Caring With Honor provides Personal Care, Homemaking and Companionship Services. The variety of services are offered to those individuals who need extra help to live safe and independent in their homes including the elderly and disabled.
Mobility: Fall prevention is an important part of home care and safety. Caregivers will assist with wheelchairs, walkers, and general mobility to prevent falls and possible accidents.
Bathing: Dignified bathing or shower assistance as needed.
Personal Hygiene: Caregivers can provide personal hygiene needs such as brushing their hair, filing their nails and oral care including denture cleaning.
Toileting: Assisting the client to the bathroom, working with commodes, urinals or bed pans are all important tasks in keeping the client safe and free from infections.
Incontinence Care: With the right care, incontinence can be managed so the person can have more comfort, dignity and independence.
Transferring & Positioning: Helping a client can entail many things. From getting them in or out of bed safely to transferring them between their bed to a wheelchair, using a Hoyer lift as well as turning a client in bed to avoid skin breakdown is all part of keeping the client safe and comfortable.
Dementia Care: Our experienced Caregivers know that compassion, respect, and kindness are key when dealing with all stages of Dementia. All of our caregivers receive ongoing Dementia Care training to assist our clients.
Dressing: Dressing assistance while allowing the client to make their own choices always has a positive result. Everyone wants to feel independent and involved in their daily lives.
Conversation & Companionship: Caregivers engage in general conversations, share stories from the clients’ past, look thru photo albums, and a variety of other activities.
Recreational Activities & Crafts: Caregivers can spend time with clients playing games, cards, going to a movie, reading, gardening, or working on hobbies.
Meal Preparation: Menu planning, shopping, cooking, and clean up are all part of meal preparation. Dinner, a light lunch or baking a dessert can be done by the caregiver or together with the client as a shared activity.
Laundry: Laundry can be scheduled on a particular day or as needed. We always encourage the client to be as involved with daily living as they want. They might want to fold the laundry or put it away or they might not want to participate. It’s up to them.
Light Housekeeping: Housekeeping would include sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, dishes, cleaning bathrooms, and picking up as needed.
Mail Assistance & Organization: Assist with opening and sorting the mail, writing birthday or holiday cards, creating a shopping list, organizing a drawer or a closet can be a helpful activity.
Incidental Transportation: Transportation can be as simple as taking a ride, going to the pharmacy, grocery shopping, or going to a family event. We will take clients to their doctors’ appointment and take notes to be given to the family on request.
Grocery Shopping: Our Caregivers can shop for the client or it could be an activity they could do together. Assisting with bending, reaching, and lifting as needed might make the activity easier and more enjoyable for the client.
Medication Reminders: Caregivers can assist with medication reminders once they have been pre-selected by the client, family member, or pharmacist.