What Exactly is Home Care?

You may be wondering if home care is right for you or your loved one. If your loved one is having trouble with daily activities, basic housekeeping, is recovering from surgery or needs full time care, Divine Home Care may be right for you. Our clients deal with many different ailments ranging from Diabetes, Heart Disease, Dementia, Alzheimer’s and many other physical or mental diagnoses. Watch our video to see if home care is right for you.


Is Home Care for Me?
IS HOME CARE FOR ME?
Home Care Could be Your Answer
Home Care is a service provided to individuals that want to remain in their homes and prolong independence, but may not have the full physical or mental ability to achieve that on their own. There are many benefits to home care such as being able to remain in familiar surroundings, keeping families together, and providing the one-on-one attention that your loved one needs.

Let's keep it simple. Home Care and Home Health Care are two very different services, although both share the same goal, which is to keep an individual at home, promote good health and encourage continued independence.
SPECIFIC TO HOME CARE

  • Considered non-medical, custodial care

  • Services can be used alone, or in conjunction with other services like home health and hospice

  • Domestic Care (ex: light house cleaning, laundry, errands)

  • Personal Care (ex: bathing, dressing, toileting)

  • Physical Care (ex: ambulation, transfers, meal preparation including specific dietary needs)

SPECIFIC TO HOME HEALTH

  • Must be ordered/prescribed by a physician

  • Typically requires a licensed medical professional (ex: RN, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Psychiatrist)

  • Medical Care (ex: medication management, providing prescriptions, blood draws)

  • Performs medically necessary care


Looking for Non Medical Home Care? We are the specialist in providing Home Health Care Solutions. Call us