WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PRIVATE DUTY HOME CARE & HOME HEALTH CARE?

 

The enormous pressures of caring for your loved one while concurrently running the demands of a full-time job are obstacles that almost 42 million Americans face on a day to day basic. If you’re a caregiver, you may ultimately find yourself searching to secure extra help; this may be confusing as you try to match accessible resources with the requirements of you and your loved one.

 

HOME HEALTH V. PRIVATE DUTY

Home health and private duty services are drastically different. Specialized home health care is provided for homebound patients that need “skilled care.” This care is provided by expert clinicians as well as nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists or other professionals who come to the patient’s home. Visits generally happen one to three times a week over a 60-day period and are usually taken care of by Medicare. Home care visits are to be coordinated as part of a specific plan of care.

 

Private duty offers help by completing tasks such as light housekeeping, meal preparation and companion services. The objective of private duty care is to make sure daily activities are finished safely and the client is relaxed in his or her home. Care is typically provided in periods of time and paid directly by the client or family members to the private duty company. Private duty care is normally for a long period of time and helps to preserve a client’s way of life at the comfort of their own home.

 

 

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At Altruist Home Health Care, we wish for our clients to be well-informed before partnering or partaking in any of our firm’s services. We hope your experience will be better once you know who we are, have more realistic ideals and goals about working with us, as well as understand what we are focused on doing for you and our community. If there are any other questions or concerns you may be having, please contact us at (214)328-8600

 

WE HAVE TWO GREAT LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU

 

DALLAS:

6301 Gaston Avenue, Suite 610

Dallas, TX 75214

Phone: (214) 328-8600

 

GREENVILLE:

5402 Wesley Street, Suite D

Greenville, TX 75402

Phone: (903) 259-6345

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