When considering an agency to care for your loved one start with licensed companies in the area. Check with DHHS in your state to find a list of licensed companies in your area. Each state is different, if your state doesn’t require a license or state certification to operate choosing becomes a little harder.
If your loved one stops eating and drinking and really doesn’t want to do anything it may be when you hear “Failure to Thrive” from a medical professional. Failure to thrive is a term to describe the decline of a loved one with weight loss, diminished appetite, and inactivity. you might say to that your loved one has “given up.”
Medical needs are met by home health the terms are important because home health will take care of the medical needs