Our Care Managers specialize in assisting seniors and their families in meeting their day-to-day and long term care needs. Some of the things our care managers do are:
Identify home health needs, including home health aides, nursing, home medical equipment and other services; evaluate for physical, cognitive, nutritional and functional needs
Each clients' care manager will oversee their care plan, which is developed with input from the patient and their family, when possible, and update the plan as needs change
Arrange and attend physician appointments, coordinate ancillary services, coordinate communication between patient, family and physicians, arrange for medication management
Care managers are available to help with valuable resources when you, or your family are dealing with a medical crisis and after
Our highly qualified Registered Nurses are able to provide nursing care in your home including:
Observation and evaluation of physical or mental conditions, behaviors, signs and symptoms of illness, and reactions to treatment and the determination as to whether such conditions, signs, symptoms, and reactions represent a deviation from normal, intervention and evaluation of care
Administration of medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician
Teaching and counseling to promote wellness including education about nutrition and special diets, specific disease processes, prevention of illness, medication side effects
Checking vital signs, wound care, catheter care, etc.
Certified Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides can assist with a variety of duties in the home including:
Helping in/out of bathtub/shower, adjusting water temperature, being available for assistance with washing/drying body, washing and drying bed-bound patients. Helping remove and put on clothing, as needed.
Assisting with shaving, oral, hair, skin and nail care. Reminding patient to use toilet, assistance to the bathroom or commode, positioning on toilet/commode, assistance with related hygiene, changing of adult brief, use of urinal or bedpan.
Planning and preparing balanced meals, measuring and preparing special diets, feeding the patient, as needed. Keeping the patient's environment clean, safe and healthy, this may include light cleaning and straightening of the bathroom, straightening of the sleeping and living areas, washing dishes, laundry, and other tasks to maintain cleanliness and safety for the patient.
Providing verbal and physical cueing, physical assistance, or both while the patient moves from one position to another, for example between the following: a bed, chair, wheelchair, commode, bathtub, or shower, or standing position. Transfer can also include use of a mechanical lift * (specially trained caregiver needed for mechanical lift).
Providing physical support to enable the patient to move about within or outside the home, including use of a gait belt when required. Driving the patient to/from appointments, errands and shopping, accompanying them throughout and driving back home (may use client, or caregivers car).
Reminding patient to take medications, keeping a record of when patient receives medication assistance (does not include mixing liquid medications, preparation of syringes, administration of intravenous medications, rectal, vaginal or urethral medications).
Companions and Homemakers can perform the following types of services:
Socialization in the home, or on outings. Performing the functions generally undertaken by the natural homemaker including preparation of meals, laundry and shopping
Meal planning and preparation, laundry, straightening of living areas and bathroom/kitchen. Keeping the patient's environment clean, safe and healthy, this may include light cleaning and straightening of the bathroom, straightening of the sleeping and living areas, washing dishes, laundry, and other tasks to maintain cleanliness and safety for the patient.
Includes brushing hair, assisting with make-up, filing and polishing nails (no clipping allowed).
Driving the patient to/from appointments, errands and shopping, accompanying them throughout and driving back home.