It can be overwhelming to discover your loved one is put on hospice care. But regardless, it’s crucial to find a way to care for their loved one while handling end of life affairs. It’s also important to have a plan in place before the diagnosis of a terminal illness or limited life expectancy.
An Assisting Hands caregiver can assist your family at home during some of the most delicate days. Providing a compassionate and qualified care team is our top priority when supporting a client on hospice. We know families cannot do it all alone, and we are here to support the family’s decision to keep their loved one in the comfort of their own home throughout the end of life.
Assisting Hands caregivers work in conjunction with a hospice agency and provide hospice care assistance in the Winnetka, IL Area. We can stay for a few hours up to 24 hours/day.
Caregivers can assist in the following areas:
- 24/7 supervision for the family
- Personal Care
- Bathing Assistance
- Respite Care
- Light Housekeeping
- Medication Reminders
- Transfer Assistance
Hospice Care Assistance in Winnetka, IL
A hospice agency will work as the medical professional during this time. They services are covered by Medicare and include a visit from a nurse, CNA for bathing assistance, etc.
The purpose of hospice care assistance is to keep family members with limited life expectancy feel as comfortable and safe as possible, improving their quality of life. Those receiving hospice care will most likely prefer to remain at home so they can be in a familiar environment and stay with their families.
Our hospice care assistance services allow family members to arrange end of life affairs while visiting their loved ones. We can also develop a custom care plan according to your loved one’s unique needs, helping live as comfortably as possible. We will also treat them with complete compassion and respect.
With our hospice care assistance services, you can expect our caregivers to be fully dedicated to your loved one, so they can live out their remaining days as best as possible. Each of our home health aides is licensed, bonded, insured and trained for your peace of mind, even providing companionship to prevent loneliness or depression.
Our mission at Assisting Hands is to give peace of mind to your family at this delicate time. We can provide referrals for local hospice agencies in the Winnetka area.
Please give us a call at 847-737-9991 for more information or to request a free consultation.