Homemaking

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Homemaker: Services that help a person manage general cleaning and household activities. There are three homemaker services:

• Homemaker/cleaning

• Homemaker/home management

• Homemaker/assistance with activities of daily living 

 

Homemaking/Home Management includes light houseke

Eligibility:

The person may receive homemaker services when either:

• The person is unable to manage the general cleaning and household activities

• The primary caregiver who is regularly responsible for these activities is unable to manage them or is temporarily absent.

Covered Services:

A person can receive any of the three types of homemaker services (cleaning, home management or assistance with ADLs).

All homemaker providers may monitor the person’s wellbeing while in the home, including home safety.

Cleaning

Homemaker/cleaning services include light housekeeping tasks. Homemaker/cleaning providers deliver home cleaning and laundry services.

Home management

Homemaker/home management providers deliver home cleaning services and, while onsite, provide assistance with home management activities as needed. Home management activities may include assistance with:

• Arranging for transportation

• Laundry

• Meal preparation

• Shopping for food, clothing and household supplies

• Simple household repairs.

Assistance with ADLs

Homemaker/assistance with ADLs providers deliver cleaning services and, while onsite, provide assistance with ADLs as needed. Assistance with ADLs includes assistance with the following:

• Ambulating

• Bathing

• Dressing

• Eating

• Grooming

• Toileting