Why Choose IHC?



We don't make promises we can't keep. We don't try and sell you services you don't need. There are no hidden charges.


The nursing and administration departments have a vast undertanding of the home care system and how to best access it to meet your needs.


We communicate regularly with family members, at no additional cost. We have been working in home health care for over 15 years.


We design a custom care plan that addresses your needs. We provide a free nursing assessment to determine what is right for you and or your family member. We only require a 2 hour minimus for services delivery.


Before you hire a healthcare provider, you should know:

  • If you have Long Term Care Insurance home care services may be covered by your policy.
  • If you are eligible for Home Care assistance. Some agencies may be able to provide services at little or no cost. We would be happy to direct you to the appropriate agency.

Before you hire a healthcare provider, you should ask:

  • Are agency employees covered by theft and liability insurance and workers compensation insurance?
  • Have agency employees been screened for a Criminal History and through the DPH Nurse's Aide Registry?
  • Does the agency have a Registered Nurse on staff?
  • Is there an additional charge for nursing supervisory visits?
  • Do they bill for updating family members?


Independence Healthcare serves all of Central Massachusetts.