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In-Home Care Services

Seniors with Personalized In-Home Care: Maintaining Independence and Comfort in Your Own Home
Care Wherever You Call Home

What is In-Home Care?

In-home care is a specialized service designed to support seniors within the familiar environment of their own homes. It encompasses a variety of services tailored to meet the unique needs of elderly individuals, such as assistance with daily activities, medication management, and companionship. This form of care is particularly beneficial for seniors, allowing them to maintain their independence while receiving the necessary support and care. In-home care is flexible, offering help ranging from a few hours a day to around-the-clock assistance, depending on the individual’s needs.

The process of acquiring in-home senior care is simple. It involves a care provider completing a comprehensive assessment of the senior’s needs, leading to the development of a customized care plan. Trained caregivers, who visit at scheduled times, will assist with activities of daily living, provide medication reminders, prepare meals, offer companionship, help with light housekeeping tasks and much more. This approach not only ensures that seniors receive the personalized care they need, but also promotes a higher level of one-on-one attention compared to other care settings, enhancing their overall well-being and quality of life​​.

Types of In-Home Care

In-home care is generally categorized into three types: non-medical personal care, nursing care, and home health care. Non-medical home care includes assistance with basic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene, and companionship. Nursing care, or long-term nursing, is intended for seniors who require medical care for chronic conditions or disabilities, and is provided by registered nurses or licensed practical nurses. They offer specialized medical care, alongside basic living assistance​​.

Home health care, on the other hand, focuses on seniors recovering from short-term health problems like illnesses or injuries. This care involves a team of professionals including nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and sometimes physicians. It’s typically prescribed by a doctor to help patients recover and regain independence post-major health events like strokes or heart attacks​​.

In many instances, home health and nursing care are combined with non-medical care to provide a comprehensive care plan for clients with diverse needs. Many of the tasks that each type of care provides assistance with, may only be provided by that provider. For instance, home health will not provide meal preparation or complete light housework. And by the same token, personal care providers may not administer medicine or clean wounds.

By speaking with an in-home care provider, a client’s needs can be properly assessed and the best care plan can be created.

Personal & Companion Care

For loved ones who need a little extra help
with their day-to-day activities

Daily Living Support

Essential self-care tasks for independence, encompassing eating, bathing, dressing, and mobility, critical for maintaining health and assessing functional status.

24-Hour Care

Round-the-clock assistance, ensuring continuous support for those with complex needs or medical issues, enhancing safety and companionship.

Live-in Care

Continuous, personalized support in your home, enhancing safety, independence, and well-being with round-the-clock assistance.

Overnight Care

Essential support during nighttime, ensuring safety and comfort for individuals with needs like dementia, aiding sleep and reducing family stress.

Care Anywhere

Personalized support in various settings, ensuring continuity of care at home, in hospitals, or living communities, adapting to changing needs.

Specialized Care

Our professional caregivers are trained to provide
world class complex care

Hospice and End-of-Life Support

Comprehensive care focusing on comfort, dignity, and emotional well-being, tailored to respect individual choices and support families during this sensitive time.

Alzheimer's and Dementia Support

Skilled in-home support, focusing on safety, independence, and maintaining a sense of familiarity, enhancing the well-being of individuals with cognitive impairments.

Post-Hospitalization Care

Focuses on a smooth, supportive transition from hospital to home, reducing complications, promoting emotional well-being, and encouraging independence, ensuring a successful recovery.

Chronic Disease Support

Tailored care for managing chronic illnesses, focusing on personalized assistance, enhancing quality of life, promoting independence, and providing reliable, continuous support for both clients and their families.

Additional Services

Our team will help guide and prepare
you for your next stages in life

24/7 Virtual Care

Experience innovative, around-the-clock monitored care combining cutting-edge technology with personalized support for aging comfortably at home.

Hospital to Home

Specialized, compassionate post-hospitalization care ensures a smooth, supportive transition from hospital to home for effective, holistic recovery.
VA Approved Care

VA-Approved Care

Dedicated, compassionate care services tailored to meet the unique needs of veterans, focusing on comfort, independence, and comprehensive support.
Respite Care

Respite Care

Essential relief and support for family caregivers, offering high-quality, compassionate care for loved ones during needed breaks.

Frequently Asked Questions

What services are included in home care?

Home care services can range from personal and hygiene care, basic home upkeep, and medication management, to specialized health care and emotional support. The level and type of service depend on the individual’s specific needs, whether it’s support with daily living tasks or more specialized medical care​​.

Is home care the right option for my loved one?

Home care is ideal for individuals who find daily tasks challenging due to chronic conditions, are at risk for falls, suffer from loneliness, require constant monitoring for medical conditions, or need post-surgery assistance and rehabilitation without leaving their home​​.

Why choose home care over other care options?

Home care allows seniors to remain in a familiar environment, assisting them in maintaining their independence and emotional well-being. Home care also offers the benefit of one-on-one companionship and individualized care that is tailored to each of their unique needs and preferences​​.

How much does home care cost?

The cost of in-home senior care can vary widely depending on factors such as location, the level of care needed, and specific services required. More specialized care, such as dementia care or around-the-clock assistance, may be significantly more expensive than simple companion care.

To get accurate and personalized cost estimates, an assessment should be conducted to determine individual needs and circumstances.

As a starting point, some weekly ranges are listed below, segmented by hours scheduled per week.

4 – 12 hours/week
$100 – $400
12 – 20 hours/week
$320 – $700
20 – 40 hours/week
$550 – $1,400
40 – 60 hours/week
$1,080 – $2,100

*Average weekly hours nationally is 44.

Still have questions?

Why Choose Home Matters

Experienced Caregivers

Our caregivers undergo thorough screening and training to ensure they provide the highest level of care and compassion.

Customized Care Plans

We believe in individualized care, and our personalized care plans cater to your specific needs, promoting independence and well-being.

Flexible Scheduling

We understand that your needs may change, and we offer flexible scheduling to accommodate your preferences.

Regular Care Monitoring

Our team regularly communicates with you and your family to assess your satisfaction and make any necessary adjustments to your care plan.

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