Home Health Agency

Health, personal and social care provided in the home to individuals who are functionally or cognitively impaired.

More Common Terms

  • Elder Abuse The situation where an older adult has been abused, neglected or exploited.
  • Power of Attorney A legal document granting someone the right to make decisions for another. In the case of an elder, the document may relate to both financial and health care decisions.
  • Transfer Devices Lifts, seat lift chairs, transfer boards and other devices which help individuals who have physical disabilities move into and out of their vehicles, wheelchairs and other mobility systems.

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