AGAPE Senior Care Services LLC

  

TYPES OF HOME CARE

PERSONAL CARE AND COMPANIONSHIP


➞ Help with everyday activities like bathing and dressing, meal preparation, and household tasks to enable independence and safety

Also known as...

Non-medical care, home health aide services, senior care, homemaker care, assistive care, or companion care


HOME HEALTH CARE

➞ Short-term, physician-directed care designed to help a patient prevent or recover from an illness, injury, or hospital stay

Also known as...

Medicare-certified home health care, intermittent skilled care, or visiting nurse services 


EXAMPLES OF CARE SERVICES

Personal Care and Companionship services may include:


• Assistance with self-care, such as grooming, bathing, dressing, and using the toilet

• Enabling safety at home by assisting with ambulation, transfer (e.g, from bed to wheelchair, wheelchair to toilet), and fall prevention

• Assistance with meal planning and preparation, light housekeeping, laundry, errands, medication reminders, and escorting to appointments

• Companionship and engaging in hobbies and activities

• Supervision for someone with dementia or Alzheimer's disease