Schedule Personal Care exactly when you need it

Personal care services offer assistance to clients who have experienced a loss in their ability to perform the activities of daily living, to remain in a safe, clean and healthy home environment.

Activities of daily living refer to activities including bathing, dressing, transferring using the toilet, eating, and walking which reflects clients’ capacity for self-care.

We are here to help when you need us
  • On call 24/7 for client needs
  • Flexible and fast scheduling
  • Regular quality assurance
  • Thorough care management and family support
  • Double the care team staff of other agencies

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Our local team of Client Care Managers are on call 24/7 to answer your questions and work with you to design a customized plan of care that is right for you.

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Our Personal Care Services

Assisting with eating including:

  • Preparing food for clients with eating difficulties by cutting or puréeing
  • Monitoring food and liquid intake
  • Following a special diets
  • Observing eating behaviors
  • Monitoring eating safety rest such as swallowing and choking

Assisting with bathing including:

  • Bed bathing
  • Sponge bathing
  • Tub bathing
  • Showering
  • Perennial care

Using bath equipment including:

  • Tub seat
  • Hydraulic tub seat
  • Hand-held shower wand
  • Assisting with tooth care including:
  • Brushing permanent teeth
  • Flossing
  • Using rubber pick
  • Removing cleaning and inserting dentures

Assisting and providing grooming including:

  • Shaving  with an electric or safety razor
  • Beard trimming
  • Applying makeup

Assisting and providing hair care including:

  • Brushing
  • Shampooing
  • Styling

Assisting with bowel regularity including:

  • Monitoring bowel movements and appearance
  • Following prescribed diets for  bowel maintenance
  • Giving suppositories
  • Giving enemas

Assisting with transfers including:

  • One person pivot transfer
  • Two-person transfers
  • Using transfer belts
  • Using mechanical lifts
  • Using wheelchair ,walker, and or Cane

Assisting with self-administered medication including:

  • Reminding client to take medications
  • Placing medication within reach of the client
  • Providing water for oral medication
  • Opening pill  bottles or dispensing medications from blister packs prepared by a pharmacist
  • Storing  medications
  • Reassuring the client that medication has been taken

Assisting and providing basic skincare including:

  • Washing and drying
  • Applying non-prescription body lotions or creams
  • Observing it skin changes

Assisting with dressing including:

  •  Putting on support stockings
  • Putting on clothes to wear
  • Putting on regular stockings

Assisting with Nail maintenance including:

  • Soaking
  • Trimming
  • Pushing back cuticles
  • Filing

Over All Personal Care Services Including:

  • Emptying or changing external urinary collecting devices including catheter bags and Suprapubic  bags
  • Encouraging clients to perform normal body movements as tolerated
  • Assisting with prosthetics such as applying, removing, cleaning hearing aids and limbs
  • Assisting with menstrual care
  • Assistance with urinals, bedpans, and or commodes
  • Providing bowel and bladder incontinence care
  • Assisting with the positioning in bed, wheelchair, and other chairs
  • Assisting with transferring back and forth from bed, wheelchair, toilet, and chair
  • Providing colostomy care and emptying ostomy bag
  • Emptying, cleaning, and changing urinary drainage bags
  • Taking verbal orders from Physicians
  • Advising clients and families about diagnosis and or treatment plans
Personal care
  • Assisting with walking and transferring from bed to wheelchair
  • Bathing, dressing and grooming assistance
  • Medication reminders
  • Safety and fall prevention
  • Status reporting to family
  • Toileting and incontinence care
Lifestyle support
  • Light housekeeping
  • Meal preparation and nutrition
  • Laundry and change of bed linens
  • Grocery shopping and errands
  • Transportation to social and recreational activities
  • Assistance with light exercise and outdoor activity

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