Our Team and the Areas We Serve
Shorecare provides 24/7 care and we serve the entire state of Delaware (New Castle, Kent, and Sussex counties).
Our Care Team
- Agency Director – The Director is the individual appointed by the governing body to act on its behalf in the overall management of the home health agency. The director shall have a Bachelor’s Degree in health or a related field and oversees all aspects of the agency.
- Clinical Director – A Registered Nurse who is sufficiently qualified to provide general supervision and direction of the services offered by the home health agency and who has at least one year of home health and administrative/supervisory experience.
- Administrative Specialists – The administrative specialists work with you, the nurses, and care team to coordinate schedules and payments plans. Our experienced administrative specialists are knowledgeable in navigating all aspects of home care including maintaining compliance with state and federal regulations, protecting personal health information in accordance to HIPPA, and working with you and other members of the care team to ensure your needs are met.
- Registered Nurse (RN) – A Registered Nurse must have completed at least an associate’s degree in nursing (ADN) or a bachelor of science degree in nursing (BSN) and has successfully passed the NCLEX-RN certification exam. Our registered nurses are responsible for doing in-home assessments every 60 days, including reviewing clients medical history, a full head to toe assessment, and assisting in developing and modifying care plans.
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) – A CNA must complete a program accredited by the Delaware Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection and pass a competency exam. CNA training is 150 hours and comprises both classroom and training components. A CNA provides direct care to the client to meet their individualized needs established in the care plan.
- Home Health Aide (HHA) – A Home Health Aide is a non-licensed person employed by the agency who provides personal care services, companion services, homemaker services, transportation services and who may perform tasks delegated by a licensed nurse as permitted by 24 Del.C. Ch. 19. A home health aide (A) has at least one year of practical experience in a department licensed or approved hospital, nursing home, or home care setting; or (B) has satisfactorily completed an appropriate home care course which includes the training requirements contained within these regulations; or (C) is a student nurse pursuing a degree in nursing who has completed the clinical practicum portion of their training. An HHA provides direct care to the client to meet their individualized needs established in their care plan.
- Companion- A Companion provides social interaction for an individual primarily in his/her place of residence. A companion may provide such services as cooking, housekeeping, errands, etc.