There are many different words when you are dealing with home health care.
If you have Florida Medicaid and a child under the age of 21 you can receive some of these services paid for by Medicaid and not have to be on a Medicaid waiver.
Home health can come to your home or other places in the community up to four times a day.
3. Nursing services are services a doctor says you need but the state says a someone trained has to administer. Some of the services they offer are:
Nurses can come up to four times a day.
4. Private duty nursing is a skilled nursing service that provides licensed nurse for several hours a day. The nurse can come to your home or into the community. This is to monitor the effects of treatments and you must have severe medical problems. Some children under 21 who have medically complex conditions go to a program during the day called Pediatric Prescribed Extended Care or PPEC. Even if a child is getting services during the day at a PPEC, you may be able to get Private Duty Nursing during the evening if you need it. You can get the nurse to come to school only if your doctor approves it, the school cannot provide that level of nursing care at that time, and receiving that type of care will allow the child to go to school.
5. Personal care services provide the same type of services as a home health aide but do not require a nurse to do them. A personal care attendant can help with
Personal care attendants can be there for several hours a day and be continuous.
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