Nonskilled, personal care, such as help with activities of daily living like bathing, dressing, eating, getting in and out of bed or chair, moving around, and using the bathroom. It may also include care that most people do themselves, like using eye drops. The Medicare home health benefit does pay for personal care services.
Care that involves help with eating, dressing, walking and other personal needs but very little or no nursing supervision. The terms "custodial care," "domiciliary care" and "residential care" are often used interchangeably with personal care, although personal care strictly defined may imply a somewhat higher level of service.
assistance with intimate activities (such as grooming, bathing, eating, dressing, etc.) of daily living.