It’s no secret that seniors are most comfortable and thrive when they can safely remain in their homes. Non-medical home health care services often can help keep many seniors out of assisted living and nursing communities, sometimes saving seniors and their families thousands of dollars.
Norwalk Home Instead Senior Care® has the highest of standards for non-medical home health care in which dedicated CAREGiversSM embrace the challenge of providing the kind of care and companionship that helps enrich seniors’ lives.
The peace of mind in knowing that Mom or Dad is safe and receiving non-medical home health care can make all the difference for their families. It is important to have realistic expectations for what services can be safely provided. We will discuss all options with you and your family to determine the best solution for your loved one and map a consistent strategy for non-medical home health care services.
Many people are surprised to learn that for a comparable price, they are able to receive home care services for what some emergency medical service providers charge for a monitoring or alert system.
Services of a superior non-medical home health care provider:
• Medication reminders
• Hospital post-discharge home care
• Transportation for appointments, other outings
• Grocery shopping, meal preparation, errands
• Household management, light housekeeping
• Dementia and Alzheimer’s care
• Respite care
• Companionship and socialization
When are non-medical home health care services right for your family?
Our Norwalk Home Instead Senior Care® office can help with non-medical home care services such as meal preparation, shopping, transportation, companionship and medication reminders. These are many of the tasks that you probably are having trouble fitting into your schedule. What’s even better is that Home Instead CAREGivers are often seniors who can relate to the interests and lifestyles of your loved ones.
When a senior loved one has dementia, the familiarity of home and the same set of CAREGivers can be a much better environment than having Mom or Dad try to navigate a nursing home or assisted living facility. CAREGivers are trained in the Home Instead network’s groundbreaking Alzheimer’s Disease or Other Dementias CARE: Changing Aging Through Research and Education® Program to work with seniors who suffer from these conditions. This world-class curriculum is also available free to family caregivers online or through many local Home Instead Senior Care offices.
Non-medical and medical home health care often work hand-in-hand. A strategy, determined by the care team, family and senior loved one, includes a set schedule and task management to help provide a more enjoyable and much safer home environment.
Non-medical home health care services offered by Home Instead vary by location and staff. CAREGivers are screened, trained, bonded and insured. Depending on the franchise, they can be hired for as little as a few hours a day and up to 24/7. At Home Instead of Norwalk, it’s relationship before task, while continuing to provide superior quality non-medical home care services that enhance the lives of seniors.
Please inquire to find out more about non-medical at-home CAREGivers available in CT. Let Home Instead Senior Care Fairfield County - South help your family, call for a complimentary consultation: (203) 853-0370.