Home health care is clinical, medical supervision provided by a licensed professional. Registered and licensed practical nurses, occupational therapists, and physical therapists can all provide home health care, often through home health agencies, or in some cases, hospice agencies. This type of care is usually prescribed by a doctor as part of a senior health care regimen following hospitalization or injury. It can include:
Home care provides compassion and help for seniors who need assistance with daily activities. Levels of care vary by need, and can span from weekly meal prep to incontinence help. Home care aides are trained to understand the nuances of senior care, but are generally not licensed to provide medical services. Senior home care services include:
Who can benefit from home care?
What In-Home Care Service Is Not?
In-home care is not a professional house cleaning company, errand company, or provide daily transportation services. We admit the name is very confusing. In-home care services will provide a qualified caregiver to assist with activities of daily living to maintain a healthy lifestyle and daily routine which otherwise may not be available if the client lived alone, or did not have daily assistance.
We are with you in this fight of COVID-19. We are doing everything possible to keep our employees and our community safe.
We at Devoted Care Screen our employees daily and we do not allow visits from aides if they exhibit any symptoms of illness no matter how minor.
Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds.
Keep your hands away from your face
Limit your outgoing activities, when you are out and about wear a face mask (preferably cloth)
Practice Social distancing, stay at least 6 feet away from the other person
Try to stay away from anyone with a fever or a cough
• Fever and or chills
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Flu like symptoms
• New loss of taste or smell
Seek emergency medical attention if you are having trouble breathing, have persistent pain or pressure in the chest. Have a new onset of confusion, have bluish lips or face.
COVID-19 Omicron variant symptoms may resemble symptoms of a cold to include sore throat, headache, fever. Please get tested immediately if you are not feeling well.
Local COVID-19 available testing sites: scdhec.gov/covid19/find-covid-19-testing-location
We serve clients in Columbia, SC and the surrounding areas.