Home healthcare

We’re dedicated to delivering the highest quality of home healthcare

Together, the home healthcare providers of Tufts Medicine Care at Home offer comprehensive medical and supportive services designed to maximize health, independence, and quality of life. Our professional staff has advanced clinical skills and, along with the use of state-of-the-art technology, can offer patients the most innovate home healthcare services available. Certified home health aides services are also offered, as necessary, to provide personal care assistance.

We ensure our patients achieve the best possible health


We are licensed in Massachusetts and New Hampshire

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Approved provider by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance companies


Our team works closely with physicians and hospitals

Nursing services

A highly skilled team of registered and licensed practical nurses act as the patient’s care manager and provide medical oversight, treatment and support for a wide variety of medical conditions or injuries. Our nurses work closely with the patient’s physician to develop an individualized care plan for each patient. During regularly scheduled visits to the patient’s home, the nurse will provide medical care and teaching to help patients recuperate and coordinate any additional specialized or supportive services.

Specialized services


Arrange for care

At the start of home care services, a registered nurse will come to the home to evaluate the patient’s medical care needs. The nurse will then design a treatment plan based on the evaluation and medical orders from the patient’s physician.

Our House became their Home

Patient Stories

Our House became their Home

At just 49 years old, Daniel “Dan” Riley was diagnosed with a brain tumor.  Although the diagnosis forced Dan to leave his job in the interior design field, Dan functioned […]

Patient Stories

Penny and Ron

Committed and honored to care Ron and Penelope (Penny) Verow laugh often as they share stories of the life they’ve enjoyed together and spoken glowingly of their two daughters and […]

Patient Stories

Putting David at the Center of Our Care

At age 60, David Townsend waited patiently, hopeful that a heart transplant would give him more time – quality time to share with his wife, his children, and the grandchildren […]


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Frequently asked questions

How do I make arrangements to have a nurse come to my home?

All requests for services are processed in the Intake Department. The Intake Department can be reached at 800-333-4799 or 978-552-4444, or you can send a referral via fax using our Express Referral Form.

Are all VNA’s the same?

No. There are many different hospice and visiting nurse agencies. Tufts Medicine Care at Home is one of the largest and most respected not-for-profit agencies in the region. We offer full continuum of care for patients of all ages and every stage of illness or injury.

Who pays for the visiting nurse to come to my home?

The cost of care provided Tufts Medicine Care at Home is typically covered by health insurance – including most private insurances, Medicare and Medicaid, and Senior HMO’s. Patients receiving home care services must meet certain requirements including:

  • Services must be ordered by the patient’s physician
  • The patient must be “homebound” or unable to leave home without great effort
  • The patient’s condition requires skilled care by a nurse or therapist

For more information, or to determine if you or a family member qualifies for visiting nurse services, contact the Referral Department at 800-333-4799 or 978-552-4444.

What cities and towns do you cover?

Tufts Medicine Care at Home provides care in more than 110 cities and towns in the Merrimack Valley, Northeastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. Click here for a list of cities and towns