Williamsburg Landing awarded home health accreditation

Williamsburg Landing has been awarded an accreditation in home health by Community Health Accreditation Partner, a national accrediting body.

"It's our first effort in this service line," said Kathy Kammer, senior director of community relations at Williamsburg Landing.

Kammer noted a confusion surrounding the difference between home health care and private duty care, sometimes termed "home care."

While private duty care is paid for out-of-pocket, home health involves Medicare-certified services, Kammer said.

This can include short-term nursing, rehabilitative services and therapeutic services. Services require a physician's orders, and are...