Caregiving Services

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.