MORE IN-HOME SERVICES FAQs
Is transportation to medical or other appointments available?
Yes! As part of your In-Home care plan, accompanied transportation in your vehicle to medical and other appointments may be included. Speak to our In-Home Director to arrange the transportation service that is right for you.
I need my home cleaned. Can you help?
Our staff will be glad to assist with light housekeeping services; please call the Director of In-Home Services at (912) 236-0363 to discuss services needed.
What if I can’t afford the service?
Most long term-care insurance policies will reimburse you for personal care services. Please review your policy or call your insurance company to find out. Our In-Home Director will be glad to provide assistance in facilitating the use of long-term care insurance. The SCI Aging Life Care Specialist is also qualified to provide the required cognitive and functional assessment to activate long-term care insurance.
Isn’t this service covered by Medicare?
Medicare pays for home health care (HHC) services tied to a skilled nursing need. Medicare does not cover homemaker, companion, or personal care services.
Can I hire your service for errands and shopping?
Yes! Your aide can pick up prescriptions and complete your shopping. There is a small errand fee charged in addition to the hourly rate and our shopping procedure must be followed.