Non-Medical Home Care
Custodial Care | Personal Home Care Services
Caregiving for a loved one is not easy but is a labor of love. With the aging populations, consumers are seeking alternatives so that the Elderly are able to age in place. Obtaining home care services through a Non-Medical Home Care Provider is a great solution. There are solutions available for caregivers to obtain help. Non-Medical Home Care solutions can be found providing respite care relief for caregivers. Custodial care services are not covered by Medicare and considered private duty care at a hourly rate. The national average is $22/hour.
Personal Home Care
What types of assistance services can I find through a Non-Medical Home Care Health Care Provider?
7. Cognitive Impairment
What is a Home Health Aide?
A trained and certified home health care professional that can assist a client with meal preparations, transferring, laundry, medication reminders, errands, physician appointments, personal care and more.Back to top
Elderly Home Care & In Home Senior Care Providers
What are the types of Health Care Organizations that can provider Non-Medical Home Care?
1. Nurse Registries
2. Home Care Services Pool
3. Companion Services
4. Home Health Care Agencies
What is a Nurse Registry?
How does a Nurse Registry differ from a Home Health Agency, and a Health Care Services Pool?
What type of clinical people can be independent contractors for a Nurse Registry?
Do Nurse Registries have to have documentation that independent contractors have HIV training?
Yes, the state law regarding HIV training was changed in 2008 to require certified nursing assistants and home health aides that apply for contracts with nurse registries to have a one time HIV course. Professional independent contractors, such as RN’s and LPN’s are governed by their board with regard to training requirements, including HIV.
What are the background screening requirements for independent contractors?
Using the State of Florida as an example, Independent contractors who enter the home of patients must have a Level 1 Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) background screening submitted within 5 working days after the contractor begins working. A copy of the screening results is filed in the independent contractors file at the nurse registry. The managing employee of each nurse registry must sign an affidavit annually, under penalty of perjury, stating that all personnel hired or contracted with or registered on or after October 1, 2000, who enter the home of a patient or client in their service capacity have been screened.