Home Care Benefits & Appropriate Referrals

Downloadable Tools and Tips:

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Below are links to a variety of resources that discuss home care, and have definitions and explanations of terms.

Assisting Angels Home Care also provides in-home assessments that will assist in determining the level of care needed. Simply call us at 208.344.7979 or email us at info@AssistingAngels.biz to schedule a convenient time for us to visit your home.

Find home care providers in a specific geographic area:

The National Private Duty Association Members

The National Association of Home Care and Hospice Members

Home Care Services
Learn about various home care services to help you figure out the best available options for your situation.

Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
Very educational and informative descriptions and insights about a method of assessing in regard to home care; also includes a laymen’s health assessment worksheet.

Tips from the National Institute on Aging
“There’s No Place Like Home – For Growing Old” offers helpful advice for seniors who wish to stay in their own homes and receive care.

Choosing In-Home Care Assistance

Use these helpful suggestions from ElderCare Online for identifying the best in-home care assistance to meet your needs.

Basic Statistics About Home Care 2008
This informative PDF from the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) provides a basic overview of the home care industry across the nation.

How to Choose a Home Care Provider
Educational guide from National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) that offers helpful information on reimbursed in-home care services, specifically coverage under Medicare.

Hiring Private Duty Home Care Workers: Why Work Through an Agency?
Informative article details the pros of using an agency for private duty home care services.

Assessing Different Levels of Home Care
CareGuide@home offers important information about how to assess the types of in-home care services available.

National Private Duty Association (NPDA)

The NPDA represents the nation’s private duty home care providers that employ their care force, provide background checks on personnel as well as other screenings, and are bonded and insured.