COMPANIONSHIP AND CARE SERVICES
Whether it's conversation and company, or just eating a meal together,
having someone to sit and visit with can help make for a happier,
Many seniors 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 living.
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 all 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, etc.
Caregivers will shop with or without the client accompanying them. They
can shop at any store the client prefers.
or relief for family
Rest and relief for family members who are assisting with the care of
their loved ones. Caring Helpers can provide assistance so you can run
errands, go shopping or get some much-needed rest.
Although our caregivers cannot administer medications they can assist the
individual who shares in the responsibility of taking their own
medication. Assisting with opening medication containers or medpaks,
reading labels and reminding the person to take their medications are all
ways in which we can assist.
and dressing guidance
We can help button buttons, tie shoes, put on socks, etc.
Nurse aides can make appointments for client and assist clients on and off
the transit service shuttle. Can also accompany client while on the
transit to various appointments.
and linen washing
This can be done in either the client's home or the Laundromat, includes
washing, drying, ironing and putting things away.
activities and crafts
Whether it's cards, board games, or a walk in the park, Caring Helpers can help our clients stay active in mind, body and spirit. We also can
take the client out to enjoy their favorite activities.
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.
review and communication with family
On 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
TLC phone calls
This service is just the ticket for those clients who may not need someone
coming to their home everyday, but they and their families can have peace
of mind knowing if they need something, we will be checking in.
Bathing is essential to an individualís sense of well-being. It
refreshes the spirit, provides relaxation while cleansing the skin and
Activity and exercise are vital to a healthy lifestyle. The benefits of
movement to both physical and mental health are seen in everyday life.
Benefits include increasing stamina, strengthening the heart, lowering
blood pressure, improving digestion and sleep. In addition it improves
mood, releases stress and increases mental alertness
Moving or placing a person into a correct posture position encourages the
functional activity of the bodyís 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 taken care of correctly. Our
caregivers understand the sensitivity of this situation and approaches to
caring for individuals who need assistance.
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 a sense of 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.
diet and meal preparation
We recognize 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 dayís activities, are
necessary to rebuild body tissue, prevent disease and are essential to any