Being someone’s caretaker means giving up much of your life to help someone else live theirs. As your relative ages, it is important to consider how you will face their changes and think about the increasing demands of taking care of that person.
Assisting Hands home care assistance in West Chester, OH, can help answer all of these questions for you. We have a vast network of certified caregivers that are dedicated to giving your elderly loved one the assistance that they deserve, whether that is in the form of physical help, or just someone to spend time with.
At Assisting Hands, in home care is a finely honed skill, and is offered in one affordable spot.
West Chester, OH Companion Care
Companionship is critical to an elderly person’s life. They might be truly alone, having outlived their spouse, and all their close relatives. Even worse, they may be alone because they have family who do not care to visit them.
Human beings are social creatures. Just about everyone needs companionship. Our caregivers can provide that and more. We can give you a life care professional who will spend much needed time with your aging loved one. Additionally, our caregivers are excellent at alleviating emotional isolation, and improving mood. We do not just send people to make dinner and fluff the pillows. We can make an emotional connection.
These relationships are aimed at strengthening an elderly client’s ability to live at home. Assisting Hands offers in home care Cincinnati services will provide compassionate care for your senior in need.
Senior Care Services in West Chester, OH
In West Chester, OH, in home care through our caregivers has a rigorous focus on keeping older people living in their homes.
We will adjust the care we provide in accordance to the level of assistance the client wants. If the client only wants assistance, we will only help. If the client needs some things done for them completely, we will take care of those tasks too.
Assisting Hands is completely dedicated to helping your senior loved one in the best way possible, and we understand the need for a certain level of independence for all of our clients. At the same time, we will not hesitate to step in and provide help, when help is necessary.
Our In Home Health Care Services
The caregivers at Assisting Hands are not trained to practice medicine. However, we will monitor your relative’s health, and work to maintain it.
Something as basic as taking medicine can confuse some of our clients. Our caregivers can give valuable assistance, helping seniors to cooperate with prescribed schedules and doses. Keeping people on their medication is especially vital to those with cognitive decline. Our people will help with that, even with any challenges caused by a client’s reluctance to do what the doctor says.
We take a very proactive approach to head off medical emergencies. We do not wait for something to happen; we prevent it. Does a client require special meals that they cannot prepare? Does your relative have an allergy to a kind of off-the-shelf drug? Does someone in our care require fluid supplements during the day? The life care professionals at Assisting Hands can take care of all of these requirements.
Assisting Hands caregivers will keep a watch on the day-to-day health of your family member, and they will not ignore small changes. If your family member starts to show noticeable changes in their appearance or actions, you can rest assured that these will be noted. Where needed, a doctor can be called in. A problem that starts small, like an aching gum, can become serious when untreated. We will not let things go until they are a major problem.
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 West Chester OH, 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.
West Chester, OH In Home Care for Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s is one of the most intractable diseases of the elderly. Of all the types of dementia, it is the most prevalent. Currently, there is no way to cure it, or stop it from progressing over the long term. A person with Alzheimer’s will progressively lose their ability to mentally and physically function. Dementia in-home care in West Chester, OH is not easy to find, and given time, that person will probably be hospitalized.
Our caregivers know how to provide Alzheimer’s in home care in West Chester, OH, so our clients can live at home as long as possible. Assisting Hands will provide caregivers who can properly deal with the unique physical and emotional needs of Alzheimer’s sufferers. Your relative will get custom designed care, and not something produced by a cookie-cutter approach. Caregivers will be chosen for their ability to keep the person mentally active, and emotionally healthy.
How Our In Home Caregivers Can Help Your Family
Assisting Hands has both breadth and depth of experience. We choose our caregivers very carefully, with thorough interviews and background checks. At all levels, Assisting Hands has been built to provide excellent in-home elderly companion care for West Chester, OH, and all surrounding cities.
We provide in home care for the elderly, especially those who would be hard-pressed to live at home by themselves. We tailor our care to each individual, and adjust the given care as needed. Assisting Hands will work with you, your family, and your doctors, and we will always remember to show that we care.