Caregiving for the elderly is a very specialized and challenging task. What makes it even more challenging is attempting to keep that loved one at their home. Only the most experienced and dedicated home care Cincinnati caregivers are up to this responsibility.
Our company, Assisting Hands, can provide caregivers who are qualified for this work. With offices near Maineville, OH, elderly home care is our specialty. We only provide care of the highest quality, and with the goal of keeping your family member at home.
You might have thought about taking the responsibility of caring for an older family member on yourself, but do you really know what those responsibilities are? Are you also able to devote your life to that goal, and give up much of your own life in return? You might have to stop working, or even provide financial assistance to the person you are caring for. There are also unusual stresses in caring for someone who is very old, including emergency runs to the hospital.
What happens if your relative decides they do not want you living with them? On many occasions, even if they do accept a family member moving in with them, they might not accept their opinions regarding their personal life. Family relationships can be strained, or even broken, when placed under such stress.
Assisting Hands in Maineville, a provider of home care assistance, would be happy to help reduce your worries about your family member. We will do the caregiving for you, and we will be happy to have you visit and see how we are doing. If you have suggestions for your family member’s caregiving, we will be happy to listen.
Companion Care Services in Maineville, OH
If you have an aging family member at home alone who has been by themselves for a while, we can help improve that situation. No one has to live by themselves, and we are skilled at providing elderly, in home companion care in Maineville. Having company, and being around other people, is a very basic human need. Assisting Hands will provide more than just someone to stay at home with your family member. We will have someone interact with them meaningfully.
Our caregivers’ interactions will keep a personable relationship intact, without crossing any boundaries. Our staff knows what is appropriate, and what is not, so you will not have to worry. Our companionship services have the ultimate goal of keeping your family member’s emotional health high and keeping them at home. The in home care services at Assisting Hands in Loveland, OH will make these goals the highest priority.
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Assisting Hands caregivers have experience with clients who have medical conditions. While our caregivers cannot diagnose illnesses, or practice medicine, they do routinely help with clients’ medical needs. That includes helping with physicians’ directions for medicine and other at home care. Our caregivers will assist with prescriptions refills, doctors’ visits, and in home therapy. Much of our staff’s efforts will be to keep your relative from making unnecessary hospital stays or doctor’s visits.
We provide people who know to monitor your family member’s health for obvious changes and will record their daily health. This information can be useful to the family physician, as our staff can be the doctor’s eyes and ears in the home.
Assisting Hands caregivers have good judgment and help avoid accidents for those in their care. Meal preparation can be done by caregivers to prevent burns or cuts. Where special diets need to be observed, our staff will see that they are.
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Our in home care by our caregivers will keep your family member where they most want to be, in their own home.
Our people will help your relative keep a household routine, so they still do things for themselves, and do not feel like they are helpless.
Your family member will choose their day’s tasks, and we will be there to assist them.
Other Services We Offer
Personal Care: Your caregiver can provide you or a loved one with assistance in bathing, dressing, eating, incontinence care, medication reminders, oral hygiene, walking and personal mobility, transferring to and from chair, bed, or wheelchair, toileting, and other services tailored to meet individual needs.
These are all things that we take for granted every day, but for some people that have a hard time with mobility, they can all be quite challenging. Our caregivers are patient and will be there to help your loved one through these activities, all the while making sure that they are safe from an unexpected slip or fall.
Meal Preparation: Overall health and well-being can be improved by ensuring your loved one is receiving healthy, well-balanced meals. In addition to tasting better, nutritious meals play an important role in maintaining good health.
Furthermore, if your loved one has special dietary restrictions, we can make sure that they are adhered to. This includes things like a diet for Diabetes, allergies, gluten free options, and more. It is not always clear which foods contain ingredients that could be harmful to those with dietary restrictions. Our caregivers will make sure that your loved one is taken care of.
An Assisting Hands® caregiver in Maineville, who possess or is certified as a State Tested Nursing Aide (STNA), Personal Care Assistant (PCA), Home Health Aide (HHA), or a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), can perform everything from grocery shopping to preparing meals in accordance with any special diet, to serving the meal, providing eating assistance and cleaning up afterwards. Just let us know your situation and we will provide tailored services to your individual needs.
Grocery Shopping: Your caregiver can provide you or a loved one with assistance in grocery shopping, picking up prescriptions, organizing incoming mail and going to the post office, and any routine personal errands you or a loved one might require.
For a lot of elderly people, the simple act of leaving the house to run errands can be a monumental proposition. With the help of our caregivers, you will not have to worry about your loved one going without food, or the bills not getting paid, because they are unable to leave the house that day. Also, you will not have to worry about your elderly loved one driving on their own, as we can do that for them too.
Light Housekeeping: Your caregiver can provide you or a loved one with services such as vacuuming, washing dishes, laundry, dusting, bed making, sweeping, mopping floors, taking out the trash, and any other light housekeeping items you or a loved one might require. Let us know your situation and we will provide tailored services to your individual needs.
Keeping the house in order is a great way for your loved one to feel like things have not drastically changed in their lives. In addition to that, being inattentive to housekeeping duties can lead to airborne particles that could be very hurtful if they are breathed into our lungs. If nothing is being cleaned, dust, mold, pet dander, and other harmful particles can enter the airway. Our caregivers will make sure that this does not happen.
Companionship: Your caregiver can assist you or your loved one with recreational activities or hobbies, or just provide good company for a game of cards or a nice chat!
It might seem like a little thing, but you might be surprised at how simple companionship can help improve the life of your loved one. Just like many other facets of our lives, our brains need to be stimulated in order to function properly. Through engaging conversation, or participation in beloved activities, your loved one will get the stimulation that they need.
In Home Care for Alzheimer’s Patients
As people live to greater ages, afflictions related to age become more frequent. Alzheimer’s, a progressive neurological condition, is one such disease. No cure exists, and it usually worsens with time. At Assisting Hands in Maineville, we understand Alzheimer’s in-home care and will provide care appropriate for the stage of the disease.
Our caregivers know what it is like to help those with Alzheimer’s. We make sure that caregivers will be a good match to the client’s condition. We will give all the care necessary for the needs of that person at that stage, and we will provide dedicated assistance to keep the client at home when possible. We pledge to help our clients no longer fear trying to find proper dementia home care.
What Assisting Hands Can Do for You
Our caregivers will do whatever they can to maintain meaning in your family member’s life. We will do everything possible to keep your family member happy, engaged, and at home, living a managed, but independent lifestyle. If you are in Maineville, OH, and are in need of in home elderly care, contact Assisting Hands today.