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What is Home Care?


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What is Home Health Care? 

The terms Home Health Care and Home Care are often used interchangeably, but in reality, they are a bit different.

Home Health Care is services that are provided by licensed and/or certified therapists, nurses, and aides.

In the past three months, have you or your loved one had:
  • A serious illness (pneumonia, flu, infection)
  • Joint replacement
  • Falls, dizziness, loss of balance
  • Difficulty swallowing or eating
  • An amputation
Has your health care provider prescribed:
  • Blood thinners or an anti-clotting medication
  • Diabetes medication
  • Pain medication
  • IV medication
  • Dialysis
  • Oxygen
  • Other
Do you or your loved one have trouble with medications?
  • Frequently forget to take medication
  • Take the wrong dosage
  • Have difficulty keeping track of medication
Do you or your loved one have difficulty with:
  • Bathing
  • Getting dressed
  • Food/meal preparation
  • Using the restroom
  • Shopping
  • Driving
Do you or your loved one have trouble with leaving home?
  • High risk of severe illness or COVID (65+ with underlying health conditions)
  • A health condition that makes leaving bed difficult or impossible
  • Leaving home is exhaustive
  • Use a walker/wheelchair and require assistance to leave home