“At Home Companion Services: Senior Living provides complete home care, both in-home and on site. Services are tailored to meet your unique needs and are managed by specially trained, skilled professionals. We provide safe and humane living options for our residents. We also provide services to care for those who are unable to live in an assisted living facility.” – Aunt Marge, Senior Living in Hackensack, NJ
“At Home Companion Care: Senior Living provides a full range of services tailored to meet the needs of our clients. The majority of our services are in a comfortable atmosphere for our clients to enjoy, and our companion care staff provides exceptional customer service.” – Peter J. Deutsch, Executive Director of ALCO Companies, Inc.
“A Home Companion Service offers a wide variety of services to our clients. Our companions provide assistance with bathing, laundry, errands, shopping, driving, medical procedures, meal preparation, shopping, light housekeeping, and general housekeeping. Our home companions provide their personal care through personal assistance, supervision, and by training specific tasks such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.” – Karen C. Zick, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Residential Living in New Jersey. Certified Senior Household Services Specialist
“I would definitely recommend that if you or someone in your family becomes mentally or physically ill, you seek out the expertise of an in home caregiver. It’s not only the caregiver’s job to look after your loved one but it’s also their responsibility to advise the client on how to best take care of themselves. As I mentioned before, many in home caregivers are trained in medication management and other medically based treatments as well as of medical care.”
“A companion care provider is trained to help provide social interaction, encourage and assist the client’s friends and family, give appropriate referrals to local resources (such as nursing and hospice care), prepare and maintain a regimen of personal care, perform clerical duties and answer questions concerning daily living, as well as assisting the client in achieving maximum independence and in maintaining self-reliance.” – Pamela J. Lewis, president and chief executive officer of Life Care Solutions, Inc. in Burbank, CA.
In home care is one of the fastest growing specialties in home health care. Part of the reason for this growth is our increasing aging population. As we age, we become less mobile and more susceptible to injury and accidents. This can have a direct impact on our quality of life and the quality of care that we receive. There are several home care services available to help ensure that our senior residents live as healthy and active a life as possible.
These services usually include a companion who will provide consistent supervision and help in common areas of the senior home. Examples of these services include but are not limited to: housekeeping, laundry, meal planning and shopping, cooking, light housekeeping, bathing, walking, bathing and dressing, as well as light housekeeping. Some home care services also offer 24-hour supervision and assistance. Senior home care services can be further divided into two categories: residential and at-home care.
The majority of home care services that focus on at-home care target those elderly individuals who live alone, while others may target couples or families with growing kids. Residential home care can include a variety of services including adult daycare, gardening and light housekeeping, to name just a few. The elderly care system in California is extremely complex and progressive. There are many things that need to be done on a daily basis. In addition to keeping the senior citizens safe and healthy, home care services aim to strengthen the bond between caregiver and client by ensuring that both parties have a sense of social interaction. There is a growing trend of combining medical care with home care, which is an exciting new trend being adopted by senior home care professionals.