Home Health Aides care for older adults and help them to live independently for as long as possible, even with an illness or injury. It covers a wide range of services and can often delay the need for long-term nursing home care.
Care services may include: occupational and physical therapy, speech therapy, and skilled nursing. It may involve helping older adults with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, and eating. It can also include assistance with light housekeeping and meal preparation.
Our Home Health Aides provide much needed respite care to help family members or other volunteers take a break from their care giving responsibilities. Home Health Aides are supervised by a Patients Best Choice Home Health Registered Nurse.
Some of these tasks performed by a Home Health Aide are:
- Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL's)
- Light Cooking
- Light Cleaning
- Changing bed linens
- Helping with toileting and lifting
- Personal care (Bathing and Grooming)
- Helping with dressing and showering
All in all, you have many options to meet your family's home-health-aide needs. The caring professionals at Patients Best Choice Home Health will help you and your family work out a plan that meets your needs.