When you need health care services in the home, your first priority is to choose caregivers you can trust to provide the highest quality of care and the level of compassion that you would provide for a loved one yourself. It's a decision that comes with many important considerations. BJC Home Care is here to help you gather all the information you need to make a confident choice.
Why Choose BJC Home Care?
When you and your family determine that home care is the right choice, you'll be faced with a variety of options for care providers. Trusting in BJC Home Care comes with many advantages, including a sense of security in knowing you'll be receiving clinical expertise affiliated with Washington University School of Medicine.
The BJC Home Care team is dedicated to delivering the highest standard of care to every patient while providing compassion, respect and education. Our registered or licensed practical nurses will coordinate with other members of the home care team while also providing education and training to our patients and their caregivers. This, along with the support of our licensed physical, occupational and speech therapists, helps patients to reach the highest level of independence and health. In addition to these services, we have BJC pharmacists on-call 24 hours a day to assist in patient care through medication management, including infusions.
We are the largest local provider of services: infusion, home medical equipment, hospice and home health care. BJC Home Care has the only specialized program in the St. Louis area addressing the needs of advanced-stage cancer patients. Our affiliate program, BJC Hospice, has the only pediatric hospice program in the St. Louis area.
Because we're part of BJC HealthCare, one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, patients have access to the resources of a recognized leader in healthcare. BJC Home Care is also accredited by the Joint Commission and a National Excellence in HealthCare Award winner.
Helping you choose: Quality home care services
When reviewing the options for health care services at your home, you should ask questions to help you choose the best home care services for you or your loved one. Staff at your doctor’s office, a social worker, or hospital discharge planner can provide names of some local home care services. These questions can guide your discussions with each service provider.