Medicare and Medicaid Home Care – Workers Who Help Provide Care

Home healthcare is medical care or support administered in the person home where the client or patient is actually living, rather than care provided at a facility such as nursing homes or clinics. This type of care is becoming more common for senior citizens, who may need periodic assistance with daily activities but can’t afford to live at home. Senior home care is also called live-in care, domiciliary care or residential care. For those individuals who need assistance with their daily activities but can’t live at home, live-in aides, which are sometimes referred to as live-in companions, can provide help, including companionship, through the use of trained aids. read more