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Primary Caregiver

Date of Publication

10/31/2019

Definition

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

Related Glossary Terms

Primary Caregiver

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