CARE SERVICES

PERSONAL CARE & HYGINE

As physical limitations evolve, the need may arise for assistance with basic hygiene tasks. Our trained in-home caregivers can assist and preform services that include:

  • Bed baths

  • Assistance with bathing / showering

  • Oral Hygiene

  • Shaving

  • Grooming

  • Toilet/Incontinence Care

  • Assistance with Dressing

  • Medication Reminders

 

No matter the level of assistance you need, we are here to help. Our caregivers can assist in transfers from showers or bathtubs, assist with actual bathing, help comb/brush hair, assistance applying makeup or jewelry, shaving hard to reach areas, brushing teeth, etc.

HOMEMAKING

It may be too much for your loved one to keep up with the demands of their home. Maybe the laundry has started to pile up, or they need assistance in preparing meals - our caregivers are there to help no matter the level of assistance needed. Homemaking services include tasks such as:

  • Laundry

  • Meal Planning & Preparation

  • Taking out the Trash

  • Light Housekeeping

  • Organization

  • Vacuuming/Sweeping

  • Dusting

  • Grocery Management

COMPANIONSHIP

Everyone needs someone to talk to and interact with - this type of care offers company and friendship. The main purpose of Companionship Care is for the caregiver to spend time with the Client. These caregivers also serve as a presence in the home if there is concern about ambulation risks. While caregivers can preform minor household tasks while in the home, their main task is to provide companionship. These services include:

  • Reading

  • Playing Games

  • Letter Writing

  • Maintaining the Home

  • Going for a Walk

  • Hobbies and Crafts

  • Activities of Daily Living

  • Ambulation Assistance

  • General Wellness

  • Safe Supervision

  • Cognitive Stimulation

  • Transportation/Errand Running

TRANSPORTATION/ ERRANDS

We can provide both medical and non-medical transportation however, we cannot transport in emergency situations. Medical transportation would include doctor’s appointments, therapy appointments, or other medical treatments. Non-medical transportation includes activities such as going to church, grocery shopping, visiting family/friends, etc.

GENERAL TRANSPORTATION

• Shopping trips – mall, barber shop, hair salon, grocery store etc.

• Recreational trips – restaurant, movie theater, museum, etc

• Social trips - visiting family, or friends

• Religious services

MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION

• Doctor’s appointments

• Medical tests, or outpatient procedures

• Therapy sessions

• Dialysis treatments

 

TRANSITION CARE

If your loved one is returning home after being discharged from a Hospital or Skilled Nursing Facility, we will make sure they have the proper support and care at home, to avoid any complications, and help them on their way to a full recovery.  Our Transition Care Team will help your loved one settle in at home and make all necessary arrangements for them.

 

FOLLOW-UP APPOINTMENT

• Coordinate with the discharge planner and document the date & time for the

   7- Day follow-up appointment

• Arrange transportation (if necessary) for their appointment

• Reminder phone call on the day of their appointment

 

MEDICATION MANAGEMENT

• Document all prescribed medications – Make a Med. List

• Put together a Time-chart for all medications with directions – Set up a Pill Box

• Pick up prescription from the pharmacy (if required)

 

MEDICAL EMERGENCY INFORMATION

• Create a Medical Emergency Contact List (PCP, Specialists, Hospital, Home Health

   Care Agency, POA – if applicable)

• Document all medical/health conditions, any allergies, dietary restrictions

• Notify their PCP of the discharge date

 

HOME NECESSITIES

• Light grocery shopping for essentials

• Prepare a meal or snack

• Unpack their luggage

If you have any questions, or would like to learn more about our services, please call us.

734.928.2880