Unskilled services include homecare services and companion services and are also named as custodial care. This type of services is typically offered for only a couple of hours a day, or many days in a week depending on the needs.


Skilled services are provided by medical professionals, and these include nursing care, occupational, physical, speech and respiratory therapy, hospice care, social services. A qualified home health aide may also provide personal treatment to seniors during a limited period of time, provided that he follows a certain care plan and he works under the direct supervision of a skilled professional such as a nurse or a therapist