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Freeland Plan of Care

A caregiver’s function is so much more than cooking, cleaning and personal care assistance. Homewatch CareGivers of Freeland pays special attention to each client’s tastes, preferences, hobbies and interests when constructing the plan of care. These details in each client care plan assist greatly when matching an Alzheimer caregiver to a client to ensure greater compatibility. We care for a retired minister who loves to be outside in nature, sing and be read to from his literature. Our caregiver has learned his songs and sings them with him, especially when he is having a tough moment. This dementia caregiver has used her love of song to connect with our client and help him feel content and peaceful. Our client’s dementia has changed his lifestyle, but with the right match he is benefiting from the reassurance of living in familiar surroundings and participating in meaningful activities.

Your caregiving service plan may include:

Bathing, Dressing, Grooming & Toileting

  • Bathing Assistance
  • Catheter/Ostomy Bag (Empty Only)
  • Comb & Set Hair
  • Denture Care Assistance
  • Dressing Assistance
  • Incontinence Care Assistance
  • Nail Care (File and Clean)
  • Oral Hygiene Assistance
  • Perineal Care
  • Skin Check
  • Toileting Assistance

Housekeeping & Laundry

  • Change Bed Linens
  • Clearing Clutter & Trip Hazards
  • Organizing Household Items
  • Vacuuming & Dusting

Meals

  • Cooking Together and Eating Together
  • Incorporating Food Preferences & Dietary Restrictions
  • Menu Planning
  • Nutrition & Hydration Oversight
  • Report Refused Nutrition/Hydration

Errands & Transportation

  • Dr's Appointments
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Pharmacy
  • Social Outings

Medications

  • Adherence to Time of Day, Dietary Considerations and Activity Scheduling
  • Communication About Adherence & Adverse Side Effects
  • Medication Reminders

Social Engagement

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Cards & Board Games
  • Music & Movies
  • Outings & Social Activities with Friends and Family
  • Story Sharing & Reminiscing

Safety Precautions

  • Ambulation Assistance
  • Assistive Devices
  • Bed-Bound Repositioning
  • Fall Risk Evaluation
  • Full House Safety Evaluation
  • Transfer Assistance (Bed, Car, Chair)

Quality Oversight

  • Care Plan Documentation
  • Caregiver Matching
  • Family Involvement in Plan of Care
  • Indepth Social History
  • Quality Assurance Visits

Lifestyle

  • Adherence to Smoking & Alcohol Reduction Recommendations
  • Routine Exercising
  • Sleeping Patterns

Care Communication

  • Communication with Family
  • Communication with Providers Coming into the Home (PT, OT, Home Health, DME, Oxygen)
  • Communication with Providers Out of Home (PCP, Specialist, Pharmacist, Clinic)
  • Dr Appointment Scheduling and Updates