In Home Care FAQs

your in home health services questions answered

Senior Care Services FAQS

GENERAL HOME CARE

Contact us for a free consultation to further discuss your senior care services needs. We will answer any questions that you may have at this time senior care services.
We provide senior care services to people in their private homes as well as in assisted living communities, retirement communities and hospitals.
Dunwoody at Home employs certified nursing assistants as well as in home health aides, therapists and private companions. Due to our affiliation with Dunwoody Village, continuous mandatory employee training is held throughout the year and our companions are responsible for adherence to all Dunwoody policies and procedures. Please refer to our individual employee profiles for more information.

IN HOME HEALTH SERVICES

Home health care may be appropriate if you have recently experienced any of the following:
  • Hospitalization
  • Fall, injury or trauma
  • Medication changes
  • General health changes
  • Wound care
  • Deconditioning or loss of function
To qualify for these senior care services, there must be a physician’s order to qualify and you must be considered homebound, defined by Medicare as needing significant assistance leaving one’s home. 
Dunwoody at Home provides individualized senior care services. Length of home care depends on the client’s clinical evaluations and physician recommendations.
In most cases, Home Health Care is covered through Medicare Home Health benefits of other insurances.

HOME SUPPORTED LIVING

People seek out Home Supported Living when daily tasks have become too difficult to manage but they want to continue living independently. Home Supported Living provides companionship, help with tasks such as meal preparation and laundry and many other assistive home services. There is no need to “qualify” for Home Supported Living.
There is no time limit on Home Supported Living services. Home Supported Living can be intermittent and it can be lifelong.
Most insurances do not cover non-medical services or home supported living. Long-term care insurance may cover a portion of in home care cost. Most senior care services are privately paid for by clients or their families.
Contact us for a free consultation to further discuss your caring needs. We will answer any questions that you may have at this time about home care. Ready to learn more about home care services?