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July 23, 2024

Private Pay Providers

How to Choose a Private Duty Home Care Provider:
Private duty home care is generally considered to be services, skilled and para-professional, delivered in the home to individuals who pay privately for the services.  Skilled care services are provided by a licensed professional, such as a nurse.  Para-professional care services are provided by an individual trained to provide care which normally does not require a professional license, such as assistance with bathing, grooming, meal preparation, and shopping. 

Choosing a private duty company is an important decision.  Make inquiries of several companies in order to have a comparison.  Cost should not be the only factor you consider.  Missouri law does not have a provision for private duty companies to be licensed by the state and therefore you may find that companies you are considering have no home care license. 

There are numerous benefits of using a company rather than a private individual to provide your care.   Private duty companies train workers, the company pays worker’s compensation, state and federal taxes, provides bonds and perhaps, most importantly, a company will have a caregiver plan to assure that a backup worker is available to help meet your care needs.  Private individuals often do not have these options.

Below are a series of questions that you may want to use as a guide as you choose your private duty home care provider.

About the company:

About the caregivers:

About the care:

Terms of service:

  Below are links to companies that provide private duty/pay home care services.
                                The companies are listed by area served.

Although we are mindful that our members should adhere to the best industry practices for Home Care, we do not monitor or endorse any provider of home care, whether or not they may have a sponsored link with the Missouri Alliance for Home Care.

St. Louis Area

Kansas City Area

A1 Home Care (Bonne Terre) - www.a1-homecare.com

Accu-Care Home Nurses (St. Louis) - www.accucare.com

Advantage Nursing Services (St. Louis) - www.advantage-nursing.com

Aging Well Health Care (St. Louis) - www.awhealthcare.com

All Ways Caring Home Care (Desloge) - www.brightspringhealth.com


All Ways Caring Home Care (Desoto) - www.brightspringhealth.com

Assistance Home Care (West County, South County, Mid County,
& St. Charles County) - assistancehomecarestlouis.com

Bayada Healthcare (Creve Couer) - www.bayada.com

BrightSpring Health Services All Ways Caring Home Care (St. Louis) - www.brightspringhealth.com


Continuum - www.ContinuumCare.com

Cooperative Home Care Inc (St. Louis) -  www.cooperativehomecare.com

Cooperative Home Care Inc. (O'Fallon) - www.cooperativehomecare.com


Cooperative Home Care, Inc. (Crystal City) - www.cooperativehomecare.com


Cooperative Home Care, Inc. (Union) - www.cooperativehomecare.com


Craig HomeCare (St. Louis) - www.craighomecare.com

Delmar Gardens Private Services (Chesterfield) - www.delmargardens.com

Integrity Home Care (Festus) - www.integrityhc.com

Martha's Hands (Town & Country) - www.marthashands.com

Maxim Healthcare Services (St. Louis) - www.maximhomecare.com

Medi-Plex Health Professionals (St. Louis) - www.mediplexhealth.com


Private Home Care LLC (St. Louis) - www.privatehomecare.com


Provision Home Care Inc (Olivette) - www.provisionshomecare.com


Seniors Home Care (St. Louis)- www.SeniorsHomeCare.com


Unique Inventive Strategies for Home Care (Jennings) - www.uishc.com


Victors Home Care, LLC (St. Louis) - www.victorshomecare.com

All Ways Caring Home Care (St. Joseph) - www.brightspringhealth.com

All Ways Caring Home Care (Liberty) - www.brightspringhealth.com


AssuredHealthcare Inc (Liberty) - www.assuredhealthcareinc.com


Freudenthal Home Health LLC (St. Joseph) - www.freudenthalhh.com


Integrity Home Care (Lee's Summit & Westport) - www.integrityhc.com

Maxim Healthcare Services (Overland Park, KS) - www.maximhomecare.com

New Day Phoenix Home Care, Inc. (Independence) - www.phoenixhomehc.com

Village Home Health (Lee's Summit)- www.jkv.org

Visiting Nurse Association (Harrisonville, Kansas City & Odessa, MO & Overland Park, KS) - www.vnakc.org


Mid-Missouri Area/ Northern Missouri

Southern Missouri

Bayada Healthcare (Columbia) - www.bayada.com

Hometown Homecare (Fayette) - www.hometownhomecare.org

Integrity Home Care (Columbia & Lebanon) - www.integrityhc.com

NorthEast Independent Living  Services (Hannibal) - www.neils.org

New Day Phoenix Home Care - (Columbia, Jefferson City) - www.phoenixhomehc.com

On My Own, Inc. (Collins & Nevada) - www.omoinc.org

Serve Link Home Care (Trenton) - www.servelinkhomecare.com

Westwood Home Health (Willow Springs) - www.willowhealthcare.com

Access Community-Based Services (Springfield) - www.lhcgroup.com

At Home Independence Quality Home Care LLC (Nevada) - www.ahinevada.com

Cox Health at Home (Joplin, Springfield & West Plains) - www.oxfordhealthcare.net


Cox Health at Home (Springfield) - www.coxhealthhomesupport.com


Disabled Citizens Alliance for Independence, Inc. (Viburnum) - www.dcai.us


Haven Home Health & Therapy (Ozark) - www.havenhome.us


Home Health of the Ozarks (Houston) - www.tcmh.org


Independent Living Center of SEMO (Popular Bluff) - www.ilcsm.org


Integrity Home Care (Joplin & Springfield) - www.integrityhc.com


Lutheran Home - Home Health & Hospice (Cape Girardeau) - www.thelutheranhomecape.com

Maxim Healthcare Services (Springfield) - www.maximhomecare.com

New Day Phoenix Home Care (Springfield, Branson) - www.phoenixhomehc.com

Ozarks Healthcare at Home (West Plains) - www.ozarkshealthcare.com

VNA of Southeast Missouri (Kennett, Dexter, Sikeston) - www.vnasemo.com