Senior Home Care
Quality In-Home Care for Seniors
As our loved ones get older and require more assistance in their daily lives, many families find themselves looking into senior home care services. Having extra support available at home allows aging adults to maintain their independence and stay in a familiar, comfortable environment. At Helping Hands Homecare, our mission is to provide personalized in-home care that meets all of your loved one’s needs – physical, medical, and emotional.
Customized Care for Each Individual
Every senior is unique, with their own preferences, health conditions, and abilities. Our dedicated team takes the time to get to know each client personally so we can develop customized care plans tailored to their individual requirements. The specific services we provide depend on the needs of the individual but can include:
- Personal Care: Assistance with bathing, grooming, oral hygiene, dressing, toileting. We support seniors with full care or just intermittent help depending on needs.
- Mobility Support: Helping the individual move around safely in their home. We provide standby assistance, escorting for stability, transfers, use of adaptive equipment like walkers or wheelchairs.
- Medication Management: Reminding the senior to take medications on time and in the right dosages, organizing pills in easy-to-use containers, and coordinating refills.
- Meal Preparation: Planning healthy menus, grocery shopping, cooking nourishing meals for the individual to enjoy. We can accommodate special diets.
- Light Housekeeping: Doing laundry, washing dishes, tidying up the home, changing bed linens – to maintain a clean environment.
- Transportation: Driving seniors to doctor’s appointments, errands, social engagements, religious services, and other outings.
- Companionship: Engaging in meaningful conversation, reading aloud, watching movies, playing games, doing puzzles – to provide social stimulation and companionship.
We offer our clientele the opportunity to speak with a highly trained individual 24 hours a day / 7 days a week in regards to the many aspects of the care we provide.
Providing Senior Home Care throughout Northern and Central New Jersey, including Clark, Westfield, Cranford, Scotch Plains, Rahway, Linden, Summit, Edison, Elizabeth, Mountainside, Short Hills, Millburn, New Providence, Berkeley Heights, Kenilworth, Chatham, Madison, Metuchen and surrounding areas.
Promoting Safety and Self-sufficiency
At Helping Hands Homecare, we emphasize enabling seniors to preserve their independence and self-sufficiency as much as possible. Our caregivers lend just the right level of support needed for daily activities, while allowing individuals to do whatever they can on their own. We also ensure safety by providing standby assistance with walking and transfers, medication management, home safety checks, and more. You can trust we will keep your loved one’s well being a top priority.
Caring for Different Health Conditions
Our team has experience working with seniors managing various age-related illnesses and conditions. We can provide attentive care for individuals with:
- Dementia or Alzheimer’s: using communication techniques for memory loss, engaging in activities, ensuring safety
- Arthritis, chronic pain, mobility impairment: safely assisting with movement and exercise, doing tasks the senior has difficulty with
- Diabetes: meal planning, medication management, monitoring blood sugar, foot care
- Incontinence: gently assisting with toileting, changing incontinence pads
- Limited vision/hearing: reading mail, escorting safely, listening patiently
- And many other chronic medical conditions
No matter what health challenges a senior is facing, our team approaches them with understanding. We look after both physical and emotional needs to support the whole person.
Over the past two decades, Helping Hands Homecare has become synonymous with quality care and unparalleled dedication.
Getting Started with In-Home Care
If you feel your senior loved one could benefit from receiving extra assistance at home, getting started with Helping Hands Homecare is simple. Just reach out to our team to set up a free in-home assessment.
One of our care coordinators will sit down with you and your loved one to learn about their needs and preferences. We will also evaluate the home environment for safety and accessibility.
Based on the assessment, we will develop a comprehensive care plan outlining all recommended services and the optimal schedule. There are no long term commitments required.
We will arrange caregiving services on whatever short or long term timeline works for your family. Our rates are competitively priced and we offer flexible payment options.
Once care has begun, you can expect regular communication and updates from our staff. We want to involve family members in the process so we can work together as a unified support system. Don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns along the way. We view every client as a cherished part of our extended family!
Our Commitment to Exceptional Care
What sets Helping Hands Homecare apart is our dedication to making every client feel valued, respected, and cared for. Our standards of professionalism and compassion are unwavering. We demonstrate our commitment through:
- Rigorous Caregiver Screening: We thoroughly vet every caregiver to ensure they have the necessary skills, experience and warm personality for this work. We run background checks and verify credentials.
- Ongoing Training: Every caregiver completes our comprehensive orientation and training program focusing on safety, respectful care, communication skills and more. We provide regular refresher courses as well.
- Open Communication: You will have our direct contact information for any needs or questions. We provide regular verbal updates on your loved one’s well being and progress.
- Timely Response: When any issues arise, we respond promptly to address concerns. You can rely on us to be available when you need us.
- Supportive Caregiving Team: Our caregivers communicate with each other to ensure consistent and seamless care. We collaborate as a team to achieve the best possible outcomes.
You never have to worry about your loved one’s quality of life when they are under the care of our compassionate and dedicated staff. We aim to not only meet but exceed expectations every single day.
We start a client relationship by providing a free consultation where together we can explore your individual needs and offer the most helpful and appropriate care plan.
Frequently Asked Questions About In-Home Senior Care
Our experienced caregivers can support individuals managing diabetes, congestive heart failure, COPD, arthritis, incontinence, dementia, Parkinson’s, cancer treatment recovery, stroke effects, and more. We can provide medical reminders, follow treatment plans, and watch for any changes to report.
We offer total flexibility when it comes to scheduling. Caregivers can visit multiple times per day, provide 24/7 live-in care, or anything in between. We will collaboratively develop a schedule that suits your loved one’s requirements. There are no minimum hour commitments.
Our rigorous vetting and training process ensures we have the most professional, compassionate and dedicated caregivers available. They must meet high standards prior to being hired and on the job. We also emphasize clear communication, timely response and respectful, personalized care.
Yes, transportation is one of the services we provide. Our caregivers can drive seniors to and from doctor visits, physical therapy, day programs, religious services, shopping trips, social engagements and more. We ensure reliable transportation when needed.
In addition to our caregiving services, we can coordinate other services like meal deliveries, home modifications, nursing visits, social activities, and volunteer visits. We also tap into community resources and programs relevant to each client’s needs.