A topic that most people are not very familiar with is what’s the difference between home care and home health care? There could be some of you right now that may not realize there is any difference. We find often that these two words are used interchangeably and even by professionals in the health care field. In this episode, we are going to examine and talk about what exactly the difference is.

This will help differentiate the oftentimes confusing use of the words home care and home health care and help you to better understand the differences and to know what they do and don’t provide and yes, they complement each other in the services they offer and can coexist but you do not need to use one in order to use the other. Many families receive help with one of these services while not needing the other.