touch is the name of our palliative care program. Special Touch provides symptom management to home-care-eligible patients with chronic and/or serious illnesses.  The staff is hospice and palliative care certified and is expert in managing pain and other symptoms.  For further information regarding palliative care services please call 860.585.4752.

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