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Santa Rosa Plan of Care

The experts at Homewatch CareGivers of Santa Rosa create custom in home senior care plans to help clients where they need it most, including housekeeping, transportation, & more. A 93-year-old widow called Homewatch CareGivers of Santa Rosa to discuss the possibility of needing care. She thought she might, but she wasn’t sure. She was nervous—she’d been a widow for 25 years, living alone during that, except for her pets. She took in stray dogs and cats from time to time and they were her only constant companions. While she knew that she needed assistance in the home, she had anxiety about allowing someone in with her. The process took a few weeks, but eventually, she called and asked that we have someone be with her. She instantly felt comfortable with the caregiver we sent because the caregiver had nine dogs—mostly strays that she’d taken in. They bonded quickly over their mutual love for animals and desire to help those with no home. Because the caregiver read in the plan of care that the client did this, she was sure to bring it up at their first meeting, thus breaking the ice between them.

Your home care 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


  • 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


  • Adherence to Time of Day, Dietary Considerations and Activity Scheduling
  • 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


  • 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