What is Non-Medical Home Care?

Non-Medical Home Care services available in East Texas

What is Non-Medical Home Care?

Non-Medical Home Care and Home Health Care are different services with different payor sources that often work in conjunction in an elderly person’s home.

Home Health Care

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Physical, Speech, Occupational Therapy
  • Temporary for Acute Intervention
  • Requires a Physician Order
  • Limited Number of Visits
  • Reimbursed by Medicare and Some Insurance

Non-Medical Home Care

  • Aides provide “non-skilled” services
  • Greater need for these services than Home Health Care because most seniors need assistance with:
    • Meal Preparation
    • Housekeeping
    • Medication Reminders
    • Bathing Before Needing Nursing and Therapy
    • Acute Episodes are reduced by proactive intervention of non-medical services
  • Ongoing service that is utilized at the discretion of the client and no physician intervention required.
  • Reimbursed by Private Funds, Long-Term Care Insurance, VA Benefits, etc.