While we can write about the importance of people connecting through in-home care, it can be even more impactful to hear it from those who witness it firsthand.
When a client or their family is looking for help with anything from companionship to assistance with bathing or meal prep, the goal is to match them with a caregiver based on similarities. While caregivers are trained in specific types of care, such as helping those living with dementia, there can be other factors too. For example, the might be the best caregiver because they have a background in the military like the client or they might both speak Spanish. People can click over all kinds of hobbies, experiences and preferences.
In this video, a few of our owners share stories of care that might make you smile, laugh or just say, “Awww.” It’s amazing to learn the difference that quality care can make for those in need.
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