Benefits

  1. Home care prevents or postpones institutionalization.
     
  2. Home care promotes healing. There is much scientific evidence that patients heal more quickly at home.
     
  3. Home care is safer. Many risks, such as infection, are eliminated or minimized when care is given at home.
     
  4. Home care allows a maximum amount of freedom for the individual. Patients at home remain as engaged with their usual daily activities as their 
         health permits. 
     
  5. Home care is personalized care.  Home care is delivered one-on-one and tailored to the needs of the individual.
     
  6. Home care involves the individual and the family in the care that is delivered.  The patient and their family are taught to participate in their healthcare.
     
  7. Home care is the most effective form of health care. There is a very high consumer satisfaction associated with care delivered in the home.
     
  8. Home care extends life.  Studies have established that home care extends longevity.  The visits by home care personnel help people not only 
         medically but spiritually as well. 
     
  9. Home care improves the quality of life.  Studies show that those receiving home care have higher rates of satisfaction with life.
     
  10.  Home care is less expensive than other forms of care.  Studies demonstrate that home care is always less expensive than hospitalization and almost
          always less costly than nursing home placement. 
     
  11.  Home care is the most efficient form of health care. This is because it is personalized, uses the patient’s own home, instructs the patient, enlists the
          patient’s family as caregivers, cuts down on expensive travel to hospitals, and minimizes expensive hospital stays.