What Caregivers Can Expect From a Home Care Agency

Caregivers can find senior support services from licensed home care providers such as Senior Solutions Nurse Registry of the Treasure Coast. Consumers can expect services such as:

CERTIFIED NURSES AIDE / HOME HEALTH AIDE CARE

* Home care with a main focus on Client’s personal care and needs.
* Assist with personal care, such as bathing, toileting, transferring, feeding, dressing, skin care, oral care and hair care, etc.
* Assist with prescribed range-of-motion (ROM) exercises.
* Assist with the use of devices for ambulation such as wheelchairs, hoyer lift and walkers.
* Assist with the change of a colostomy bag, reinforcement of dressing.
* Meal planning/Prepare and serve meals also including special diets.
* Measure intake and output of fluids.
* Measure temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure.
* Live-Ins.
* Assess Client’s home for safety and improvements.
* Maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment, which may include light cleaning, straightening, dishes, making beds and laundry.
* Clean and organize refrigerator & pantry, discarding expired foods.
* Provide transportation and assistance for shopping, appointments, etc.
* Assist with prescribed ice cap and collar.
* Observe appearance and report gross behavioral changes in the Client to the Nurse Registry Administration.

SKILLED NURSING HOME CARE SERVICES

* Provided by Licensed Practical Nurse / Registered Nurse
* Monthly medication management.
* Wound dressing care.
* On call emergency visit.

HOMEMAKER / COMPANION

* Companionship.
* Escort services, such as taking the patient or client to the doctor.
* Live-Ins.
* Transportation.
* Light Housekeeping and organizing of client’s home.
* Clean and organize refrigerator & pantry, discarding expired foods.
* Preparation of a meal or laundering personal garments.
* Casual cosmetic assistance, such as brushing the client’s hair, assisting with make-up, filing and polishing nails, with the exception of clipping nails of diabetic clients.
* Stabilize client when walking as needed.
* Errands.
* Shopping.
* Respite Care.
* Telephone Reassurance.

Nursing Home/Rehab Companionship.

* Recreational Activities.

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