Home Health vs. Home Care

Home Health vs. Home Care What's the difference? Home Health Care Home health care is clinical medical care provided by an registered nurse, occupational therapist, physical therapist or other skilled medical professionals, and is often prescribed as part of a care plan following a hospitalization. Home Care Home care is provided by caregivers, usually called home care aides, who are trained to understand the nuances of senior care. Home care aides can help older adults with activities of daily living, or just offer some friendly companionship. Unlike home health, home care is classified as personal care or companion care and is considered “unskilled” or “non-clinical.” Combining Services Ho

Interested in Becoming a Caregiver?

Why do You Want to Be a Caregiver? You enjoy working with people and most enjoy jobs where you have one-on-one interaction with others. You enjoyed taking care of elder family members and would like to help others in this way. You like older adults and feel you can get along well with a variety of elders. You like doing work that has the potential to make a difference in someone's life. You like doing a variety of tasks in a day. You don't ever say, "that's not my job" but instead like pitching in to do whatever is needed. You like making someone smile and doing little things to make a person's day better. You take pride in your attention to detail. You don't want a desk job; you like being

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