Non-Medical services can include all or some of the following:
Recreational Activities and Crafts
it’s cards, board games, or a walk in the park, our caregivers can help
your family member stay active in mind, body and spirit. We also can
take the client out to enjoy their favorite activities.
Mail Assistance and Organization
We can assist the client in separating the junk mail from the important mail, and let them know when bills are due.
Periodic Review and Communication with Family
a recurring basis we can contact the family to discuss how things are
going, answer any concerns or redefine any services that may be needed.
This is a great service for clients whose families live far away and may
not be in daily contact with their loved ones.
Daily Phone Calls
This service is excellent for
those clients who may not need a caregiver everyday, but they and their
families can have peace of mind knowing that if they need something, we
will be checking in.
Conversation and Companionship
conversation and company, or just eating a meal together, having someone
to sit and visit with can help make for a happier, healthier life.
A Live-In caregiver stays in
the clients home 24/7 and assists with every aspect of the client's care
offering the family peace of mind that someone is with them at all
Many clients do not have the
opportunity to eat a well-balanced meal. Let our caregivers prepare a
hot, delicious, nutritious meal. This service gives our clients the
opportunity to eat the nutritious meals they need to enjoy healthier
Vacuuming, dusting, sweeping
and mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms to include sinks, showers, tubs
and toilet, cleaning kitchens, sinks, appliances, counters, taking out
the trash, straightening rooms, organizing closets and drawers, cleaning
any interior windows that can be reached without a ladder.
Caregivers can run errands such as picking up prescriptions, going to the post office, taking a gift to a friend, etc.
Caregivers can shop with or without the client accompanying them. They can shop at any store the client prefers.
Respite or Relief for Family
Rest and relief for
family members who are assisting with the care of their loved ones. Our
caregivers can provide assistance so you can run errands, go shopping
or get some much needed rest.
opening medication containers or medpaks, reading labels and reminding
the person to take their medications are ways in which we can assist.
Grooming and Dressing Assistance
We can help button buttons, tie shoe laces, put on socks, etc.
Escort Services and Transportation
doctor appointments, barbershops, beauty salons, shopping, wherever the
client needs to go. Getting seniors out and about is good for their
mind, body and spirit.
Laundry and Linen Washing
This can be done in either the client’s home or the Laundromat and includes washing, drying, and putting things away.
Bathing is essential to an individual’s
sense of well-being. It refreshes the spirit and provides relaxation
while cleansing the skin and stimulating circulation.
Activity and exercise are vital to a
healthy lifestyle. Benefits include increasing stamina, strengthening
the heart, lowering blood pressure, improving digestion and sleep. In
addition it improves mood, releases stress and increases mental
Transferring and Positioning
Moving or placing a
person into a correct posture position encourages the functional
activity of the body’s many systems. It assists in eliminating pressure
areas on the skin, reducing atrophy and stiffening of muscles,
encourages proper breathing, digestion, and elimination.
The inability to control
urination or defecation is embarrassing to individuals and can become
unsanitary if not addressed properly. Our caregivers understand the
sensitivity of this situation and how to care for individuals who need
Elimination is an important and
normal body function. However, it is usually an activity that is private
and one that is not openly discussed. The individual often faces
embarrassment along with the loss of independence. Our caregivers strive
to provide an acceptable, comfortable and safe environment for all
types of toileting needs.
We understand that it is usually hard
for an adult to accept the idea of not being able to feed themselves.
The reasons are varied; however the sense of loss of independence is
real. Our caregivers understand the feelings this can cause and take the
extra effort to make the environment and mealtime special.
Proper mouth, teeth, denture and
gum care are essentials to good oral and dental hygiene. Daily oral care
can prevent bad breath, tooth decay, gum disease and assist in
prevention of other diseases.
Special Diet and Meal Preparation
that eating is a social activity and that good nutrition is important in
order for people to live life to its fullest. It is especially
important for a person whose body is in a weakened condition. Proper
foods give us energy to carry out the day’s activities, are necessary to
rebuild body tissue, prevent disease and are essential to any healing