COMPANION CARE AND ASSISTANCE
Our care team members provide companionship and help individuals with tasks such as meal preparation, medication reminders, bathing, dressing, grooming, incidental transportation etc.
“When is the right time to research In-Home assistance?
You can start by asking yourself …
This could be a sign of poor eating habits, menu planning, food shopping, and meal preparation become increasingly difficult for older adults. Poor nutrition can lead to health problems or exacerbate existing medical conditions. Our caregivers can assist with preparing nutritious and freshly cooked meals to be served or divided into smaller reheatable portions for future use. They can also assist in disposing of outdated food which is a health hazard.
If you’ve noticed poor hygiene, these are signs an individual is not maintaining a bathing and grooming routine. Our caregivers are trained to assist with bathing, dressing, and oral care either “hands on” or standby assistance. A feeling of cleanliness a help older adults feel rejuvenated.
Serving Seniors. Care will conduct an In-home safety assessment to identify safety hazards at no cost or obligation. Simple home safety modifications such as removing throw rugs, clearing clutter, installing grab bars and hand rails can lower the risk. Caregivers can continue to monitor and instill safety practices.
Lonely and Sad
Older adults become less socially active due to the loss of spouse and/or friends, medical condition, or no longer driving just to name a few. They can develop a feeling of loneliness and isolation. Companionship services can be scheduled.
Unable to handle household chores?
Many older adults can no longer fully maintain a household. Tasks such as changing bed linens, maintaining a clean kitchen and bathroom can be difficult due to lack of mobility, poor eyesight or memory loss. Serving Seniors. Care caregivers can assist with light household chores to ensure a safe and clean environment.
Memory loss is a common issue with aging adults. Missed medication, medical appointments, meals and bill paying will create bigger problems. Our caregivers can assist to remind or create visual prompts.
MEMORY LOSS AND DEMENTIA CARE
Our caregivers are specifically trained to assist with tasks that become challenging due to memory loss, They understand the importance of routine. Age related memory loss or diagnosed Dementia/Alzheimer’s is a gradual progression of symptoms. It’s advisable for families to create a care plan to lower the risk of a crisis. Memory loss is often one of the earliest symptoms of Alzheimer’s. While most changes in the brain that cause dementia are permanent and worsen overtime. Providing care for someone with dementia is physically and emotionally demanding. Our caregivers have extensive understanding on how to deal with dementia and memory loss clients.
PALLIATIVE AND HOSPICE SUPPORT
Many of our care team members are specifically trained to work alongside hospice. They understand the importance of following the care plans created by the Physicians, RN’s, and Case Managers in each program. Our caregivers are trained to look for conditions that can compromise comfort such as skin breakdowns. Thorough documentation is required to provide important information to healthcare professionals.
Depending on the condition of each client, the caregiver can provide….
Companionship, Meal Preparation, Medication Reminders, Bathing, Dressing, Grooming Care, Oral Care, Bed Care, Transferring and Repositioning