27 Oct 2015
As a geriatric care manager, I am forever explaining the difference between home care and home health care. There are many misperceptions by health care professionals and the general public alike about what each of these terms means. It starts with the widespread misuse of language. The phrase “home health care” is often used interchangeably with the term “home care.” They couldn’t be more different. Let me sort out this confusion between home care and home health care.