Home care enables you or your loved one to continue living in the comfort of home with assistance from a qualified home care provider. We respect the many factors and careful thought that go into making decisions for the wellbeing of your loved one. Our team draws on personal and professional experience, working diligently to develop a personalized plan of care for your loved one. We are not just in the business of providing home care but helping you explore all the options to best suit your situation.
Clear Path Home Care offers a unique Total Care Management system to optimize each client’s happiness and wellbeing. A dedicated care manager is assigned to each client to provide maximum accountability. The care manager will be a constant, personal contact for the client and their caregiver. Our Total Care Management system is designed to ensure comfort and peace of mind for our clients and their families.
Does your loved one seem to be struggling to care for themselves lately? Have you been caring for your loved one, but you need a little more help? Are you recovering from an injury and need some help around your house? Personal care at home may be the perfect option.
Here are the answers to these questions and other things you need to know about personal care at home.
Personal care is critical for a person’s physical and mental health. Failing to eat properly can lead to weight loss and illness. Being unable to shower or get dressed can be damaging to your mental health. When a person can no longer perform their own personal care tasks, they may need a care professional to help them.
While many people associate personal care with inpatient facilities, you or your loved one can get personal care at home, which tends to be better physically, and emotionally, than moving to a nursing home facility.
Also known as non-medical care, non-skilled care, or companion care, personal care at home helps people age in place with assistance rather than moving into an assisted living facility or nursing home. Personal care can help with tasks such as activities of daily living like bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, and transferring from a bed to a chair.
Personal care services may vary a bit from place to place, but they will generally include:
Personal care at home has many benefits, including:
Some red flags that may indicate your loved one needs personal care at home include :
Are you concerned about trying to find the right home care provider? Here are some things to consider as you embark on your search for the perfect provider :
Companion care or homemaker services, while extremely important, do not provide the same assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) that personal care provides. Companion care or homemaker services provide services such as light housekeeping, cooking, and talking to or playing games with the patient, while personal care provides more hands-on help.
However, don’t discount the importance of companionship. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention :
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