Many of us speak of obtaining care for our loved ones or clients so that they can remain in their homes. This is the ideal setting for people in most circumstances.
The concept of “in home” care has gained universal awareness and acceptance. Indeed, the term “home care” has become a part of our vernacular or lexicon. We use the term “home care” to represent all services that an individual may receive while living at home. This is like saying that all facial tissues are Kleenex brand or all cotton swabs are q-tips.
When determining the appropriate type of care for home based services, the overarching question goes first to client choice and then, immediately to the payer source.
“Home care” is a fee for service, out of pocket, expense which is the responsibility of the person receiving those benefits. Under a true “home care” plan, the client, patient (or … Read More