Home care is care that allows a person with special needs to stay in their home. It might be for people who are getting older, are chronically ill, recovering from surgery or disabled. Home care services include
Personal care, such as help with bathing, washing your hair
or getting dressed
Homemaking, such as cleaning, yard work and laundry
Cooking or delivering meals
Health care, such as having a home health aide come to your home
You can get almost any type of help you want in your home. Some types of care and community services are free or donated. Many other types you have to pay for. Sometimes government programs or your health insurance will help cover the cost of certain home care services.