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In Home Health Care

Personal Care II (PC II)

After an initial home visit, a Registered Nurse develops a Plan of Care. A nurse trains, tests and supervises Personal Care Aides (PCAs) who provide care, and revisits the home to monitor and ensure quality care.

Personal Care II services provide support for daily living and help maintain a safe, clean home environment. PCAs providing PC II care can help participants get ready for the day or for bed, bathe, groom, dress, toilet, eat, ambulate and transfer from chair and bed. PCAs can reposition as necessary and assist with personal hygiene, strength and balance training, skin and some nail care and maintaining continence. PCAs can also monitor medication and condition, plan and prepare meals, clean and launder. Shopping and errands may be approved, as well as may be transporting for appointments, shopping, errands and recreational activities.

Personal Care I (PC I)

Personal Care I services also support the individual and safety of the home. Care may include light housekeeping, laundering, meal planning and preparation, medication reminders, assistance with communication, orientation to daily events, observing and reporting participants condition, shopping and errands.


Companions provide sitting services focused on the individual that include supervision, orientation and making appropriate contact in an emergency. Companion PCAs may not provide hands on care, but can assist with appropriate socialization (reading, conversation), mail and other interaction with participant. PCAs may assist with or supervise meal/snack preparation, laundering clothing and linens and shopping. Incidental light housekeeping (dusting, sweeping or other light chores to maintain a safe, clean environment) is also permitted.

Respite (Short Term) Care

Respite or periodic Adult Day Health and In Home Health Care can provide support to caregivers, ease their workload, provide needed or required time off and assist them and their loved one in adapting to and dealing with issues related to aging.


There are several ways to pay - Medicaid, Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran's Administration, or self pay. In addition to self pay for Adult Day Health and In Home Health Care, possible supports for payment exist. Long-Term Care insurance plans may cover services. Although Medicare does not currently cover services, Medicaid does cover when a CLTC (Community Long Term Care) or DDSN (Developmentally Delayed and Special Needs) case worker refers for services. Veterans Administration often covers costs. Kindly reference the above "Resources" tab for additional possibilities for short-term or respite vouchers and grants that may pay for Adult Day Health and In home Heath Care services.

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