Welcome to Premier Health Care!

Since 2006, we have provided expert home care in the Greater Boston area after an injury, operation, or diagnosis. When only the highest standard of care will do for your loved one, we are here, whenever and wherever you need us. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

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About us

Premier Health Care, Inc. is a privately owned home health care agency. We are fully licensed, bonded and insured as a non-medical agency. Our mission is to provide the highest quality in-home care, tailored individually to meet the unique needs of each of our seniors.

Premier Health Care has gained an outstanding reputation among its clients and health care professionals by providing exceptional care. We know that last minute changes and emergencies can happen. Our clients know that we are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Free in-home needs and safety assessment

We offer free in-home consultations and safety audits by a registered nurse who will ask questions, listen to your specific concerns, address any questions of family members, and make recommendations for optimizing care and safety.

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Our Caregivers

Premier Health Care Caregivers are compassionate and reliable with a strong desire to help people and with strong qualifications and experience in home health care. Because our reputation depends on the quality and performance of our Caregivers, we are highly selective. All Caregivers on our staff are thoroughly screened and CORI checked. We require prospective Caregivers to provide references that are checked through multiple sources. We understand that each individual has different needs, which is why we personalize each care plan to fit each specific need. Each of our Caregivers is someone we would trust with our own loved ones. All are licensed, insured and bonded.

Our Caregivers provide service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  Contact us for more information and / or to schedule your free Needs and Safety Assessment.


At Premier Health Care, our primary goal is to provide the highest quality care with the highest value, tailored individually to meet the unique needs of each of our clients.

Gillian MacDonald, R.N.

Founder & Executive Director

Gillian MacDonald

Gillian MacDonald is the Founder and Executive Director of Premier Health Care. She has over 30 years of experience in the health and wellness industry. Born and raised in a small town, Kilrush, County Clare on the West Coast of Ireland, she knew at a young age she wanted to be a nurse. Having worked many school vacations as a nurse helper in her local hospital, she was inspired by the staff that worked there. Seeing their compassion, dedication and hard worked encouraged her to apply to Nursing School and she was accepted to the Meath Hospital School of Nursing, Dublin, Ireland. Gillian proudly graduated as a Registered Nurse in 1980, working as an ER Nurse. In 1980, she immigrated to Boston, where she has been specializing in elder care ever since.

Gillian is a highly motivated individual who, along with her dedicated administration and staff at Premier Health Care, is committed to providing care and support that will enable clients to reach their highest level of health, comfort and function.

In her spare time Gillian enjoys spending time with her family, especially her 3 grandchildren. Traveling, Exploring Maine and volunteering in her local community.

John MacDonald 

Vice President & Controller

John MacDonald

John H. MacDonald is the Vice President and Financial Controller of the company. A Boston University graduate, he brings more that 25 years in diverse tax, financial and business consulting experience to his role as Financial Controller. He is responsible for all accounting activities, including financial accounting, cost accounting and data processing related to corporate accounting and payroll. John has gained extensive accounting experience through senior accountant and management roles for companies in the Boston area. He has expertise in consulting and supporting computerized accounting systems. John enjoys boating, traveling and spending time with his family.

Emma Daniels

Assistant Vice President

Emma Daniels

Emma Daniels is the Assistant Vice President of Premier Health Care. She is a graduate of Mayoralty College, Galway, Ireland. After graduation, Emma launched her career in Newton, MA where she worked as a Montessori teacher. In 2008, she joined Premier Health Care, managing day-to-day operations. Her excellent management skills ensure that operations are always running smoothly. She is also very passionate about healthcare. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Our home health aides and certified nursing assistants can assist clients with the activities of daily living, monitor and report on their general well-being, and encourage independence in their daily lives.


They can provide companionship at home, reading and writing letters for the client, doing puzzles and other in-home activities, and assisting with outings such as going to luncheons or to the movies.

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Our RN’s and LPN’s use clinical judgment to protect, promote and optimize health, prevent illness and injury, alleviate suffering and advocate in health care for clients and families. Their services include:

  • Intravenous therapies

  • Wound care

  • Tube feedings

  • Diabetic care

  • Catheter maintenance

  • Administration of medications

  • Provide and coordinate health teaching

Superheroes come in all sizes, with super-powers like sparkling smiles and galactic giggles. If you have an elderly family member or neighbor who lives alone, why not check in and make sure that they have their meds and food staples? Or take them a small superhero with healing super-powers. Your thoughtfulness could save the day or save a life.


Our Clients are busy people with very full lives. They seek a healthy balance between their caregiver role and all of the other roles and responsibilities and joys of life that nourish the soul. We are privileged to help our Clients strike that balance, so that everyone can be at their best.

Here’s what some of our Clients have to say about us.

“I want to compliment you on the quality of the caregivers you provided for my Dad. He looks and feels his best, thanks to Premier Health Care.”
Alex J.

“Thank you to Gillian and her staff for all you have done this past year to help me with the best care for my parents. It is so nice to know I can trust your agency. You are providing much-needed service and for someone like me who lives many miles away from my parents, you give me peace of mind.”
Matthew P.

“I have worked with Premier Health Care for several years. They have always been dependable and available 24/7 and show the highest integrity of any professionals I work with. This is why I have been recommending them to my clients since 2008.”

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Premier Health Care provides homecare services in the Boston area, including the North Shore, South Shore, Greater Boston and Metro West on an as-needed basis, for a minimum of 4 hours per day, up to 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, live-in or live-out.
Some of the services we are pleased to provide include:

  • Cooking

  • Correspondence

  • Games

  • Grocery Shopping

  • Light Housekeeping

  • Meal Planning

  • Outings

  • Outings

  • Personal Laundry and Linens

  • Reading

  • Transportation

  • Visit Friends

  • Wash Dishes


  • Assist with Commode

  • Assist with range-of-motion activities

  • Bathing

  • Brush Teeth

  • Change Adult Briefs

  • Denture Care

  • Dressing / Grooming

  • Encourage or Limit Fluids

  • Hospice Care

  • Medication reminders/ supervision

  • Oral / Mouth Care

  • Perineal Care

  • Record Bowel Function

  • Record Food Intake

  • Record Urinary Output

  • Reposition Bed-Bound Clients

  • Safety Management

  • Shower

  • Skin Care


  • Catheter Care

  • Colostomy Care and Teaching

  • Diabetic Teaching

  • Diet Teaching

  • Hospice Care

  • I.V. Therapy

  • Provide and Coordinate Health Teaching

  • Wound Care

Premier Health Care currently serves nearly 30 communities in the Greater Boston area and we are committed to growing at a pace which allows us to maintain our high standards of caregiving and customer service.

Premier Health Care's Service Area

When we hire a new Caregiver, we look for someone who is exceptional: a good communicator, empathetic and passionate about caring for people. Previous experience in the position and excellent references are required. It takes a very special, patient and capable person to care for the elderly or those with challenging health issues. They depend upon us to be caring, vigilant and proactive in order to keep them safe at all times.

Our reputation depends upon the quality of our Caregivers, and our mission is to be the best provider of home health care services. We are extremely selective in our hiring, and we treat our Caregivers with respect and admiration.

To apply for a position with Premier Health Care, please download our Application Form. Fill it out, sign it and mail to:
Premier Health Care, Inc.
270 Chestnut Street
Needham, MA 02492

We will then contact you to set up an appointment to come in so that you can learn more about the position and our company, and we can learn about you and your qualifications.

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Premier Health Care, Inc., 270 Chestnut Street, Needham, MA 02492

Office tel: 781-455-0053 / Fax:781-455-0054


Your time is precious. It would be our honor to assist with your caregiver needs, so that you can spend quality time with all of your loved ones. Call us today at 781-455-0053 or send us a message using this contact form. We will be in touch with you shortly. Help is on the way!


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