Explore gaps in your knowledge about the home health world, particularly on home health aides!
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02:33 What support do our patients have at home and how does those people play a role in their care?
06:00 Are there various types of home care workers?
07:25 What role do home attendants play in caring for a patient?
08:31 What tasks do home health aides do?
10:11 What are the types of "skilled carez'?
13:17 What can Medicare cover for older adults in terms of home health aides?
15:17 How does Medicare define homebound?
16:03 How does having Medicaid impact access to home care?
19:10 What if a patient isn’t eligible for Medicare or Medicaid?
19:43 What is the cost to use a private agency for home health services?
24:02 What are some challenges that home health aides face?
25:42 What are “plans of care”?
30:01 Who makes up the home care workforce?
31:52 When patients get discharged from the hospital, do they go home to the same home care assistance?