Senior Citizen's Guide to Metro Detroit Spring/Summer Edition 2017 - page 17

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So what exactly is an in home service agency?
To help evaluate that question it is important to know
the categories of care that are available. Home care
encompasses a wide range of health and social services
available 24 hours a day, seven days-a-week. Home care
services may be either skilled (non-medical) or skilled
(medical) services such as:
• Nursing
• Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
• Home Medical Equipment
• Personal Care
• Housekeeping
• Infusion and Respiratory Therapy
• Respite
• Hospice
• Mobile Diagnostic
• Counseling
Who provides home
care?
Certified Home
Health:
Provides
professional and
paraprofessional services
which meet federal
requirements, such as
nursing, home health
aides, social work,
occupational therapy,
physical therapy and
speech therapy.
Private Duty Home
Care:
Provides services
which are desired and
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