Emerson Hospital
If you or a loved one needs help at home due to an illness, injury or surgery, know that you can turn to Emerson Hospital Home Care for attentive, professional care tailored to your individual health and personal care needs.

Our multidisciplinary team of nurses, rehabilitation specialists and home health aides can help you stay in the familiar comfort of your own home during times of recuperation, disability, or chronic or terminal illness. 

We will bring our expertise to you, providing therapies and support to help you achieve the highest possible level of independence and comfort.

We also work closely with your doctors, family members and caregivers, and we have a network of community-based programs that share our goal of enabling you to stay in your home as safely and comfortably as possible — with the services and supports you need.

Learn more about the range of home care services we provide.

Insurance coverage for home health care

Emerson Home Care accepts Medicare, Medicaid, and most private health and long-term care insurance plans. Learn more about insurance coverage for home health care services.

The areas Emerson Home Care serves

Emerson Home Care provides services in the following Massachusetts towns: 
  • Acton
  • Ayer
  • Bedford
  • Boxborough
  • Carlisle
  • Chelmsford
  • Concord
  • Groton
  • Harvard
  • Hudson
  • Lincoln
  • Littleton
  • Maynard
  • Shirley
  • Stow
  • Sudbury
  • Westford

If you live outside of these towns, but would like to request our services, please call us at 978-287-8300.

Emerson Hospital Home Care: A reputation for excellence

You can count on Emerson Home Care. As one of the first hospital-based home care organizations in Massachusetts, we have a longstanding reputation for excellence, earning the trust of physicians, patients and their families throughout the region.

Importantly, our organization is accredited by Joint Commission — the nation’s leading accrediting body for healthcare organizations — affirming that we have met rigorous standards for quality.

Listen to a Podcast

Listen to an Emerson home care supervisor explain the basics of home care and how the program helps patients recover from illness or injury in this Health Works Here podcast.

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