Definitions

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  • n. The care and maintenance of one's home.
  • n. Treatment of a patient at his or her own home.

Etymologies

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home +‎ care

Examples

  • I'm sometimes called a homecare worker or a home health aide, and in Massachusetts, I'm also known as a "non essential" health care worker.

    Queenie Turner: Just Work: What's Non-Essential About Home Care?

  • Now, the correct thing to do in this case would be to tell him to call his homecare company and have some new nebs sent out.

    Respiratory Therapy 101: Just Keep Breathing

  • Analysis by Unison has found that care homes, day centres, libraries and children's homes are already shutting their doors, while charges for services such as homecare, meals on wheels, and nursery places are increasing.

    Care for the elderly will be hit hard by local council cuts

  • The money wasted on telehealth would be more wisely utilized in homecare which is experiencing constant cuts but is so badly needed.

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  • The IHSS program (more commonly known as 'homecare') serves approximately 17,000 low-income Alameda County seniors and people with disabilities at a fraction of the cost of institutional care.

    Ventura County Star Stories

  • The other was an "essential benefits" package that would have an actuarial value of 87 percent, have limited vision and dental, while excluding nursing home and homecare.

    Vermont wants single-payer

  • The accelerating crisis in homecare for older people is the culmination of several years of policy decisions at all levels Care cuts leave elderly stuck in hospital, 5 January.

    Letters: We need to prioritise care of the elderly

  • The galloping tendency of leaving the provision of care to private-sector, multinational agencies has left many areas with local oligopolies and the consequent market distortions; the rush to drive down price at the expense of quality sets the scene for scandal; the move to restrict homecare to those with critical needs means that only those in serious and even life-threatening difficulties will get help.

    Letters: We need to prioritise care of the elderly

  • His skin is cool and soft and smells faintly of the antibacterial hand-sanitizing gel that the homecare nurses use.

    Cougar

  • Education is not only provided in the in patient setting, but is available through the family learning center here at CHOP, through CHOP homecare and in the outpatient clinical setting.

    Care for and management of diabetes at CHOP

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