Getting confused about what kind of professional caregivers are available to you?

There are two basic types of care in the home—one is home health care and the other is Home Care, also sometimes referred to as in-home care. The biggest difference between home health and Home Care is that home health care is a higher level of care that is deemed medically necessary by a physician.

Home Health Care

  • Doctor prescribed (a physician has deemed it medically necessary for you or your loved one to receive care in the home)
  • Skilled care (care is provided by nurses or health aides)
  • Home health care nurses can administer medication
  • Aid with activities of daily living (ADL)
  • Specialized caregiving in such areas as rehabilitation
  • Medicare, Medigap, Managed Care, Medicaid, Veterans Benefits and Private Pay (usually a combination)

Home Care

  • Caregivers can provide reminders to clients to take medication
  • Aid with activities of daily living (ADL) Personal Care Needs
  • Companionship
  • Light housekeeping and Home Helper services
  • Transportation to appointments
  • Paid for by recipient (Private Pay) or with Veterans Benefit, or Long Term Care Insurance.


Tender Hearts at Home Senior Care of Cincinnati, Ohio provides the best non-medical home care services with compassionate caregivers. They provide home care , elder care, live in care, personal care, companion care, respite care, errands, transportation, home helper and senior helper services and all many other types of non-medical senior care. A family owned and operated company in Cincinnati, Ohio serving Hamilton, Butler, Warren, and Clermont counties. Family Helping Families. Please call us when your loved one needs help at 513-234-0805

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