Welcome to Pro Med Home Health

Every day since 2001 our excellent team of Pro Med Nurses, Therapists, Home Health Aides, and Medical Social Workers provide exceptional care to people of every age and stage of life.

Home care includes any professional support services that allow a person to live safely in their home. In-home care services can help someone who is aging and needs assistance to live independently, manage chronic health issues, recover from a medical setback, or has special needs or a disability. Professional caregivers such as nurses, aides, and therapists provide short-term or long-term care in the home, depending on a person’s needs. The care you need in the place you love.

Home care can be the key to achieving the highest quality of life possible. It can enable safety, security, and increased independence, ease management of an ongoing medical condition, help avoid unnecessary hospitalization and aid with recovery after an illness, injury, or hospital stay—all through care given in the comfort and familiarity of home. Home care can include:

  • Help with daily activities such as dressing and bathing
  • Assistance with safely managing tasks around the house
  • Companionship
  • Therapy and rehabilitative services
  • Short- or long-term nursing care for an illness, disease, or disability—including tracheostomy and ventilator care

Types of Home Health Services

Not all home care providers offer all the different types of home care services. This will provide an overview of the different types of home care. Care is customized to your individual needs and may include services from one or more of the types described. Contacting Pro Med Home Health to discuss your needs will help determine what care is best for you.

While the multiple types of home care may serve different needs, they share a common goal: to enable happier, more independent living for the people receiving care, and to provide support and peace of mind for their families.

Personal Care & Companionship

Help with everyday activities like bathing and dressing, meal preparation, and household tasks to enable independence and safety.

Also known as… non-medical care, home health aide services, senior care, homemaker care, assistive care, or companion care.

Services May Include:

  • Assistance with self-care, such as grooming, bathing, dressing, and using the toilet
  • Enabling safety at home by assisting with ambulation, transfer (eg, from bed to wheelchair, wheelchair to toilet), and fall prevention
  • Assistance with meal planning and preparation, light housekeeping, laundry, errands, medication reminders, and escorting to appointments
  • Companionship and engaging in hobbies and activities
  • Supervision for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease

How Are These Services Paid For?

Personal care and companionship services are usually paid directly by the person receiving care (private pay), or through long-term care insurance or Medicaid. Other funding sources may be:

  • Health insurance
  • Veterans benefits
  • Workers’ compensation

Private Duty Nursing Care

Long-term, hourly nursing care at home for adults with a chronic illness, injury, or disability.

Also known as… home-based skilled nursing, long-term nursing care, catastrophic care, tracheostomy care, ventilator care, nursing care, shift nursing, hourly nursing, or adult nursing.

Services May Include:

  • Care for diseases and conditions such as Traumatic brain injury (TBI), Spinal cord injury (SCI), ALS, MS
  • Ventilator care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Administering medications
  • Ostomy/gastrostomy care
  • Feeding tube care
  • Catheter care

How Are These Services Paid For?

Private duty nursing care can be paid through a variety of sources, including:

  • Private pay
  • Health insurance
  • Veterans benefits
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Medicaid (with qualifications)
  • Direct payment by person receiving care (private pay)

Home Health Care

Short-term, physician-directed care designed to help a patient prevent or recover from an illness, injury, or hospital stay.

Also known as… medicare-certified home health care, intermittent skilled care, or visiting nurse services.

Services May Include:

  • Short-term nursing services
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech language pathology
  • Medical social work
  • Home health aide services

How Are These Services Paid For?

When specific qualifications are met (generally, when services are ordered by a physician and a clinical assessment deems them necessary), Home Health services are typically paid for by:

  • Medicaid
  • Private insurance

Field Staff Credentials

Pro Med HealthCare provides field staff with the following credentials to clients:

License or Certification
Criminal Background check through FDLE
Pro Med HealthCare provides workers compensation & Professional liability insurance
Pro Med HealthCare handles all payroll and payroll taxes
Completion of CPR certification
Have to pass competency exams
Skills are checked off by a Pro Med HealthCare supervisor

Looking for CEUs?

There are many varieties of CEUs available when working with Pro Med Healthcare Services. Please mention CEUs to your recruiter if interested.

Frequently Asked Questions

(Q) I have insurance, but I’m not sure what it covers?
Pro Med will gladly verify all types of insurance and answer questions about coverage and make financial arrangements free of charge. Pro Med will help you understand what services are available and what the cost of such services would be.
(Q) If my insurance doesn’t covers services, what are my options?
Private pay services are available. Pro Med can customize a plan of care that meets the needs of the patient and works with a set budget. We can accomplish the goal of providing services that are needed by conducting an interview with the patient or family members. There is usually a one week deposit required up front on all services. Billing is sent on a weekly basis to the address designated by the family or patient.
(Q) How do you qualify your staff members who would be coming into my home?
All nurses and therapists who visit your home go through a rigorous interview and screening process, as well as criminal background checks and license verification. Our caregivers are regularly supervised and evaluated to ensure that you or your loved one is receiving he care and attention they deserve.

Job Opportunities

We are currently hiring for:

• HHA’s
• Sitter/Companions
• LPN’s and RN’s who want to work in the home health field

To be considered for Employment (Hiring Requirements):

Current License or Certificate
Current CPR card
Pro Med will conduct Criminal Background check
AIDs 1 hour update
Domestic Violence 1 hour update
Back Safety Training – provided by Pro Med
Current Physical Exam
PPD with last 6 months or Chest X-ray within 1 year.
Competency Exams with a passing score of at least 80%
Skills Checklist
2 Professional References to be contacted

Serving Central & West Florida

Pro Med serves several counties in the Central & West Florida region. If you live in these counties or know of someone who needs services in the following counties listed below call us to inquire about our services.

• Hillsborough County
• Polk County
• Manatee County
• Highlands County
• Hardee County

Pro Med Healthcare Services

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To inquire more about the services Pro Med offers, contact one of our Patient Care Specialists at

(813) 654-3604
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