Home Care

 

Home Care Services

Home Care

Home Care allows an older adult to remain in the comfort of their own home – wherever that home may be – regardless of physical or cognitive limitations. When an older adult engages a Home Care provider, they are able to maintain their independence, improve their safety, protect their dignity and benefit from social connection. Our Home Care enhances an individual’s life and can help prevent premature transition into higher levels of care.

 

Through an in-home assessment, our staff will work with an older adult and their family to develop a personalized plan of care. All our caregivers are screened, trained and matched to your needs and preferences in that plan. We make ourselves available to you –A Helping Hand staff is a trained and dedicated on-going source of support for you, your family and our caregivers.

 

We find continual and clear communication allows us to start with the right care for you and refine your care plan as we get to know you better. Get started with a few of our Home Care options.


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Personal Care

We know there are times when you can use an extra hand with daily hygiene and other personal care. Personal caregivers (CNAs) assist older adults with critical functioning and make healthful living easier in day-to-day tasks.

Personal Care services can include:

  • Bathing
  • Eating
  • Toileting
  • Grooming
  • Skin Care
  • Dental Care
  • Dressing
  • Stretching and other motion activities

Personal Care is proudly supported by Canopy Home Care of Carol Woods.

 

Companion Care

A Helping Hand companion can provide emotional support and friendship – and reduce the risks of social isolation. Companion visits can be home visits filled with friendly conversation or taking a walk around the neighborhood, and companion visits can also include outings like trips to the grocery store or going out for a meal.

Companion Care services can include:

  • Conversation and Reading
  • Light Housekeeping and Laundry
  • Meal Preparation
  • Medication Reminders
  • Errands and Shopping
  • Transportation
  • Dining Out and Special Trips
  • Basic Computer and New Skills Instruction

 

Dementia Care

For individuals and families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, it can be challenging to find the right in-home care. Caring for someone with dementia requires professional support – and finding the right fit can be an overwhelming process for families. Our method

Our dementia caregivers (CNAs) are trained in a person-first approach to provide support, guidance and appropriate care, and attend on-going, expert training. Between our experienced caregivers and support from Canopy Home Care of Carol Woods, we can create a responsive, personalized plan for care in your home.

Dementia Care services can include:

  • Facilitating clear communication with all individuals
  • Attending to socialization needs
  • Provide counseling, medication oversight and support through resistant reactions


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