Home Health Agency

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

More Common Terms

  • Adult Day Health Care A type of adult day service that offers comprehensive health services in addition to social and support services. Typical facilities will provide on-site nurses, therapists, social workers and other health professionals.
  • Geriatrician A medical specialist who treats older adults. These are generally internal medicine or family practice physicians who have completed additional training and certification.
  • Respite Care Temporary or intermittent care for individuals with functional or cognitive impairments that provides relief to caregivers from the demands of ongoing care. This care can be provided in the home, in the assisted living community or residential care h...

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