What Is Home Health Care?

What is Home Health Care?

Home health care is a variety of services offered to some who suffer from injury or illness in the comfort of their home. This can be less expensive compared to in-patient or out-patient visits to the hospital. There are many services that one can receive at home including occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, medical social work, home aide care, skilled nursing, and more. These services are very convenient to have at home and just as effective as going to the hospital or doctor’s office. Some of these services are also covered by insurance so there is no need to worry about the extreme out-of-pocket costs.

Benefits Of Home Health Care

There are many benefits to receiving in-home health care services. Depending on the service needed, they can increase your chances of progression and avoid having to return to the hospital. If you only need help with housework like cooking, cleaning, and your daily activities a home health aid is able to help. Also with these services especially physical and occupational therapy, you avoid having to find transportation to and from the facility because the services are done in the comfort of your home. Elderly family members are also able to receive care, which can give the family a break and peace of mind. They can avoid the need to admit family members into a nursing home. Home health care specialists will assist you every step of the way and teach you to adapt to your new lifestyle, making transitions go more smoothly and easily for all. 

Home Health Care With American Advantage

American Advantage Home Care is an accredited home health agency and has received The Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. Our licensed in-home care nurses will provide personalized healthcare to all of our patients located in Detroit, Livonia, Southfield, Dearborn, and the surrounding Michigan areas. If you or someone you know is in need of in-home health care services, please contact us online or call us at 844-4MY-AAHC for more information.

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