Open a Private Duty Home Care Agency

A private duty home care agency can provide a broad range of home care and home health care services. These services can be administered to patients requiring clinical (skilled nursing and therapy), and non-clinical (skilled in-home personal and companion care) services. Services can be provided to individuals in hospitals and medical facilities, long-term care facilities, assisted living facilities, and private residences.

Depending on the agency’s state licensing requirements and type of services provided determines whether RNs, LPNs/LVNs, and other medical professionals will be required.

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Here are some of the non–skilled and skilled services that can be provided by a private duty home care agency:

  • Personal Care (Bathing, Grooming, etc)
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Transfer Assistance
  • Meal Preparation and Feeding
  • Escorting to Appointments
  • Controlling Infections
  • Fall Prevention
  • Assisting with Ambulation
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Measuring Height and Weight
  • Pressure Ulcer Prevention
  • Dressing Changes
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Medication Management
  • Ventilator Management
  • Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Care
  • Orthopedic Disorder Care
  • Diabetes Management
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Wound Care
  • Short Bowel Syndrome Care
  • Genetic Disorder Care

If you want to start a private duty home care agency, 21st Century Health Care Consultants can help. We will get you licensed in your state and help you achieve private duty accreditation. With a 100% success rate getting our clients both licensed and accredited for home care, rest assured you’re making the right decision to work with us. Still not convinced? Just ask our references. We have hundreds of satisfied clients - all home care agencies we’ve successfully assisted. With limited resources available to home care agencies, we provide ongoing training to you and your colleagues for the lifetime of your private duty home care agency.

Our home health care training seminars can be summed up in one word…Intense! After attending our live home health care training seminar, you’ll receive all the necessary tools needed for your private duty home care agency to succeed.

Our goal is that you leave our home health care training seminar ready to hit the ground running for success. We’re committed to teaching you everything you need to know when it comes to establishing your private duty home care agency.

To find out more about our consulting program you can click on any of the areas listed below:

Home Care License Requirements

At 21st Century Care Providers, we handle every aspect of obtaining a home care license for you. First, we complete your states’ home care license application plus all additional required home care license paperwork. Second, our home care consultants proceed with incorporating your private duty home care agency. And third, we secure a Tax ID and NPI number. Every state has a different home care license and operation requirements. For this reason, our home care consultants are well-versed in every state. We not only assure you that you will get your home care license, but we also eliminate the headache of doing it yourself. As a result, the process for you to start a private duty home care agency becomes less overwhelming and more productive.

Home Care Policies, Procedures, and Operational Materials

21st Century’s startup process includes all required home care policy and procedure manuals. These manuals are written to meet state standards and are customized to your private duty home care agency, including the logo, staff, and office details. Additionally, the startup process includes all operation forms and documents needed to start a home care business. This ensures compliance with State and Federal regulations.

Private Duty Accreditation

As part of your private duty home care agency training, we teach your staff how to eliminate accreditation deficiencies in order to pass accreditation site survey inspections. Our core home care consultants are former CHAP Accrediting Body Senior Site Supervisors. We perform an on-site mock home care accreditation audit. The on-site audit consists of a complete review of your agency’s operations. Accordingly, our mock auditing procedures are similar to those of the accreditation site surveyor. This enables you to be prepared for private duty certification.


Marketing can be an area that’s overlooked when planning to open a private duty home care agency. However, effective marketing is essential when growing your business and spreading the word. 21st Century provides a fully customized website, complete with search engine optimization (SEO), tailored specifically for your private duty home care agency. The goal of your SEO website is to have your business achieve first-page presence on search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. It’s no secret that a strong internet presence is vital for a successful business, and we give you the tools you need to succeed online. In addition, we design and provide you with customized business cards and brochures to satisfy your offline marketing desires. All marketing files and materials belong to you and your business.

Specialty Progams

When it comes to specialty programs, our home health care consultants provide the necessary materials and training to implement each program. We work one-on-one to successfully develop and execute these specialty programs.

Some of the programs include:

  • Fall Prevention & Safety
  • Low Vision
  • Alzheimer’s Care
  • Transitional Care
  • Memory Care
  • Lifetime Training & Support Program

    When you’re in need of home health care business consulting, 21st Century Health Care Consultants has you covered! With our lifetime home health care training and support program, our home health care consultants are available to assist you at no additional cost.

    Whether it’s admitting patients, obtaining new clients, marketing techniques, or even how to handle medical emergencies, we offer home health care training seminars on any topic you need.

    Our home health care training seminars are 4 days in length and held quarterly. They’re available at no extra cost to you or your current and future employees. This is an amazing perk when you operate a home health care business startup or open a private duty home care agency.

    Monthly Webinars

    To further your expertise, we host monthly webinars to support you on your private duty home care agency business journey. Our informational webinars will give you the guidance you need to open a private duty home care agency.

    Some of the webinar topics include:

  • Preparing for Your Licensing Inspection
  • Choices for Your private duty home care agency
  • Patient Care & Documentation
  • Infection Control
  • HIPAA & Ethical Issues
  • Human Resources
  • Employment Protocols
  • Business Development
  • Branding and Marketing Strategies
  • Online Training Academy

    Also included when you start a private duty home care agency is access to our online home health care training academy.

    Access to the academy is for anyone in your company and it includes but is not limited to the following:

  • More than 30 Educational Videos
  • Home Health Care Business Training Materials
  • Marketing and Advertising Materials
  • Interactive Forum
  • Networking (network with our entire database of existing home health care businesses)
  • 24-hour Message Board
  • Coaching (Ongoing Support from our Home Health Care Consultants)

    At your convenience, our certified senior home health care consultants will provide ongoing support via phone or email. Our home health care consultants are dedicated to supporting you with overcoming the challenges and obstacles you may encounter when operating a successful private duty home care agency.

    With this in mind, operating a successful business depends on having all the building blocks in place. Our home health care consultants are committed to helping you establish your business while increasing recognition in your market area.

    Our coaches will assist you with understanding the requirements around providing services in relation to the activities of daily living.

    Clinical Department

    When it comes to patient care and documentation – rest assured, you will have peace of mind. Your business is backed by the clinical expertise of 8 degreed, registered nurses. In fact, several of our skilled nurses are former state auditors and CHAP surveyors!

    Best part is they’re available when you need them. With this level of support, you can build confidence and influence trust in your business.

    Veteran Patient Referral Programs

    In honor of our nation’s veterans, 21st Century is proud to offer several veteran home care patient resource and support programs. When you start a private duty home care agency, you will have access to this resource.

    This is a wonderful opportunity to offer home health care to veterans and their surviving spouses. Approximately 1 out of every 3 seniors across the nation will qualify for the programs.

    We leave no stone unturned, so stop searching and contact us today.