Adult Services

adult home services

Maintaining a high quality of life when you have a health challenge can be difficult for you and your loved ones. You wish to remain independent but need a helping hand. Your family needs to feel secure in the knowledge that you are being cared for by compassionate, dependable, responsible, well-trained and skilled professionals, and that you are being treated with respect, consideration, and kindness.

Our core philosophy at Care Matters is to provide that peace of mind to you and your family by offering the very best in private home care.  Whether you need simple companionship or more hands–on assistance with personal care, for a few hours a day or around-the-clock--Care Matters is there for you.

Homemaker / Companion Services

Sometimes a helping hand is all you need to remain independent and living in the comfort of your own home. Our clients range from new moms needing extra help, working parents with sick children, working children with elderly parents, to seniors seeking companionship or household assistance. Our caregivers have many years experience in providing the following services and more to enhance the lives of our clients:

  • *Provides companionship and conversation, engages in activities the client enjoys (playing games or cards, crafts, scrap-booking, reading, clipping coupons, care for houseplants, etc)

  • *Provides mental stimulation and awareness, discuss current and historical events, reminisce about-the past

  • *Checks food expirations, prepares grocery lists, prepares meals adhering to special diets and monitoring intake

  • *Provides medication reminders and monitoring

  • *Answers the door and telephone, oversees home deliveries, monitors home maintenance, mails bills & letters, maintains calendar and gives appointment reminders

  • *Transportation and escort services for errands, appointments, and outings

  • *Light housekeeping (dusting, vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, cleaning and de-cluttering) of utilized areas of residence. Trash removal, linen changes, laundry and ironing

  • *Assists with pet care

 

Personal Care Services  

The following Personal Care services are performed only by certified, highly trained and skilled CNA’s (Certified Nursing Assistants) and PCA’s (Personal Care Assistants) in addition to the Homemaker – Companion services listed above.

  • *Bathing, grooming, dressing

    *Toileting and incontinence issues

    *Catheter care

    *Eating or feeding

    *Ambulation and transferring

    *Re-positioning for those that are bedridden

    *Mobility and ROM exercises

    *Vital signs and change in condition monitoring

    *Performs simple procedures as an extension of therapy services

    *Maintains extensive contact with the supervisor directing client care