Personal Care Services (PCS)

  • A Medicaid funded program offering assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Personal care tasks must be provided; such as bathing, hair and nail care, assist with feeding, assist and encourage client with physical activities/exercises, and monitoring blood pressure, temperature, weight, etc.
  • Services may also include routine housekeeping and home managerial tasks including meal preparation, laundry, sweeping, dusting, mopping, shopping for groceries and essentials.
  • Client must have a stable medical condition requiring the direct and ongoing care of the physician ordering the service.
  • There must also be a need for personal care due to the medical condition.
  • Services are provided in the client's home

Community Alternatives Program (CAP)

  • Medicaid funded program administered by the local Department of Social Services to allow disabled persons, both children and adults, additional assistance enabling them to stay in their homes rather than residing in a nursing facility.
  • Home Care of Alexander County, Inc. is a contracted provider of In-Home Aides, Certified Nursing Assistants, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses for service to the CAP Program clients.

Private Duty Nursing (PDN)

  • Allows clients and families the option of paying privately or through private insurance for services needed,
  • Services can be skilled nursing visits for wound dressing changes or other skilled nursing needs, companion services or personal care services not covered by other pay sources.
Home Care is a staffing agency which assigns In-Home Aides, Certified Nursing Assistants Level I and II, Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses to provide care for people of all ages who, due to medical conditions, have specialized nursing needs or need assistance with routine daily activities.
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