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In-Home Care Services
Nursing homes, assisted living communities and other care centers are not the only solutions for adults, seniors or a loved one in a recovery program. In-home care services is emerging as a suitable alternative for many types of care and support.
BrightStar Care specializes in providing a wide range of in-home care services so we are able to form a holistic plan of care that can meet each client’s needs, no matter what they are, at any time. From peer-level companionship for social interaction to personal care and outside support, we can help with virtually any situation, with a strong emphasis on the well being of each client every step of the way. Specialties range from adult homecare and elder care and pediatric and newborn care to disabled care and more.
Is in-home care right for my loved one?
Your home situation is unique, and several personal, health and family factors will weigh in on the best choice for you. Here are some factors to consider :
Location. Where is your home located? Is it close to places such as shopping centers and your loved one’s primary hospital?
Home safety. Is your home safe for in-home care and can it be easily modified? Does it need a lot of maintenance?
Family support. Is family support available nearly? (Many seniors rely on family/friends to provide help)
Medical conditions. Does your loved one or senior need in-home care services for the long term or is it a short term need? Is your loved one recovering or does he/she have a chronic medical condition that may worsen over time?
Types of In-Home Care
Companion Care – Connecting adults and the elderly with loved ones through emails and social media, creating customized grocery lists, playing card games, respite care. Making more possible by providing engaging home companion services.
Personal Care – Personal hygiene care and toileting, personal safety home evaluations, medication reminders and more. Compassionate care for all of your personal care needs.
Home Support – Organizing a closet, light housekeeping, meal planning, whatever you need. Bringing more to your daily life.
Outside Support – Adult and senior transportation services, assistance with shopping and errands, to name just a few. Let us know how we can help you out.
Skilled Care – Skilled nursing, blood sugar testing, home infusion therapy, hospice assistance, wound care, physical therapy and more.
Technology makes in-home care easy
Assistive-technology products are making it easy to provide in-home care services for doctors. These products are also helping the senior or patient to self manage certain things and increase mobility. The Department of Education’s website, www.abledata.com, has information on assistive-technology products.
BrightStar offers companion, personal and skilled nursing care so whether you need a caregiver or Registered Nurse, we can help. Medicare may pay for some in-home care and we can help you arrange that as well.