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Home Care encompasses a wide range of health services within your home. These services are delivered at home to recovering, disabled, chronically or terminally ill persons in their own homes. Their needs may be medical, nursing, social, therapeutic treatment and/or assistance with the essential activities of daily living. Services are provided to all ages from new born, children, adults to elderly.
There are many situations in which home care would be beneficial such as following a hospitalization for recovery from surgery, new diagnosed illness, following a nursing home stay, or gradual decline of health status.
Your physician must order home care services. Based on payer of services, other qualifications may be required to be met.
Many insurances pay for home care service including Medicare, Private Insurance, Veterans Administration, Medicaid, Alternative Care, Long Term Care Insurance Policies, Private Pay, Waivered Programs and more.
Cass County Public Health Home Care can be contacted at 218-547-1340, ask for the Adult Intake worker who will assist in obtaining information and answer questions to get you started.