In-Home Health Care – What To Know

The subject of Home Health Care is very broad and it can be confusing and very frustrating to come up with answers, especially when it comes to the care of a loved one. So the best place to start may be by defining exactly what home health care is.

According to the US Government”

Home health care is a wide range of healthcare services that can be given in your home for an illness or injury. Home health care is usually less expensive, more convenient, and just as effective as the care you get in a hospital or skilled nursing facility (SNF).

https://www.medicare.gov/what-medicare-covers/whats-home-health-care

One point that’s made is the fact that care provided in a home can often be just as effective of what can be found in institutions such as hospitals or skilled nursing facilities. One key advantage of having care provided at home is the much lower cost. Another advantage of in-home care is allowing the one being cared for to remain at home, a familiar and comfortable environment. This point alone can be a tremendous boost to the patient’s overall health and well-being.

Our In-Home Health Care Services

Friends of the Family provides a range of home care services, which you can out more about here.

As part of providing the very best in-home care services, we believe it’s important to provide a place for people to get answers to questions they may have about home health care. And that is why we set up this section of our website, to have a resource where you can go to get answers you need in order to be informed about anything you need to know about what to expect in home health care, preferably before the need arises.

So please let us know what questions you have. You can submit your questions on our facebook page or if you prefer you can email your questions to us here.