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When deciding which home care company to hire, many questions may come to mind regarding the company, their employees, and the process of beginning work with them. At Leading Home Care, we want you to have all the information needed to put your mind at ease.

Below are answers to questions you may have during the decision making process.

A program that helps individuals with activities of dailey livings (ADLs).
 

The simple tasks of everyday life. Basic ADLs include eating, dressing, getting into or out of bed or a chair, taking a bath or shower, and using the toilet.

Individuals who receive Medicaid benefits, are 21 years old or older, and require assistance with ADLs.

You can get help with eating, bathing, dressing, grooming, transferring, toileting, light housekeeping, meal preparation, laundry, medication reminders, and much more.

A program that provides services in the home and community to qualifying elders or adults with disabilities. This program is can assist elderly state residents in maintaining their independence by providing support at home. Individuals qualify who meet Medicaid eligibility, are 21 year old or older, and meet a certain income limit.

A child, in-law, other relative, or friend who does or does not live in the home with you.

A spouse, tutor, power of attorney, legal guardian, or authorized representative. 

Allianz, Bankers Life and Casualty Co., Conseco, Farm Bureau, Genworth Financial, John Hancock, Knights of Columbus, Mass Mutual, MetLife, MedAmerica, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co., New York Life, Northwestern Long Term Care Ins., Penn Treaty, Physicians Mutual Insurance Co., Prudential, State Farm, Transamerica Occidental, United Teachers Associates Ins. Co., and many others.

A program that provides services in the home and community to individuals 0 through 20 years of age, who currently live at home with their families. Children who meet Louisiana Medicaid eligibility, meet the Louisiana definition for developmental disability, and have an OCDD Statement of Approval.

In-home care is home based care that allows an individual with special daily needs to stay in their home and receive assistance with Activities of Daily Living and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living.

IADLs are independent lifestyle activities, instrumental in the life of an individual, that require complex thinking skills but do not necessarily involve personal activities. These include managing transportation, shopping, meal preparation, housekeeping, laundry, managing medications, and managing communication with the family and recipient of services.

We provide customized and personalized care through the following programs:

  • Children’s Choice Waiver (CCW)
  • Community Choice Waiver (CCW)
  • Early & Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, & Treatment (EPSDT)
  • Long-Teem Personal Care Services (LTPCS)
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Monitored In-Home Care (MIHC)
  • New Opportunities Waiver (NOW)
  • Private Duty
  • Residential Options Waiver (ROW)
  • Supervised Independent Living (SIL)
  • Supports Waiver
  • VA, HHA, & Respite
  • Workers’ Compensation

Each potential caregiver goes through an extensive criminal and background screening process as well as an in-depth interview and orientation process. Once hired, our caregivers take part in annual training to maintain and enhance their skills.

Yes! During the onboarding process for new clients, you are given the opportunity to interview the caregivers to find the perfect match for you. We understand the importance of compatibility and make sure that you have an active role in choosing who will be coming to your home.

Call and speak to a member of the Leading Home Care team today.