Home Care Downloadable Tools and Tips:
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- When Faced with Care Needs… Consider the Individual. Consider the Situation
- The Many Benefits of In-Home Care
- Understand the Models of Care: Make Appropriate Referrals
Below are links to a variety of resources that discuss home care, and have definitions and explanations of terms.
Live Free Home Health Care also provides in-home assessments in the Lakes Region and Central New Hampshire area that will assist in determining the level of care needed. Simply call us at 603-217-0149 or email us to schedule a convenient time for us to visit your home.
Research on Long-Term Care
A myriad of research has been conducted by the lead Federal agency charged with supporting and conducting health services research, the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR). Some of this exhaustive research reflects on the benefits of home care versus institutional care. Access a complete list with links here.
This informative article details the pros of using an agency for privately paid in-home care services.
This eHow article contains an easy to understand explanation of home care and includes links to other related articles.
The SPRY Foundation works with partner organizations to translate evidence-based research into applied settings; and, based on such experiences, develops strategies and policies that have national implications.