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What is the difference between a caregiver and a home health aide?

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  • December 17, 2019

    Home Health Aide must be certified. Strictly in home care and has more clinical training.
    Caregiver is typically a family member. Works in shifts for private duty doing what is needed.

  • An aide has a license

  • A care giver is not licensed and a home health aide has a certification

  • A caregiver usually is a family member that is paid to look after a sick child, a person with disabilities, and/or elderly. A home health aide is usually someone that has obtained some training to provide assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs).

  • A home health aid you are certified and a caregiver you dont have to be

  • Caregiver's focus on personal care where Home health aides include medical services. ie. blood pressure monitoring, wound care,

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