We offer senior care to those who need home care Bucks County PA. We also provide home health care to patients who prefer to recover at home while receiving vital medical treatment in the comfort of their home. Often times people confuse Bucks County home care and home health care. They are often thought to be the same exact service, and many people use both terms interchangeably. However, home care and home health care are distinct variations of care, which we provide at your home. The most notable difference between the two is that one is clinical and the other is not.
Bucks County home care is non-clinical and is provided by caregivers traditionally called service providers or home care aides. These care providers are trained to understand seniors or patients, and to offer them appropriate care. Home care agencies in Bucks County PA provide the means for connecting you with caregivers. In general, home care providers aid elderly or disabled adults with daily life activities and/or offer companionship. Our staff of caregivers are ready to come meet you, and see if you are a good fit for each other.
Home health care agencies in Bucks County PA help patients transition back into independence following a hospital or skilled nursing facility stay, and, to monitor the physical well-being of patients who have had recent changes in medication, so that side effects and drug efficacy are monitored. Home health care is considered a medical necessity, and is therefore viewed as medical care, which is covered by Medicare and Medicaid, as well as by most medical insurance plans. Depending on where you live in Bucks County, we offer home care Doylestown PA. Our staff comes right to your home so it’s very convenient for you!
We provide high quality home care, and we’re proud of it. When a senior needs home care Bucks County PA, we find the best staff suited to their needs. In addition to home care, we also provide the same services as other health aide agencies that employ occupational therapists, physical therapist, registered nurses, and other licensed medically-skilled professionals to provide clinical medical care. Doctors usually prescribe home health care, as part of the discharge plan following a stay in the hospital.
Home health care services offered to patients include, but are not limited to:
- Wound care
- Medical and blood tests
- Administration of medications
- Monitoring health status
We offer home care Bucks County PA to help disabled adults and the elderly. These services are typically for those who might need assistance with daily life activities such as meal preparation, medication dispensing, and grooming. We also help those who need transportation, and those who would just like some companionship. Home care is not viewed as a medical necessity, so patients or their families will have to pay for the services or use long-term care insurance. Low-income seniors may qualify for partial or total payment for home care services.
Home care services offered to clients include, but are not limited to:
- Administration of medications
- Help bathing, grooming, and dressing
- Help with tasks such as bill paying
- Meal preparation
- Grocery shopping
Home care and home health care Bucks County PA are very important services. We have many patients or individuals who use both types of services. As these services are not mutually exclusive, many people use both service sectors in tandem. Most commonly these services are used together when an individual is recovering after hospitalization. Home health care providers address all the clinical and rehabilitative necessities of the patient; while, home care providers assist with personal needs such as showering, grooming, meal preparation, feeding, and additional household chores and tasks that require help while the patient is recovering.