Home care, home health not the same - www.jewishaz.com: Wellness

Wellness - Aging Today Home care, home health not the same

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Bob Roth

Related Documents

Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013 10:00 am

There is a common misunderstanding by many that home care and home health are one and the same. The difference is that home care is a nonmedical service that provides assistance with activities of daily living, while home health is a medical service providing treatment and care for illnesses and injuries at home. 

The options for care and comfort are increasing as our aging population grows, and both home care and home health are services that assist individuals and families with aging successfully at home. Unfortunately, the differences between these services and many others is not known or fully understood until the need arises.

Login required

We have used your information to see if you have a subscription with us, but did not find one.

Please click the button below to verify an existing account or to purchase a new subscription.

Need an account? Create one now.

You must login to view the full content on this page.

Login required

We have used your information to see if you have a subscription with us, but did not find one.

Please click the button below to verify an existing account or to purchase a new subscription.

Need an account? Create one now.

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.

Featured Events