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Homewatch Caregivers of South Orange have provided us with aides that are above and beyond our expectations. All the aides that have serviced (and are serving) my parents are caring, compassionate, competent, understanding and responsible. I know that my responsibilities are lighter because of Homewatch Caregivers. The responsiveness of the office, the assistance from the social workers and nurses, and attention to every request make the experience much easier. Definitely the absolute best!
Written by: Marcia S.
Homewatch CareGivers of South Orange combines home health care with custom home care to ensure each client's needs are met. It’s a question we get regularly in South Orange: What is
home care? We understand that there is confusion out there between the various
services available—primarily between home care and home health care--to the
elderly and people living with chronic conditions who might need assistance
with daily activities in their home. One way we like to explain is that home care is—or can be—a long-term
service. We have had many clients for years and we have had many clients for
just a couple of days after a surgery. Home care is not just client-focused;
it is family-focused too. Home health care is generally patient-focused and
short-term in nature.
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. By definition, it is is short term in nature. 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.
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