Home based care is the provision of comprehensive services, which include social, nursing and health services by formal and informal caregivers in a home setting in order to promote, restore and maintain a person’s maximal level of comfort, function and health.
Why Home Based Care?
– It improves the quality of life of older people through friendship and psychological support.
– It facilitates independent living in the setting of a home.
– It fills gaps in health monitoring and care.
– It allows family carers to have a break or to engage in other productive activities.
– It is cost-effective.