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Home Health Services

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Overview

CharterCARE Home Health Services main goal is to get our patients back on their feet in the safety and comfort of their own home, under the supervision of their physician, visiting nurses, therapists and aides.

To inquire about our services please contact our Intake Department at 401-456-2273.

CharterCARE Home Health Services is a hospital-based visiting nurse service licensed by the Department of Health, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our patient satisfaction surveys tell us that our patients are very happy with our services. The Joint Commission evaluated us in 2011 and we received a perfect score.

Initially established as Roger Williams Medical Center Home Care in 1987, we are a fully licensed, Medicare and Medicaid-certified, home health agency. We believe it is equally important for us to understand, reassure and respect the families and significant others of our patients. Collaboration with all parties is a vital part of the recovery process. To inquire about our services please contact our Intake Department at 401-456-2273.

Our Mission

We are dedicated to attaining excellence in the home health care services. We foster communication and collaboration between all employees and specialties to ensure the optimum quality care and superlative service. It is our goal to be the home health care provider and employer of choice in Rhode Island and bordering Massachusetts.

Our Services

We have established a patient-centered primary care approach to the delivery of in-home care. The services we offer are performed by skilled nurses, CNAs, certified rehabilitation specialists, medical social workers, and registered dieticians. We provide our services to clients in Rhode Island and some bordering towns in Massachusetts.

Our Medical Director

Vincent Perrelli, MD, CMD, a board-certified geriatrician, directs the activities of the CharterCARE Home Health Services. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed residencies at Boston City Hospital and Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. Dr. Perrelli has held a number of teaching positions including Clinical Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Personal Emergency Response System

Our Personal Emergency Response System (Lifeline program) is designed to reduce the risk of living alone. In the event of a fall or emergency, help is available at the push of a button. The personal help button connects you to a trained Personal Response Associate who can send help quickly to your home, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you have any questions, or would like to discuss your particular needs please contact us at 401-456-2273.