Attendant care is in-home nursing care for
someone who has suffered a serious injury. This type of care is provided by a
caregiver who helps with daily activities of living, such as getting dressed and bathing, to
monitoring their health.
Michigan Attendant Care and Replacement Care
are some basic questions and answers about attendant care benefits provided to Michigan
residents injured in a car accident or truck accident.
Q. What is
A. When a car accident victim is injured so badly that he can't take care of even his most basic
needs, such as eating, walking or even dressing themselves, the victim's auto insurance company
will pay a nurse or someone in the family to help. This service also referred to as nursing
Q. What are
examples of attendant care?
A. This type of help comes in many forms, including but not limited to assisting the injured person
Grooming and Bathing
• Walking or using a wheelchair
• Getting dressed
• Administering medications
• Bed to chair transfers or re-positioning in bed
• Wound care and medical equipment
• Supervision and management of care providers
or a loved one becomes injured or sick as a result of work, your employer is required by law to
pay for workers' compensation benefits. Attendant care will help with
activities of daily living after a work injury. The cost of a professional nurse or skilled
attendant must be paid by the insurance company if required by your doctor. You must have a
prescription to qualify for this benefit and it must be reasonable and
you need assistance or care as result of an occupational injury or illness, Lincoln Home Care can help. We will work
with insurers, state programs, claims managers, Physicians, and Case Managers to provide top
quality care that promotes a safe return to work.