In-Home Care

An entire spectrum of caring service

At Always Best Care, we provide assistance and support for just about every non-medical, personal and social need your loved one may have. Always Best Care of Bergen Passaic specializes in providing Live-in care. We find that this is the preferred approach for many of our clients because it provide 24-7 coverage. In our experience, many emergencies associated with falls and other issues occur at night and a certified home health aide can help prevent these issue from occurring.
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Why our caregivers are the best:

Always Best Care all of our caregivers are employees, so we conduct extensive background and reference checks. All of our caregivers are insured and covered by Worker’s Compensation, and have passed a thorough criminal background check. We do not employ contractors. All of our caregivers receive extensive training upon being hired, as well as on-going training to keep up with the demand of our industry. What this means for you is that you will receive some of the best caregivers our industry has to offer.

Aging-in-place:

You’re not alone if you are considering staying in the comforts of your home. A survey states that nine out of ten individuals want to enjoy the perks of aging-in-place. And, with over 10,000 people turning 65 every day for the next 10 years, that number has the potential to grow. Today, aging-in-place is not as easy as it once used to be. Family members are challenged for time or skills necessary to provide good care for their loved one. More importantly, as one ages the need for additional services and time increase exponentially . With Live-in care, we can be there for your loved one 24-7 to meet their changing needs. Always Best Care is determined to provide you peace of mind from day one, so you can enjoy more of the good things in life.

Alzheimer’s and other dementia

Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia is a challenging task. Each day brings new demands in coping with challenging levels of ability and new patterns of behavior. At Always Best Care, we know that extra attention and care must accompany every service we provide. We feel that our Liv-in care specialization helps us in our work with patients who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Our caregivers receive ongoing training to better serve our Alzheimer patients and their families.

Here are just a few examples of what a home health aide can do for your elderly parent:

COMPANIONSHIP SERVICES

  • Provide respite care
  • Monitor diet and eating
  • Stimulate mental awareness
  • Companionship and conversation
  • Supervise home maintenance
  • Prepare grocery lists
  • Mail bills and letters
  • Plan visits, outings and trips
  • Assist with entertaining
  • Answer the door and phone
  • Maintain calendar
  • Assist with evening tuck-in
  • Check food expirations
  • Reminisce about the past
  • Provide reminders for appointments
  • Care for houseplants
  • Oversee home deliveries
  • Assist with clothing selections
  • Discuss current and historical events
  • Play games and cards
  • Record and arrange recipes
  • Clip coupons for shopping
  • Monitor TV usage
  • Buy magazines, papers and books
  • Rent and play movies
  • Visit neighbors and friends
  • Read religious material
  • Maintain family scrapbook
  • Record family history

HOME HELPER SERVICES

  • Provide Alzheimer’s/dementia care
  • Aid with morning wake-up
  • Assist with evenings and tuck-in
  • Arrange appointments
  • Provide medication reminders
  • Aid with reading
  • Assist with walking
  • Organize mail
  • Change linens and make beds
  • Write letters and correspondence
  • Plan, prepare and clean up meals
  • Escort for shopping, errands and appointments
  • Drop off and pick up dry cleaning
  • Pick up prescriptions
  • Organize and clean closets
  • Assist with pet care
  • Shop for groceries and supplies
  • Prepare future meals
  • Accompany to lunch or dinner
  • Dusting vacuuming and sweeping
  • Attend plays and concerts
  • Attend meeting and sporting events
  • Escort to religious services

PERSONAL CARE SERVICES (assistance only)

  • Eating
  • Grooming
  • Dressing
  • Bathing
  • Incontinence/toileting
  • Cognitive impairments
  • Mobility
  • Medication reminders