What is Personal Care?

“Home care can be defined as an array of health and social support services provided to clients in their own residence”

Knight Steel & Henk Tjassing.

When aging or health issues starting to affect someone performing personal activities of daily living (PADL) or instrumental activities of daily living (IADL), home care service becomes an attractive option for people who are affected, as they can keep living in their own home. More about home care.

Personal Care Services

Personal Care services are an array of services that personal care workers or caregivers can perform to assist with personal activities of daily living (PADL) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL).

PADLs

Hygiene

Eating

Mobility/Moving

Continence

Dressing

Grooming

Toileting

IADLs

Home-keeping

Transportation – services differ with certain insurance providers

Medications

Meal Preparations

Laundry

Shopping

Various Errands

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