About Us

Backus Home Healthcare

Backus Home Health Care is dedicated to providing professional, high quality, patient-centered home health and wellness care to the residents in the communities of Eastern Connecticut in support of the mission of The William W. Backus Hospital.

Backus Home Health Care, an affiliate of The William W. Backus Hospital, provides a continuum of quality care for the community of Eastern Connecticut.

With resources and compassionate support, we help patients remain as independent as possible, managing medical needs at home. Our knowledgeable and dedicated staff treat patients holistically, considering family and living situations for the most appropriate care plan.


  • Skilled Nursing care for acute and chronic conditions
  • Rehabilitation Services (Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy & Home Health Aide Services)
  • Behavioral Health Nursing
  • Medication Administration
  • Cardiac Telemonitoring
  • Advanced Wound Care