Services provided to people at home, to assist them in living independently within the community, eg meals on wheels, community nursing, and home help.
This is a supervised living arrangement in a homelike environment for adults unable to live alone. The Department of Aging certifies DOM care homes, which must meet state and federal fire, safety, health, sanitary and program standards. Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are responsible for assessment and placement of residents in DOM care homes. NOTE: This should not be confused with domiciliary care for veterans. CaregiverPA Resources - Domiciliary Care
Non-medically necessary personal health care for the purpose of assisting a person in meeting the requirements of daily living. Such services include, without limitation, assistance in walking, getting in or out of bed, bathing, dressing, feeding or using the lavatory, preparation of special diets and supervision of medication schedules. Domiciliary care does not require the continuing attention of trained medical or paramedical personnel and is not covered under the PBH benefit plan.