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Get assistance from caring personal attendants.

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Being ill, injured, or disabled may keep you from doing the things that need to be done at home. If keeping your home in order and following your personal care routines are hard for you, we have just what you need. Our personal assistants are trained to help you maintain your home, health, and even appearance. They can give you the following services:

(1) personal care tasks related to the care of the individual’s physical well being, including:

(A) bathing, that includes:

  • drawing water in sink, basin, or tub
  • hauling or heating water
  • laying out supplies
  • assisting in or out of tub or shower
  • sponge bathing and drying
  • bed bathing and drying
  • tub bathing and drying
  • providing standby assistance for safety

(B) dressing, that includes:

  • dressing the individual
  • undressing the individual
  • laying out clothes

(C) meal preparation, that includes:

  • cooking a full meal
  • warming up prepared food
  • planning meals
  • helping prepare meals
  • cutting client’s food for eating

(D) feeding/eating, that includes:

  • spoon-feeding
  • bottle-feeding
  • assisting with using eating and drinking utensils and adaptive devices, no tube feeding
  • providing standby assistance or encouragement

(E) exercise, that includes walking with the individual

(F) grooming, shaving, or oral care, that includes:

  • shaving
  • brushing teeth
  • shaving underarms and legs, when requested
  • caring for nails (no trimming)
  • laying out supplies

(G) routine hair or skin care, that includes:

  • washing hair
  • drying hair
  • assisting with setting, rolling, or braiding hair
  • combing or brushing hair
  • applying nonprescription lotion to skin
  • washing hands and face
  • applying makeup
  • laying out supplies

(H) assistance with self-administered medications, remind a client to take meds, opening and closing containers, pouring a pre-determined quantity of liquid to be ingested, returning a medication to the proper storage area, assisting with re-ordering medications from a pharmacy;

(I) toileting, that includes:

  • changing diapers
  • changing colostomy bag or emptying catheter bag
  • assisting on or off bedpan
  • assisting with the use of a urinal
  • assisting with feminine hygiene needs
  • assisting with clothing during toileting
  • assisting with toilet hygiene, including the use of toilet paper and washing hands
  • changing external catheter
  • preparing toileting supplies and equipment, and providing standby assistance

(J) transfer, that includes:

  • non-ambulatory movement from one stationary position to another, does not including carrying
  • adjusting or changing the individual’s position in a bed or chair (positioning)
  • assisting in rising from a sitting to a standing position

(K) ambulation, that includes:

  • assisting in positioning for use of a walking apparatus
  • assisting with putting on and removing leg braces and prostheses for ambulation
  • assisting with ambulation or using steps
  • assisting with wheelchair ambulation
  • providing standby assistance

(2) home management tasks that support the individual’s health and safety, including:

(A) cleaning, that includes:

  • cleaning up after the individual’s personal care tasks
  • emptying and cleaning the individual’s bedside commode
  • cleaning the individual’s bathroom
  • changing the individual’s bed linens and making the individual’s bed
  • cleaning floor of living areas used by the individual
  • dusting areas used by the individual
  • carrying out the trash and setting out garbage for pick up
  • cleaning stovetop and counters
  • washing the individual’s dishes
  • cleaning refrigerator and stove

(B) laundry, that includes:

  • doing hand wash
  • gathering and sorting
  • loading and unloading machines in residence
  • using laundromat machines
  • hanging clothes to dry and
  • folding and putting away clothes

(C) shopping, that includes:

  • preparing a shopping list
  • going to the store and purchasing or picking up items
  • picking up medication
  • storing the individual’s purchased items

(3) escorting, including:

  • accompanying the individual outside the home to support the individual in living in the community
  • arranging for transportation, does not include direct individual transportation
  • accompanying the individual to a clinic, doctor’s office, or location for medical diagnosis or treatment
  • waiting in the doctor’s office or clinic with an individual if necessary due to client’s condition or distance from home

Meet with one of our representatives to discuss this service. For other inquiries, contact us.