What is Home Care?

Home care is supportive care provided in the home, provided by certified licensed healthcare professionals and caregivers. These professionals are tasked with providing daily assistance with personalized and supportive services that enables seniors, disabled adults and children who require assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) & Instruments of Activities of Daily Living (IADL’s) remain at home.

This care is provided by Registered Nurses (RNs), Case Managers, Home Health Aides (HHAs) and Medical Social Workers (MSWs) as a limited number of visits, up to one hour visits per session.

Personal Care Home Maker (PCHM), Home Health Aides, Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs) and Caregivers are the heart of the home care system. They are trained to provide non-custodial or non-medical care, such as, help with dressing, bathing, getting in and out of bed, and other life supportive needs. Caregivers may also assist by preparing meals, accompanying the client to medical visits, grocery shop, and other errands. These services help the client to maintain quality of life while remaining in the comfort of their own home.