Homemakers are trained people who can come to the client’s houses and help/aid with the client’s Activities of Daily Living. Homemakers are not Nurses, but they are supervised by a Registered Nurse. The RNs’ are responsible in the assessment of the client’s needs and creates the plan of care that are performed by the Homemakers.
Home Care Services is a popular form of Long-Term Care for clients whose primary needs involve Non-Medical Assistance on a daily or on-going basis. Such activities area:
- Meal Prep/Cooking
- Grocery Shopping
Who is ELIGIBLE for the service?
- Older individuals and are functionally impaired in their ability to perform regular activities of daily living and.
- Individuals who are enrolled in the VHA Standard Medical Benefits Package. There must be a clinical need for these services. A copay may apply, based on the VA service-connected disability status.
Who PAYS for the service?
- States typically offer assistance, funded by Medicaid
- Department of Veterans Affairs
- Managed Care Organization
- Private Pay
What is a Private Pay Option?
Clients that choose to pay “Out-of-Pocket”. Private pay means the client will use existing savings and assets to cover the cost of services.
This is a flexible option that anyone can choose and an opportunity to qualify for the service if not enrolled in any government assistance.
Private Pay option allows client to customize in home care service according to their needs.