What Is Private Duty Nursing (PDN)?
Private duty nurses (PDN) provide one-on-one medical care. They are qualified to offer this care in the comfort of the patient’s own home, or in a facility such as a hospital or nursing home. Private duty nurses are Registered Nurses (RNs) or Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). They can offer advanced care, working in tandem with the family. Our goal is to provide the customized care needed by our clients, as a total continuum of care.
Who Can Benefit From This Service?
Private Duty nurses provide care and treatment in the patient’s home for everything from routine conditions to complex medical issues for all ages, from infant to senior care. Depending on patient needs, nurses can be available for just a few hours a week or around the clock.
Our services include but are not limited to
- Post-procedural care
- Wound care and management
- Nutritional care
- Medication management/ IV therapy
- Respiratory care, including ventilation and tracheostomy care
How Does It Work?
Private Duty Nursing (PDN) is a service that provides Medicaid-eligible individuals with continuous skilled nursing services in their home.
YES is an ACHC Accredited Health Care provider that:
- Obtains certification of medical necessity from the treating physician
- Provide services specified in the plan of care including amount, scope, duration, and type of PDN
- Follow the Plan of Care (POC) or service plan of the patient while adhering to patient rights