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Home and Community Based Services

HealthStar Home Health is pleased to share this information with you so you can learn more about our services that can enrich the lives of your loved ones as they retain the enjoyment and security of living at home. Below please find a short description of each of our home based and community services. HealthStar Home Health can help you plan a diverse set of care, chores, transportation and even social companionship services. These offerings are provided by our skilled and caring professionals who are dedicated to ensuring that men and women in Duluth and Minneapolis who need help, receive it, in a dignified and caring way. If you have any questions about the services listed on this page, or other questions, please call us at 651.633.7300.

Homemaking

Homemaker program is available to all persons covered under the Medical Assistance Waiver Programs or as private pay. A Homemaker may be utilized in providing routine household chores such as:

  • Light housekeeping (dusting, vacuuming, etc.)
  • Laundry
  • Meal preparation and planning
  • Shopping/errands
  • Transportation arrangements
  • Social support

Homemakers may also be responsible for more significant housekeeping and personal cares (ADLs) based on the authorization from a Medical Assistance Waiver Case worker.

Respite

We understand that as a caregiver, caring for a loved one can be stressful. HealthStar Home Health’s respite care program provides planned short-term and time-limited breaks for caregivers. Respite care offers you time to take care of yourself: visit a friend for lunch, run errands, or go an appointment. Our health care professionals will provide light housecleaning, care, and companionship while you’re away. HealthStar Home Health’s respite service helps support and maintain a healthy relationship and provides a positive experience for the person receiving care.