Today, home care is one of the most flexible senior care options available. Home care consists of companion and personal care or non-medical care. Home health care usually falls under the supervision of a physician and it is skilled or medical care.

Home Care

Companion care: A certified nursing assistant can help your loved one with daily tasks; typical services include the following:

1. Meal Preparation
2. Light Housekeeping
3. Errand Services
4. Grocery Services
5. Transportation Assistance
6. 24-Hour Live-In Care Availability
7. Medication Reminders
8. Therapeutic Activities

Personal care: A certified nursing assistant can help your loved one with daily activities which include:

1. Quarterly RN Supervisory Visits included with Care Plan
2. Assistance with Dressing and Bathing
3. Personal Hygiene
4. Range of Motion Exercises
5. Toileting

Home Health Care

Skilled care: Trained medical professionals, such as registered nurses, can provide a range of care for your loved one, such as the following:

1. Medication management
2. Respiratory care
3. Wound care
4. Infusion Therapy
5. Tube feedings
6. Rehabilitation services

In many cases, combining skilled care or home health care and non-medical care or home care services is best for your elder.

Perpetual Home Care published this blog. We are located at 2501 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 250, Raleigh, NC 27612. Our contact information is:
Office phone: 919-861-5245
www.perpetualhomecare.com

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