Nuvance Health Caregivers at Home

Nuvance Health<sup>®</sup> Caregivers at Home is a private-duty home care affiliate of the Nuvance Health network, registered with the Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection. The agency provides non-medical services to clients in need of assistance with the activities of daily living. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week on an hourly or live-in basis.

Department of Consumer Protection Registration Number HCA.0001800

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If you or a loved one is in need of assistance with daily activities, private duty, non-medical services from Nuvance Health can help.

A dedicated, compassionate team of caregivers enables you or your loved one to enjoy safety, security and companionship in the comfort of home.

About Our Services

We provide non-medical services, meaning they are not part of doctor-prescribed treatments. As a private duty service, you do not need a physician referral. Insurance does not cover these services, so you pay for them out of pocket.

Private-Duty Non-Medical Services

Caregivers provide personal care assistance to clients based on the client’s individual care needs, including:

Assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs)

  • Toileting
  • Bathing or showering
  • Dressing
  • Incontinence care
  • Mobility and transfer assistance
  • Personal hygiene

Assistance with instrumental activities of daily living

  • Accompany clients to doctor visits
  • Arrange appointments
  • Companionship 
  • Encourage eating and fluid intake
  • Feeding
  • Grocery shopping
  • Household chores and light housekeeping
  • Household organization
  • Laundry
  • Light pet care
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication reminders
  • Transportation to appointments and for errands


  • Hourly and live-in services are available on a short-term and long-term basis.
  • Care is available seven days per week, 365 days per year including weekends and holidays.
  • Day, evening and overnight shifts are available for up to 24 hours.

Nuvance Health Caregivers at Home: Why Choose Us?

Nuvance Health Caregivers at Home is committed to providing personal care that meets the individual needs of clients. We try to match clients with compatible caregivers. Highlights of our program include:

  • Compliance
    We follow state and federal guidelines, as well as Nuvance Health policies and procedures including, but not limited to patient/client rights to privacy, safety and infection control.
  • Qualified Caregivers
    Employees undergo criminal background, drug and health fitness screenings. They are evaluated for skill competency on a regular basis, and are required to complete annual mandatory safety and compliance training programs.
  • Seamless care
    As an affiliate of Nuvance Health, we offer clients the opportunity to access seamless, coordinated medical and non-medical care from a trusted, established network of healthcare entities.
  • Additional services
    Clients requiring medical care at home may be eligible to receive services under Western Connecticut Home Care. Learn about our home health services.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Does insurance pay for non-medical home care services?
    Most medical insurance plans do not cover private-duty home care services. Long-term care insurance policies may reimburse some of the cost of non-medical care. Check with your medical insurance or long-term care insurance company.
  • Do I need to have been in the hospital or have a physician order to have private-duty care?
    No. Because services are privately paid, and not paid by insurance, there are no requirements that must be satisfied.
  • Can I have home healthcare paid by my insurance and private-duty services (I pay for out of pocket) at the same time?
    Yes, private-duty services can be provided while you are receiving home healthcare services. With private-duty service, you decide how many hours and days of service you wish to receive.
  • Will I have to sign a contract?
    There are no contracts. You sign an agreement, as required by Connecticut regulations for Homemaker/Companion agencies. The agreement outlines the services to be provided, the terms of the service and the cost for those services. There is no commitment for a specific duration.

Service Area

Communities we serve include:

  • Bethel
  • Bridgewater
  • Brookfield
  • Danbury
  • Darien
  • Easton
  • Fairfield
  • Monroe
  • New Canaan
  • New Fairfield
  • New Milford
  • Newtown
  • Norwalk
  • Redding
  • Roxbury
  • Ridgefield
  • Sherman
  • Southbury
  • Stamford
  • Weston
  • Westport
  • Wilton
  • Woodbury

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