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Freeland Midland, Bay City and Saginaw

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 caregiver to 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 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 home care service plan may include:

Bathing, Dressing, Grooming & Toileting
Bathing Assistance Skin Check
Dressing Assistance Oral Hygiene Assistance
Denture Care Assistance Comb & Set Hair
Nail Care (File and Clean) Toileting Assistance
Incontinence Care Assistance Perineal Care
Catheter/Ostomy Bag (Empty Only)
Housekeeping & Laundry
Vacuuming & Dusting Change Bed Linens
Clearing Clutter & Trip Hazards Organizing Household Items
Meals
Incorporating Food Preferences & Dietary Restrictions Report Refused Nutrition/Hydration
Cooking Together and Eating Together Menu Planning
Nutrition & Hydration Oversight
Errands & Transportation
Grocery Shopping Pharmacy
Dr's Appointments Social Outings
Medications
Medication Reminders Adherence to Dosage, Time of Day, Dietary Guidelines & Activity Scheduling
Communication About Adherence & Adverse Side Effects
Social Engagement
Arts & Crafts Cards & Board Games
Story Sharing & Reminiscing Music & Movies
Outings & Social Activities with Friends and Family
Safety Precautions
Fall Risk Evaluation Full House Safety Evaluation
Ambulation Assistance Transfer Assistance (Bed, Car, Chair)
Bed-Bound Repositioning Assistive Devices
Quality Oversight
Quality Assurance Visits Family Involvement in Plan of Care
Indepth Social History Caregiver Matching
Care Plan Documentation
Lifestyle
Routine Exercising Adherence to Smoking & Alcohol Reduction Recommendations
Sleeping Patterns
Care Communication
Communication with Family Communication with Providers Out of Home (PCP, Specialist, Pharmacist, Clinic)
Communication with Providers Coming into the Home (PT, OT, Home Health, DME, Oxygen) Dr Appointment Scheduling and Updates