Choosing a Long-Term Care Provider in Palm Beach County, FL

If you or a loved one needs long-term care provider services, it is helpful to compare several providers. This will help you see which one will best serve your needs and budget. Use the resources below to help in your search.

You can use Facility Locator on to find long-term care providers in the West Palm Beach, FL area. After you choose a long-term care provider(s), click on their name to find the address, phone number, and driving directions. You will also find the administrator and owner info on the profile page, along with a link to inspection reports, and emergency actions and/or legal sanctions (where applicable).

Choosing a Long-Term Care Provider in Palm Beach County, FL

Additional Information About Long-Term Care Providers

  • The counties served by home health agencies, homemaker and companions, and hospices.
  • Links to comparison tools like the Nursing Home Guide, the hospice satisfaction survey, and federal comparison tools for Medicare certified nursing homes and home health agencies.
  • Nursing home information also includes current daily rates, payment forms accepted, and special programs and services (like Alzheimer's, pediatric, and ventilator care, as well as others).
  • Home health agencies will indicate if they are Medicare and/or Medicaid certified, and adult family care homes and assisted living facilities list if they provide Medicaid services.

Questions You Should Consider Asking a Long-Term Care Provider

Here you will find important topics that you should consider discussing with your long-term care provider. Please make your own list of questions too. Ask friends or family members who have used long-term care before to see what questions they wish they had asked before choosing a provider.

  • Ask for a written description of the cost and services and ask that each service or charge be clearly explained before signing anything.
  • Ask what type of payment is accepted. Long-term care services may be paid by private funds or some insurance policies.
  • Medicaid, a Medicaid waiver program, Optional State Supplementation (OSS is a cash assistance program to help pay for room and board costs at an assisted living facility or adult family care home), Medicare, or other government programs may pay for your long-term care provider services in-full or in-part, if the person and the provider are eligible.
  • See if Private Pay Long-Term Care is an option.

Please call and talk to one of our professional case workers see if you might be eligible for help from a government program.

Nursing homes are required to provide full-time nursing care. However, other types of long-term care providers may offer only limited nursing services, periodic nursing visits, or no nursing services. If you or a loved one needs nursing care, ask the provider what kind of nursing services they offer.

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