Home health care is a wide range of health care services that can be given in your home for an illness or injury. One survey showed that 90% of seniors want to stay in their homes as long as possible (by The United States of Aging Survey-AARP).
Home care includes any professional support services that allow a person to live safely in their home. In-home care services can help someone who is aging, has chronic health issues, disability, etc.
There are currently over 70 million family caregivers who provide in-home care for a loved one and millions more searching for care solutions.
The 2010 US census found that 3.1% of seniors were nursing home residents. Rather than move to a nursing home or assisted living, many seniors choose in-home care support.
Following is a checklist of questions to ask providers and other individuals who may know about the provider’s track record. Their insight will help you determine which provider is best for you or your loved one.
Be prepared to ask these questions when choosing a reliable and trustworthy Home Care provider.
Finding a good in-home caregiver that’s dependable, likeable, trustworthy and affordable can be challenging. Here are some tips and resources that can help.
This report presents national estimates on differences in the use of home health care between men and women aged 65 years and over.
Please use this checklist to use and maintain your medical device safely and effectively in your home.
Medicare Home Health Care must be requested by a doctor and fulfilled by a Medicare-certified home health agency.
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