Our People

At Home Health Care of East Tennessee, Inc. and Hospice, our largest asset is our people.  Our staff is dedicated to bringing the highest quality care and customer service to you in your home. The following describes generally how we are organized to deliver care to our patients:


As the Administrator, R. Scott Ruth, manages and coordinates the day-to-day operations of all of our business lines – Home Health, Hospice, Private Duty, and Personal Support Services.

Regional Directors

Our Regional Directors are responsible for overseeing the care provided by all of the staff assigned to the local office or offices.   Each Director of Patient Care is a Registered Nurse experienced in managing home health and/or hospice operations.

ACES (Admission and Clinical Evaluation Specialist)

Upon admission to our home health services, you will be visited by one of our ACES, who will evaluate your needs and develop a comprehensive plan of care to be approved by your physician.  Our ACES are highly trained Registered Nurses, who specialize in evaluating and planning home health care for our patients.


Our family caring for your family

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