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WHAT IS HOME CARE?

  • Non-medical service services provided by a caregiver in the home is considered Home Care. Non-medical home care services is designed to allow individuals experiencing the challenges of change to experience excellent care and safety in the comforts of their own home. When a person needs assistance with the things that once came with ease, home care services provides a caregiver that will assist with personal care, household chores, cooking, money management, health care, etc. Home care services are provided to the elderly and disabled. The services are also provided to those who are chronically ill or recovering from a surgical procedure. Care may include assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, transferring, and meal preparation; transportation; companionship; and more. It does not include medical care or therapies. Depending on the client’s needs, they may receive assistance from a home care aide anywhere from one hour a week to 24-hours a day.  

  • Home care services may be sought after by family caregivers. Many families utilize long-term care and assisted living facilities a solution for their loved ones, however, homecare provides the same service at a more affordable cost.  

  • Non-medical home care can also be sought after by patients who find it difficult to complete certain ADL and desire assistance rather than being dislocated from the comforts of their own home. Whether you are needing assistance with getting groceries or cleaning your home, home care may be an option for you. 

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