a. ask at the facilites you practice as a student, which homecare agencies does facility have on their list or discharge patients choose.
social worker/case manager or discharge planner should have this info available.
b. visiting nurse associations (vnas) created the profession of home health care more than 100 years ago; they are the official national association for not-for-profit, community based home health organizations. website:find a vna (visiting nurse
c. national assocaition for homecare has locator service: http://www.nahc.org/agencylocator/
d. look in phone book under home health care or nurses.
you will need to make a few calls, ask to speak with the nurse educator or nurse recruiter.
anyone in philadelphia, pa interested can contact me. good luck in your search!