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Home Care Benefits & Appropriate Referrals

Downloadable Tools and Tips:

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Below are links to a variety of resources that discuss home care, and have definitions and explanations of terms.

Assisting Angels Home Care also provides in-home assessments that will assist in determining the level of care needed. Simply call us at 208.344.7979 or email us at to schedule a convenient time for us to visit your home.

Find home care providers in a specific geographic area:

The National Association of Home Care and Hospice Members in Boise
A list of all Agencies in and around Boise to help make your decision easier.

Home Care Services
Learn about important questions to ask when choosing a home care service.

Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
Very educational and informative descriptions and insights about a method of assessing in regard to home care; also a checklist worksheet to help decide.

Tips from the National Institute on Aging
“There’s No Place Like Home – For Growing Old” offers helpful advice for seniors who wish to stay in their own homes and receive care.

Choosing In-Home Care Assistance
Use these helpful suggestions from ElderCare Online for identifying the best in-home care assistance to meet your needs.

Medicaid and Long Term Care Services
the process of applying for medicaid and the long term care solutions offered.

How to Choose a Home Care Provider
Educational guide from National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) that offers helpful information on reimbursed in-home care services, specifically coverage under Medicare.

Hiring Private Duty Home Care Workers: Why Work Through an Agency?
Informative article details the pros of using an agency for private duty home care services.

Assessing Different Levels of Home Care
PBS offers important information about how to assess the types of in-home care services available.