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Home Care Agencies and Registries

Home care agencies (HCAs) and home care registries (HCRs) provide non-skilled services to individuals in their homes or other independent living environments.
 
Home care services include:

  • assistance with self-administered medications;
  • personal care (i.e., assistance with personal hygiene, dressing and feeding)
  • homemaking (i.e., assistance with household tasks, housekeeping, shopping, meal planning and preparation, and transportation);
  • companionship;
  • respite care (i.e., assistance and support provided to the family); and
  • other non-skilled services.