Dementia Home Care – Select Home Care specializes in dementia home care. Dementia is a broad term that describes many different symptoms. Our dementia home care services can fit any need your loved one may have.
24 Hour Home Care – Select Home Care services can be arranged on a live-in schedule. This is generally a cost effective route when care is minimum to moderate supervision.
Companionship Care – Friendship and social interaction is vital to us all. Companionship care consists of having someone to talk, play games, company on errands, and just simply someone to be a friend. We strive to match our staff and clients with based on personality to create a friendship and a bond.
Hourly Care – Select Home Care services can be per hour based on how much care is needed. Hourly care is the best schedule for any arrangement of care.
Night Supervision – Many clients will only need night time care to supervision. Select Home Care staff can provide night supervision.
Personal Care – Select Home Care staff will help with all areas of personal care.
Hair Care – Select Home Care staff can help with shampooing, conditioning, brushing and blow drying clients hair. Our staff can also take clients to get their hair done at local salons.
Oral Hygiene Care – The practice of keeping the mouth clean is important to avoid dental cavities, gingivitis, and bad breath. We encourage and assist to keep a routine schedule to care for these things.
Skin Care – The Elderly are more susceptible to skin disease and skin infection due to the change that takes place as we age. With the proper care of the skin and some simple tips, we can help prevent infections and maintain healthy skin.
Incontinence Care – Incontinence care requires gentle care and patience. Our staff can provide comfort to those who are experiencing the stress that this can cause. It may not be something that can be cured, but it can be controlled.
Ambulation Assistance – Some of our clients only require minimal transfer supervision to avoid a fall and others require maximum assistance with ambulation. We have well experienced and trained staff that are able to transfer and assist in any situation with the knowledge of body mechanics and certain techniques that can safely transfer your loved ones.
Dressing and Grooming Assistance – It is common for some to feel like they have lost their independence when needing assistance with dressing and grooming. We are sensitive to each of their needs and feelings while promoting encouragement and motivation.
Bed Positioning – Proper bed positioning is imperative when a loved one is bed bound. Long periods with no movement can stop circulation and create bed sores and severe skin infection. It is vital to have a change in positions regularly. A caregiver to keep a close watch can be extremely helpful.
Exercise Assistance – Maintaining a good exercise program catered to the individuals needs can be the catalyst in avoiding future trips to the hospital. A simple walk or exercise program can not only promote good health but it can also invigorate the mind.
General Care and Supervision – We want to make sure your loved one has the general care and supervision as the standard. To make sure that they are comfortable, well cared for and that they have the basics covered.
Medication Reminders – Most medications require to be taken at a certain time to work properly and to avoid complication. It can become difficult to know which medication to take at which time. We help to maintain a regimen and make sure that medications are taken at the correct time.
Meal Planning – Our staff will plan out meals with each client according to each specific need or likes.
Meal Preparation and Cleanup – Our caregivers are experienced with cooking and preparing all different types of meals. They can prepare the meals and serve them fresh or a meal can also be prepared and saved for later.
Monitor Diet – Many of our clients are under strict orders to maintain a certain diet. We monitor each specific diet based on the individuals needs.
Monitor Nutrient and Liquid Intake – Dehydration is very common among the Elderly. We want to ensure that our clients are receiving the proper fluid intake to stay fit and healthy.
Assist with Special Eating Needs – There are special eating needs for many of our clients. Having food pureed is the most common. We can prepare a ground, pressed, blended meal to the proper consistency for easy swallowing. Other special eating needs will be properly administered based on specific need.
Provide Transportation to Appointments and Errands – Transportation can be provided on errands and appointments of any kind. Our staff can drive their own vehicle or if the client would prefer that they use their vehicle, that can be arranged as well.
Complete Errands – In addition to providing transportation to appointments and errands, we understand that from time to time the people under our care may not be able to complete an errand. Our caregivers will gladly assist in completing these errands whenever possible.
Light Housekeeping – The primary importance is to care for our clients, however when housekeeping is needed and the client is cared for, our staff will lend their attention to cleaning up and maintaining a clean environment.
Laundry – Clean and fresh laundry is an added service that we provide to help each of our clients get the physical and mental rest that they need without the worries of taking care of house chores like the laundry.
Dusting and Tidying – Keeping the home free and clear of dust and clutter is important to the health and mental well-being of our clients. Our caregivers will dust and tidy up from time to time to ensure an optimal living space.
Linen Changing – Linens will be changed on a regular basis to reduce exposure to allergens, bed mites, and general grime.
Vacuuming – Vacuuming also reduces exposure to dust, allergens, mites, and other forms of grime which may affect the client. Our caregivers will vacuum on a regular basis.
Accompany to visits – Often times, a client under our care will want to go out and visit with friends or family. When appropriate, our caregivers will assist and accompany them to ensure all their needs are met.
Escort to Meals – We want to promote independence and although some have lost the physical ability to take themselves to social or religious functions, we can be an escort to them and make that possible and give them the ability to take part in these services to maintain their independence.
Escort to Religious Services – We want to promote independence and although some have lost the physical ability to take themselves to social or religious functions, we can be an escort to them and make that possible and give them the ability to take part in these services to maintain their independence.
Letter Writing – During free time, our caregivers will assist clients in writing letters.
Game Playing – Having fun by playing board games, card games and more is one of the best ways to maintain strong mental aptitude and happiness for the elderly and infirm.
Conversation – Good conversation lets us share our feelings and thoughts. A simple conversation can avoid feelings of loneliness and depression.