Primary Home Care

A woman undergoing rehabilitation.Primary Home Care is a non-technical, medically related personal care service prescribed by a physician as part of a client’s plan of care. Primary home care is available to eligible Medicaid clients whose health problems cause them to be functionally limited in performing activities of daily living. Patient service is provided by a supervised Personal Care Attendant, who performs tasks based on individual need.

The Personal Care Attendant has been trained by a licensed nurse to perform the following duties:

  • Changing bed linens
  • Light Housecleaning
  • Dressing and Laundry
  • Shopping and Escort Assistance
  • Meal Preparation, Feeding and Dish Washing
  • Exercising
  • Assist with Self-Administered Medication
  • Toileting
  • Transferring/Ambulation
  • Routine Hair and Skin Care

Qualifications

  • Receive Medicaid or meet the following requirements:
    • Individual: Monthly Income of $1500/month; Resources $3000/month
    • Couple: Monthly Income of $2000/month; Resources $3000/month
  • Have a doctor’s order for Primary Home Care
  • Have a functional disability
  • Need at least one personal care task
  • Require assistance with activities of daily living

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