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Understanding Different Types Of Home Care Service Providers
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Understanding Different Types Of Home Care Service Providers

Different types of Home Care service offer different services to suit the varying needs and financial situations of clients. The need for personal care has increased as a result of aging, illness, accidents and terminal illnesses. These situations require an immediate and continuing caregiver to help provide basic services to improve the quality of life. There are two broad categories of services provided by home care agencies: companion care and in home supportive care. Companion care services are offered in the private and public sector. Examples of companion care services include elderly support, geriatric care, home health aide/personal care aide, and in home support. Some of these services cover only minor issues, whereas others extend their coverage to individuals with serious dis...