In-Home Care

Home Care and In-Home Care in Washington DC | Placement and Referral Agency


Home care and in-home care in Washington DC are sometimes referred to as home health, private duty and home health care agencies. Home care or in-home care in Washington DC is any care in the home which provides services to persons of all ages and includes preventative, acute, sub-acute, rehabilitative, and long-term care. Services range from simple assistance in activities of daily living to high-tech IV therapy. Seniors receive care and companionship while maintaining their independence in the comfort of their own home with skilled or unskilled supportive care.

Carewatchers is a home care and in-home care placement and referral agency that services the state of Washington DC. We are looking to develop relationships in Washington DC with home care agencies medical and in-home care non-medical agencies to help elder/seniors find the right in-home care or home health care agency. Carewatchers has been referring clients to in-home care agencies nationwide for over a decade and our personalized service is offered at no cost to the consumer.

There are many senior living communities, facilities and agencies that serve elder/seniors in Washington DC. They are Adult Day Care Centers, Assisted Living Facilities, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Hospice Care Facilities, Independent Living Communities, Memory Care Facilities, Residential Care Facilities and Skilled Nursing Facilities.



Senior Care Options

Adult Day Health Care Centers

Adult Day Care Centers

There are two types of adult day care. First there are adult day care centers which focus on social interaction with adults and older persons. The second type is called adult day health care (ADHC) providing adults with chronic medical conditions and/or disabilities that are at risk.

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Hospice Care Facilities

Hospice Care Facilities

Hospice care is more than a place of care, hospice is a unique kind of care for people with advanced illnesses. Hospice care is a specialized care that accepts dying as the final natural stage of life, neither to speed up the dying process nor postpone it.

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Memory Care Facilities

Memory Care Facilities

Memory care is a term that refers to specialized care provided by some facilities to help elder/seniors and other individuals affected by memory impairment. Memory care facilities are often incorporated as separate care units of assisted living facilities.

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Assisted Living Facilities

Assisted Living Facilities

A typical assisted living facility resident would usually be an elder/senior citizen who does not need the level of care offered by a skilled nursing facility. Assisted living facilities provide more companionship and some assistance in day-to-day living.

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Independent Living Communities

Independent Living Communities

Independent living is simply any housing arrangement designed exclusively for seniors, generally those aged 55 and over. Housing can vary widely, from apartment-style living to freestanding homes. These communities are for seniors who need little or no care.

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Residential Care Homes

Residential Care Homes

Residential Care Homes are also known as adult family homes, adult family care homes, care homes, residential care facilities and personal care homes. All of which provide professional care for the elder/senior in a residential home like setting.

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Continuing Care Communities

Continuing Care Communities

Continuing care communities are a combination of memory care facilities, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. CCRC's are owned by private companies and staffed to provide a "continuum of care". There are three basic types of contracts for care in a CCRC.

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In-Home Care Agencies

In-Home Care Agencies

Our home care referral agency will help clients find in-home care also known as home care, home health care and private duty home care. In-home care is considered non-skilled which means non- medical, home care and home health care is skilled medical.

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Skilled Nursing Facilities

Skilled Nursing Facilities

Skilled nursing facilities are normally the highest level of care for older adults outside of a hospital. Nursing homes provide custodial care, which includes getting in and out of bed, and providing assistance with feeding, bathing, and dressing.

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