Night is the time to recharge and rest for a new day, but what do you do when a family member needs your assistance throughout the night? You certainly wouldn’t want anything to happen to them while you were away and there may not be enough time to respond during an emergency.
At Assisting Hands Home Care, we have a team of caregivers who can provide you peace of mind so you can sleep at night while your loved one gets the care they need. Our overnight caregivers are available in the Winnetka, IL to watch over your loved one and provide assistance as needed.
Overnight care typically includes:
- Assistance to the bathroom or bedside commode
- Personal care
- Repositioning throughout the night
- Redirection or comfort for the Alzheimer’s client
Overnight Caregivers in Winnetka, IL
The main goal of overnight care is to prevent a fall, ultimately serving our mission: to keep your loved one safe, happy, and healthy at home!
Overnight shifts: A normal schedule for an overnight shift would be: 8pm-8am, 9pm-9am, or 10pm-7am. Please call us at 847-737-9991 for availability.
Overnight caregiver expectations and rates: Overnight care is billed at our regular hourly rate. Caregivers are expected to stay awake throughout the night. Depending on the care plan, an overnight caregiver may stay next to the bedside or sit in a neighboring room with a monitor to hear the client when he or she needs to get up at night. Other families us a bell or ringer to call for their caregiver. Caregivers may read quietly through the night as they wait to be called. Please contact the agency for a list of current rates.
Overnight care in a hospital or facility: Our overnight caregivers can also sit with your loved one away from home. They can give you peace of mind knowing that your loved one has assistance and comfort at any time they need help.
Our overnight care services are perfect for the following candidates:
- Patients recently discharged from the hospital after a recent operation
- Alzheimer’s and dementia patients
- Seniors prone to falling
- Seniors with impaired vision
- Hospice care patients
If you have a loved one living in the Winnetka, IL area and are worried about a fall or other emergency happening at night, Assisting Hands Home Care can provide overnight care services to keep them safe. They will watch over your loved one, provide assistance with personal care, including trips to and from the bathroom as well as respond to any emergencies throughout the night. This way, you can sleep soundly knowing your loved one is safe and comfortable at home.
For more information regarding our overnight home care services in the Winnetka, IL area, contact Assisting Hands Home Care at 847-737-9991.