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“We have had the pleasure of doing business with Homewatch Caregivers for 3 years. We have always had good service. Our care giver has become like one of the family.”
Written by: Karen M. RN, Des Plaines, IL
In the Northshore Chicago area, in places like Northbrook,
there are two specific types of services: home care and home health care. Home
care, sometimes known as “private duty,” is service delivered by Certified
Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and by caregivers; home health care is Medicare-based
service delivered by Registered Nurses (RNs) physical therapists, occupational
therapists, and speech therapists.
After a doctor’s visit or stay in the hospital, skilled care in the home is arranged in order to get you or a loved one back on your feet. Home healthcare includes:
Home care is about sustaining and maintaining your loved one’s quality of life in their home by assisting with activities of daily living:
While a skilled home healthcare professional changes your loved one’s prescriptions, an in-home caregiver helps them remember to take medications day in and day out. A home healthcare agency can change your loved one’s therapy if it’s not working, and an in-home caregiver is there to encourage them to accomplish those therapies. At Homewatch CareGivers' our person-directed approach to caregiving helps an individual to the best of their current abilities so that they continue to feel empowered and fulfilled. Get tips on this approach to care here.
Homewatch CareGivers® is a trademark owned by Homewatch International, Inc.™ and licensed for use to independently-owned franchised businesses that offer caregiver services to the public. All personal services, elderly care, caregiving and home care services offered OR provided under the Homewatch CareGivers™ mark are offered and provided only by independently-owned franchises and, where required, licensed OR registered businesses and care agencies.