Home Health Care
The Home Care Department of Family Service Society of Yonkers (FSSY) Is licensed by the New York State Department of Health and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
Located in southwest Yonkers, FSSY serves the frail elderly and disabled throughout Westchester County and the Bronx. By providing Home Care Aides, Nurses and Social Workers, FSSY’s multicultural, multilingual staff is able to assist patients with their wish to remain in their home and community.
In collaboration with various government and private agencies, the dedicated staff of FSSY is acutely sensitive to the special needs of the aging and homebound population.
The Healthcare Team is available for consultation and emergencies on a twenty-four hour, seven day a week basis.
In addition to providing Home Care services, FSSY offers free Personal Care Aide and Home Health Aide Training Programs, each approved by the New York State Department of Health. Students learn the theory and practice of home care and are transitioned into the field setting under the supervision of a professional nurse.
To inquire about our Home Health Care program,
Contact Annette Pisano-Higley, Director of Patient Services Program.
Contact: (914) 963-5118 ext.486 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Home care aides can be provided to those individuals requiring a companion in their homes or nursing/rehabilitation facilities, or to those needing an escort for various purposes, such as doctor visits or visits to family and friends. Bilingual (English-Spanish) aides available.
Home Health Care Training
FSSY offers free New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) approved home care training programs leading to NYS DOH certifications as Personal Care Aides and Home Health Aides. These certifications are valid for work anywhere in New York State.