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Primary Caregiver

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An individual who renders assistance to an eligible Service member to support ADL and specific services essential to the safe management of the Service member’s condition.  Also referred to as a home health aide.

Source of Definition

DoD Manual 1341.12: Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (SCAADL) Process

Related Glossary Terms

Primary Caregiver | Primary Caregiver

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