Private Duty Nursing

certified caretaker and her patientPrivate duty nursing is skilled nursing care that takes place outside the hospital setting to include the clients’ home, school, or other community settings. Private duty nursing is provided by a registered nurse or by a licensed practical nurse under the supervision of a registered nurse. A certified nursing assistant may be utilized for non-skilled custodial care.

The majority of our patients have complex medical needs that include:

  • Respiratory Management
  • Nero-Muscular Disease and Injury Management
  • Ventilator Management
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Bi-Pap, C-Pap Management
  • Spinal Cord Injury Management
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Seizure Disorder Maintenance
  • Gastrointestinal Management
  • G-Tube Management
  • J-Tube Management
  • NG-Tube Management
  • Central Line Management
  • PIC Line Management
  • Feeding Disorder, Colostomy Care Maintenance

However, many patients with unskilled needs receive care that includes:

  • Custodial Care
  • Bathing Feeding
  • Meal Preparation Toileting
  • Light House Keeping Supervision.

*If you or someone you know is looking for nursing or is in need of a change in providers, please contact our intake department at 202-304-5221.

These services are usually performed by a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). If your family is need of these services, get in touch with us right away for assistance. You may call 240-638-2700 / 240-486-5720 or send a message to