Home care refers to the kinds of day-to-day assistance that medical insurance, including Medicare, and Medicaid, either does not cover or only covers for a limited time after an acute aliment or hospital stay. People with condition like Alzheimer’s, advanced chronic illness, physical and mental disability often require help with daily living activities (DLAs). – The basic tasks required to take care of themselves.
Today, families are often scattered across distances and the demands of modern life make it challenging to care for the loved one in the comfort of their home. Even those families who manage to do so, find the need for occasional take over by someone else for them. People in assisted living or nursing homes often need supplemental care. Even the most reputable facilities cannot provide continuous one-on-one support to its residents. This presents particular concern for mobile patients with dementia.