WHAT CAN A CAREGIVER DO FOR MY LOVED ONE?

Our caregiving services address the full spectrum of non-medical needs. This includes assistance with activities of daily

living and helping to maintain the home environment, as well as much needed social interaction and emotional support.

Our caregivers are compassionate and experienced, with comprehensive training. Our supervisors maintain

close involvement with each client, offering emotional support to the family and providing a variety of resources

for other needs that may arise.

 

Companionship and Emotional Support
Stimulate mental awareness
Engage client in conversation
Escort client to doctors’ appointments
Play games and cards
Discuss current and historical events
Reminisce about the past
Provide reminders for appointments
Encourage client to listen to/play favorite music
Attend plays, concerts, and movies
Run errands either with client or for client
Attend meeting and sporting events
Look at/maintain scrapbooks
Escort to religious services
Encouragement to do as much as possible on their own

Personal Care
Provide Alzheimer's/dementia care
Monitor wandering tendencies
Provide respite care for family caregivers
Post-surgical assistance
Medication Reminders
Reminders and encouragement to exercise and/or do physical therapy exercises
Safety supervision
Assist with clothing selections
Reminders for personal care and hygiene
Transfer assistance (getting out of a chair or bed)
Assistance with bathing (from help simply getting into the shower to full assistance)
Safety Supervision with assistive devices such as a walker, wheelchair, or stair lift
Assistance with walking
Support with incontinence care
Assistance with toileting and reminders
Observation and reporting changes to family
Assistance with dressing
Encourage to be dressed appropriately and presentable
Assist with evening tuck-in

Nutrition
Monitor diet and eating
Meal planning and preparation
Encourage hydration
Cook favorite recipes with/for client
Prepare future meals
Assistance with eating
Special diet preparation and monitoring
Accompany to lunch or dinner
Prepare grocery lists
Monitor food in refrigerator for freshness/spoilage
Check food expirations

Home Environment Services
Laundry
Light housekeeping
Supervise home maintenance
Mail bills and letters
Plan visits, outings and trips
Assist with entertaining
Answer the door and phone
Home safety supervision and monitoring
Shopping and running errands, with or for the client
Pet care
Organize mail
Change bed linens and make beds
Cleaning up after meals
Keep bathrooms clean
Organize/clean closets
Help client sort through papers, etc to reduce or prevent clutter


Additionally, if your loved one is staying in a hospital or nursing facility and requires one on one care, we can provide that, any time of the day or night.

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