South Texas Home Health Services

APC Home Health Services, Inc was started in 1982 by three families to provide home health services to the under-served aging community in Harlingen. By the late 1980’s, Tere and Frank Painter bought out the other two families and began to grow the business, expanding throughout South Texas. Today, APC Home Health Services, Inc employs over 2000 employees in four distinct divisions: APC Home Health Services, APC Homemakers, Nurse Replacement Services of Harlingen, Inc, and TLC Adult Day Care Centers, Inc.

Today, APC Home Health Services, Inc employs over 2000 employees in four distinct divisions: APC Home Health Services, APC Homemakers, Nurse Replacement Services of Harlingen, Inc, and TLC Adult Day Care Centers, Inc.

APC Home Health Services, Inc

APC Home Health Services has business locations in Harlingen and Corpus Christi, providing services to Medicare and Medicaid eligible patients. Licensed by the Texas Department of Human Services as a Home and Community Support Service Agency, APC Home Health Services provides skilled nursing, home care aides, and therapists to homebound geriatric patients. Some of the services provided by APC include:

  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Chronic Disease Management for heart failure, cystic fibrosis, asthma obstructive pulmonary disease and more
  • Diabetes Education
  • Wound Care
  • IV Therapy
  • Catheter Care
  • Vital Sign Monitoring
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Lab Draws
APC provides services on a part-time and intermittent basis, focusing on helping you recover after an illness, injury, or hospitalization. All services provided by APC Home Health Care, Inc require a physician order.

APC Homemakers

APC Homemakers has locations throughout South Texas: Harlingen, Brownsville, Pharr, Rio Grande City, Laredo, Eagle Pass, Falfurrias, Corpus Christi, and El Paso. APC Homemakers provides two different types of services. Primary Home Care (PHC) is non-technical, medically related personal care prescribed by a physician. Medicaid eligible clients may receive PHC if they have health problems which cause them to be functionally limited in preforming daily living activities.

Non-skilled, non-technical services can be provided by a family member, friend, or neighbor for eligible aged or disabled adults who are functionally limited in daily activities.

Services provided by APC Homemakers include:

  • STAR+PLUS Waiver Attendant Services
  • Personal Care
    • Bathing
    • Dressing
    • Meal Preparation
    • Grooming
    • Transfering and Ambulating
  • Home Management Sevices
    • Changing Bed Linens
    • Housekeeping
    • Laundering
    • Shopping
    • Washing Dishes
  • Escort
    • Accompanying client to doctor appointments
    • Does NOT include providing transportation to the appointments

Nurse Placement Services of Harlingen, Inc

With locations in both Harlingen and Corpus Christi, Nurse Placement Services of Harlingen, Inc services all of South Texas. This APC company provides managed care home health services in an organized and cost-effective manner, working together with providers and insurers. Clients may be referred to NPS from hospital discharges, rehabilitation facilities, doctor’s offices, nursing homes, insurance companies, and Managed care organizations.

Another service that NPS offers is Supplemental Staffing, providing relief staffing to hospitals, nursing homes, physician offices, and other areas.

NPS also offers Private Duty Services for medical and non-medical services on long-term, short-term, and intermittent basis. These services include sitter services for adults and children, live-in companions, and more.

TLC Adult Day Care Centers

TLC Adult Day Care Centers, Inc have four centers in South Texas: Del Rio, Corpus Christi, and two locations in Eagle Pass. Open for 10 hours a day, from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM, TLC offers programs to promote health and independence. Older adults who live alone or are dependent on relatives can enjoy social, recreational, and supportive services and nutritious meals.

TLC Adult Day Care Centers provides some health services in

  • Prevention of complications to a client’s condition by observing, evaluating, and intervening
  • Assisting with medications or treatments
  • Personal care services such as dressing, eating, grooming, bathing, transferring, ambulating
  • Physical Rehabilitation Services
  • Nutrition and food services

Obtaining Services

If you are interested in services for you or a senior family member, please complete the referral form on our website and someone from the location nearest you will contact you. We accept Medicare, Medicaid, and most insurance plans to make care affordable.

Careers at APC

APC President, Andrew Painter, states that his parents’ legacy and that of APC is “Loving people, supporting them, giving dignity in their homes.” If you are interested in being part of that legacy, we often post our openings on our Facebook page.