SMC-Connect Logo

Find community services in San Mateo County

Home Health and Hospice Programs - San Mateo

Human Services

Home Health and Hospice Programs - San Mateo

Sutter Care at Home

Provides Home Care services including nursing, medical social workers, home health aides and therapists in the patient's home and, Hospice services for terminally ill patients.


Home Health Care is a comprehensive program providing skilled nursing care, medical social workers, home health aides, and physical, occupational and speech therapists. Specialty services include home infusion therapy, enterostomal therapy and nutritional therapy, enteral and TPN therapy, and counseling. Bereavement counseling and chaplain services available for people in the community. Also known as the Visiting Nurses Association. Hospice is for patients whose life expectancy is six months or fewer. The focus is on the comfort and self-determination of patients, while simultaneously meeting the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of patients and their families. Care is provided by interdisciplinary teams comprised of physicians, medical director, nurses, rehabilitation therapists, medical social workers, hospice aides, bereavement counselors, chaplains and volunteers. Alos provides home medical equipment, supplies, and medications. Youth Bereavement Program helps children and teens cope with the subject of death through the aid of support groups, individual counseling, specialized workshops, in-service trainings, and crisis intervention. Formerly known as Sutter VNA and Hospice.


Public Transit:

Not necessary for service.
700 South Claremont Street, Suite 220, San Mateo, CA 94402-1436 37.563826 -122.318468 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Cantonese
  • Dutch
  • French
  • Mandarin
  • Persian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Tagalog



Covered by Medicare, Medi-Cal, Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), private insurance.


Individuals in need of home health care for nursing, rehabilitation, hospice or infusion therapy


Hospice patient must have life expectancy of six months or fewer. Home care patient under a physician's care, medically necessary and homebound

How to Apply:

Apply by phone. Referrals are accepted from the patient or family, friends, the patient's physician, a hospital discharge planner or social services department. Visits are made under a physician's order.

Service Wait Estimate:


Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County