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Home Care in Summit, NJ

Home Care Near You in Summit, NJ

You have an immediate home care need, and we have the experience to staff it quickly. We have one of the largest pools of fully oriented Certified Home Health Aides in New Jersey, ready to serve you on either a short-term or long-term basis. Having already served many thousands of families, we’ve been setting the standard for Live-In Home Care since 1985.

We are always there when you need us most… which is why Expert Home Care provides experienced 24-Hour On-Call Supervisors who are ready to respond to calls beyond normal business hours. All offices are able to provide Respite, Hospice, Short and Long Term Care. In addition, we provide complimentary and reliable van service, which ensures prompt service and peace of mind.

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Expert Home Care in Summit, NJ

At Expert Home Care, we pride ourselves on offering the very best in-home healthcare. We serve clients in Summit, NJ, making their daily lives easier and increasing the number of things they can accomplish throughout their day with just a bit of help from our professional caregivers.

We know it is important to you that your loved one remains in their home with their belongings and memories, rather than an assisted living facility and therefore we make this possible.

Dealing with a family member who is aging can be difficult to navigate. However, do not fear. You are not alone. Expert Home Care is here to help.

Expert Home Care’s Caregivers provide the following services:


Feel free to contact us at any time to get more information on the services we offer.

What types of services can a home care agency in Summit, NJ provide?

Expert Home Care in Summit, NJ can assess the needs of your loved one and send a caregiver to their home to help them.

They can assign one, or several caregivers to your loved one depending on how much care they need and the exact services they need.

Expert Home Care will also periodically supervise their caregivers and provide back-up services around Summit if needed.

What Should You Look For in a Good Home Care Agency in Summit, NJ?

When you begin contacting home care agencies in Summit, NJ you need to make sure they have experience managing the exact type of senior care your loved one needs.

Expert Home Care has been providing a wide variety of home care services in Summit, NJ since 1985.

Ask specific questions about how their caregivers manage things like mobility, medication prompting, emergency situations and the frequency in which they update you on how your loved one is doing.

Also ask how often they will supervise their caregivers and what procedures you should follow if you need back-up care or are dissatisfied with how care is being provided.

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Home Care in Summit NJ in Union County NJ
Home Care in Summit NJ in Union County NJ

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Home Care in Summit NJ in Union County NJ
Home Care in Summit NJ in Union County NJ

Location of Summit in Union County, New Jersey

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About Summit, New Jersey

Summit is a city in Union County, New Jersey, United States. The city is located on a ridge in northern-central New Jersey, within the Raritan Valley and Rahway Valley regions in the New York metropolitan area. Wikipedia

General Information About Summit

  • Elevation: 374′
  • Area: 6.05 mi²
  • Population: 21,913 (2019)
  • Area code: 908
  • The Summit Downtown Historic District is on the United States Department of Interior National Register of Historic Places.[167]
  • The Carter House – at 90 Butler Parkway, Summit’s oldest known structure, built in 1741, now home to the Summit Historical Society.[168]
  • The DeBary Inn was built in 1880 as one of the private residences of (Samuel) Frederick De Bary, a merchant of French winesliquors, and other imported beverages.[169][170] In 1916, the land was subdivided and sold, the house was moved 200 feet (61 m), and it opened as a hotel in 1923; later it housed senior citizens. Authorities and rules stymied an effort to turn it into a bed and breakfast in the early 2000s, and at present it serves as an “executive boutique inn” partially owned by CNBC host Jim Cramer.[170]
  • The Grand Summit Hotel hosts different events, including stockholder meetings.[171]
  • The Kent Place School occupies a large block bordered by Kent Place Boulevard, Norwood Avenue, and Morris Avenue near downtown Summit. Its Mabie House was built in 1931.
  • Dominican Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary monastery is located on Springfield Avenue.[172]
  • The Summit Diner, located on the corner of Union Place & Summit Avenue, is a 1938 O’Mahony diner that has wood paneled walls, eight booths and 20 stools. It is said to be the oldest operating diner in the state.[173]
  • Summit Free Public Library offers a wide range of books, CDs, DVDs, internet access, special programs, and is located at the corner of Maple Street and Morris Avenue.[174]
  • Twin Maples is a registered Historic Place at Springfield Avenue and Edgewood Road. Constructed in 1908 based on a design by architect Alfred F. Norris, it is home to the Summit Fortnightly Club and the Junior Fortnightly.[175]
  • The United States Postal Service is on Maple Street near the downtown.

People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Summit include:

Points of interest

The Summit Opera House was originally built in the 1890s by the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union as a dry entertainment hall and local W.C.T.U. meeting place. It currently houses Winberie’s restaurant on the ground floor, and a church, office space, and apartments on the upper floors. It is located at Springfield Avenue and Kent Place Boulevard in downtown Summit.[71]

In 2019 the city is encouraging artists, including singer-songwriters, to perform at local venues in the downtown area.

The Summit Playhouse features live dramatic performances.[72]

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey on Elm Street diagonally across from the Summit Middle School is a professionally recognized regional art center with an art school and an exhibition program.[73]

Horseback riding is available at the Watchung stables, located in the Watchung Reservation since the 1930s.[74]

The city supports a program of public art organized by Summit Public Art, a volunteer-based city organization founded in 2002, whose mission is to bring art to public spaces throughout Summit.[75]


Summit Community Center

Inside one of the two gymnasiums at the Summit Community Center. In photo (left to right): Dennis McGuire, Mayor Nora Radest, and Ward 1 Council Member Matt Gould, at the ribbon cutting ceremony in May 2019.

In 2019 the city finished the renovations of the expanded Summit Community Center. The renovated facility includes two gymnasiums, which allows indoor basketball for youth, a senior citizens lounge, a meeting room, administrative offices, a game room, and a small kitchen. There are two parking lots.

Local parks and reserves

The Watchung Reservation in autumn.
  • Reeves-Reed Arboretum is a suburban conservancy dedicated to environmental and horticultural education for children and adults and enjoyment of nature through the professional care and preservation of a historic country estate.[76]
  • “Briant Park, owned by Union County, New Jersey and located in the City of Summit and Springfield Township, covers 30.3 acres (12.3 ha). It is bordered along its western side by Park Drive, along the east by Shunpike Road, and on the northern side by Briant Parkway and Morris Avenue. A brook cuts through the park, and the park is connected via a greenway to Hidden Valley Park in the southeast. There is a pond for ice-skating and fishing, some picnic areas, athletic fields, and a fitness trail.” [77][78]
  • “Hidden Valley Park, owned by Union County, New Jersey and located in the City of Summit and Springfield Township. The park contains 70.4 acres (28.5 ha) of basically undeveloped land that is connected via a greenway along Orchard Street to Briant Park. Hidden Valley Park is bordered along its southern edge by Interstate 78 and along the west by the residential neighborhoods along Baltusrol Road and Morris Avenue.”[77][78] Its eastern border is adjacent to the now-closed Houdaille Quarry which is now parkland owned by the county.[78]
  • Passaic River Parkway, owned by Union County, New Jersey, is actually six small park areas along the Passaic River in western Union County (Summit, New Providence, Berkeley Heights). These areas are undeveloped with no facilities, and covers a total of 133.4 acres (54.0 ha). Area #1 in Summit and New Providence is located between Route 124 and the railroad tracks. The northern area of the park bordered by Morris County, and the southern area is bordered by River Road in Summit.”[77]
  • Watchung Reservation is a 1,945-acre (787 ha) nature reserve and recreation area administered by the Union County Parks Department that is bounded by Summit, MountainsideBerkeley HeightsScotch Plains and Springfield Township. The reservation consists mainly of the upper valley of Blue Brook, between the ridges of First Watchung Mountain and Second Watchung Mountain. A dam near the headwaters of the creek creates Lake Surprise.[79]

Driving Directions from Summit, NJ to Expert Home Care

Our caregivers are located all over the state of New Jersey, with many close to Summit. However, for directions to our office, see below.

Summit, New Jersey

Follow Tulip St to Ashland Rd
1 min (0.3 mi)

Continue on Ashland Rd. Take Mountain Ave, Diamond Hill Rd, US-22 W, Washington Ave, … and NJ-18 S to George St in New Brunswick
41 min (20.8 mi)

Expert Home Care, Inc.
317 George St Suite 320, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Frequently Asked Questions About Home Care in Summit, NJ

Hospitals are discharging patients earlier than ever and charging more than ever! Home Health Care provides a more cost-effective, comforting alternative. In fact, studies have shown that patients do better at home both physically and psychologically. LIVE-IN care provides continuity of care and peace-of-mind for patient and family.

ASK ALL AGENCIES! – Are you licensed? Are you accredited? Are your aides certified by the State? Do you perform criminal and DMV checks against your aides? Do you provide RN (Nursing) supervision? Does your agency take care of complete employee payroll responsibilities? Do you provide a Free in home consultation? The answer to all of these with Expert Home Care is YES!

NJ law requires all Health Care Service Firms to be accredited by an approved accrediting body. Expert is accredited by the National Institute for Home Care Accreditation (NIHCA). This mean that we are responsible and accountable to the high standards of NIHCA for operating a home care business and providing care.

Expert Home Care is a private pay agency. This means we cannot accept Medicaid or Medicare for payment. We can provide assistance if you have Long-term care insurance.

Yes. Most aides will stay for several weeks before taking some time off. He or she will arrange for a substitute through the agency. You will be informed by the aide and agency regarding the details of any time-off requests. We will then contact you directly with the substitute aides name.

A private room with comfortable bed and space for personal belongings as well as 3 meals per day. Labor laws require live-in aides to get 8 hours of sleep per night and breaks for meals and personal time.

Yes, Expert Home Care covers all wages, payroll taxes and Workmans Compensation Insurance. We handle all the required deductions and tax filings with the government authorities.

As is industry standard, Expert Home Care bills on a weekly basis with payment due upon receipt each week. We also require a one week deposit with all new service agreements. For your convenience, we accept personal checks and direct bank debit. We can also provide assistance if you have Long-term care insurance. We do not accept Medicare or Medicaid.

Expert requests a 2 to 3 day notice to make a placement. HOWEVER, we do understand how quickly a need can develop and so we are frequently able to make a placement within 24 hours. Ask about our 48 Hour Caregiver Guarantee.

Yes – All of our personnel have been extensively screened through in-depth interviews and reference checking, and are certified by the Board of Nursing as Home Health Aides. Expert also performs criminal and motor vehicle background checks.

Yes, all cases are seen by our RN who will conduct an initial patient assessment and create a care plan for the aide to follow. Thereafter, the RN will visit at least every 60 days to re-assess the patient needs and supervise the aide. In between visits an RN will call to speak with both aide and patient or family member to ascertain that everything is satisfactory with the care being rendered.

Yes, in fact we highly encourage this. This gives each party the opportunity to get to know one another and ask questions before any commitments are made. We can arrange interviews in our office or at your home.

Yes, in fact we highly encourage this. This gives each party the opportunity to get to know one another and ask questions before any commitments are made. We can arrange interviews in our office or at your home.

Yes. Expert requires all of its employees to complete a minimum of 12 hours of In-Service training a year. This training meets all OSHA requirements.

No. Expert will respect your privacy as mandated by HIPAA.

Although Expert provides personalized and unique home-health care services that differentiate us from the competition, our rates remain very competitive with, and often lower than, our competitors!

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