As defined in this Part and under the Act, Home Services or in-home services means assistance with activities of daily living , housekeeping, personal laundry, and companionship provided to an individual in his or her personal residence, which are intended to enable that individual to remain safely and comfortably in his or her own personal residence. Home Services or in home services does not include services that would be required to be performed by an individual licensed under the Nurse Practice Act. (Section 2.09 of the Act) Home services are focused on providing assistance that is not medical in nature, but is based upon assisting the client in meeting the demands of living independently and maintaining a personal residence, such as companionship, cleaning, laundry, shopping, meal preparation, dressing, and bathing.
Great Lakes Caring health care professionals are our most important and treasured asset. Without their caring, compassion and commitment to providing absolute superior quality health care services, we would not continue to succeed like we have. The road to better health care starts with a State-of-the-Heart work environment. Therefore, we place a great emphasis on providing resources and benefits that enhance the workplace and the work lives of our team members.
These benefits include access to: