Downloadable Tools and Tips:

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Web Resources:

Click the links below to access resource websites to learn more about the basics of home care.


When is home care appropriate?
This site provides an informational article plus links to other articles on helping one determine when home care is appropriate.

A home health care primer
The National Family Caregivers Association provides this excellent overview of home care.


What’s the difference between home care and home health care?
A simple comparison chart shows how home health care and home care differ.

Differences between full service home care agencies, private hires and referral agencies
Within the scope of care when paying for services, this article gives a good explanation of the differences in hiring an agency and using independent contractors or referral/registries.

Private Duty Home Care industry fact sheet
This fact sheet on home care paid for privately is an up to date report on the industry with some good statistics about aging and the growing need for home care.

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