Live-In Care

What is Live-in Care?

Live-in care is care offered around the clock (24 hours) for our seniors. Assistance is typically non-medical and ranges from support with ADLs, housecleaning and grocery shopping to bathing, dressing, and meal preparation.

Benefits of Live-in care

  • Improved patient safety
  • Regularexercise ambulation and help with ongoing therapy, such as those that might be considered “home instructions” from physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc.
  • Improved nutrition through dietary management and meal preparation
  • Improved medication management and reminders to take medication as prescribed
  • Improved socialization, especially for elders that are isolated.
  • Improved family involvement
  • Decreases in stress and anxiety, especially around things like getting to and from a doctor’s appointment or to and from the grocery store.

Who Requires Live-In Care?

Seniors who require live-in care generally;

  • Is recovering from a sickness or illness
  • Has limited mobility
  • Is isolated and withdrawn from others
  • Is feeling overwhelmed taking care of themselves
  • Lives far away from the family or friends who could lend a hand

Services offered during Live-In care are as

  • Medication management
  • Light housekeeping and laundry
  • Running errands
  • Meal preparation and clean up
  • Shopping
  • Transportation
  • Conversation
  • Alzheimer’sand dementia care
  • Assistance with pets
  • Assistance with appointments
  • Playing games
  • Exercising—going on walks, to the gym, etc.
  • Letter writing
  • Bill paying