Personal Care At Home from Palm Beach to Indian River Counties
Nightingale provides in-home senior care solutions for serving seniors in Indian River, Martin, St. Lucie and Palm Beach County. Personal care includes bathing, dressing and grooming.
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Utilizing Personal In Home Care for Seniors at Home
Personal in-home senior care allows seniors to age in place with assistance. Our licensed caregivers can also be used to provide care for loved ones who are in the hospital, skilled nursing and rehabilitation center or living in a senior retirement
Custodial Care at Home
Custodial Care generally is assistance with daily living activities. Medicare home health does not cover custodial care hence, this is where the term "private duty" originated. No matter what type of home care you are seeking, assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), such as bathing, dressing, and meal preparation, enables you or a loved one to stay at home.
Personal Care Duties May Include:
- Assistance With Transferring
- Household chores/light cleaning/laundry
- Meal Preparation and clean up
- Grocery Shopping
- Personal care/bathing/dressing
- Medication reminders
- Transportation to and from appointments
- Respite care to provide a break for family
- Monitoring food for freshness
- Arranging appointments
- Light Exercise guidance
- Assisting with mail/phone calls
- Home management
- Escort to religious services
- Accompanying to lunch or dinner
- Assisting with pet care
Summary of Services
At Nightingale Private Care, our caregivers are full employees of the company, not independent contractors. You can rest assured that they receive our direct nursing guidance and supervision.
Our employees are fully bonded, licensed/certified and background screened.
We are proud to add that our agency is fully accredited as meeting the highest of industry standards by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care.
Home Health Aide Hourly
Assisting with bathing, hair care, personal hygiene, preparation for bed in evening, meals, light house-keeping (directly related to the health and safety of the client), laundry; four hour minimum.
Home Health Aide Visit
Same services as the home health aide hourly visit listed above, one hour visit.
Companion / Homemaker Hourly
Provides companionship at home and transportation for appointments, shopping, and errands, etc., as well as exercise, light housekeeping (directly related to the health and safety of the client) and meal preparation.
Live-In Caregiver (Inquire about Live-In Home Health Aide Care)
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Skilled Nurse Visit
Provides wound care, rehab care, injections, post-op care, and set-up or administration of medications during single home care visit.
Same as skilled nurse visit listed above. Services are offered by the hour with a 4 hour minimum.
Nurse Case Management
Extended nursing coordination of client needs at home, such as coordinating multiple MD's, ordering medications via mail, providing written client status reports to trust officers, families, etc.
Home Health Aides - Live-In Care or Hourly Service
These specially trained employees can assist with bathing, personal care, ambulation, laundry, meal preparation, medication reminders, and shopping. We take the worry out of caregiving for an aging parent.
At Nightingale Private Care, our home health aides can even travel with you, should you desire. For clients who prefer or whose needs require, our home health aides can "live-in" 24 hours per day, providing added continuity of care.
Determining Your Need for a Home Health Aide
Often times caregivers are confused about the need for a home health aide for a loved one. Nightingale Private Care takes the time to get to know your needs at home. We sit down one on one with the family member and/or patient to discuss expectations and requirements so you won't be disappointed.
Affordable Live-In and Overnight Care for Seniors
Often times caregivers may be living at a distance from an aging parent. At Nightingale Private Care, we are committed to easing the process of caring for a parent. Whether you are just down the road from your loved one or miles apart, Nightingale Private Care provides licensed caregivers in your home for either non-medical or skilled care needs.
Understanding Live-In Care
Nightingale Private Care can be your solution to affordable home care in South Florida no matter the level of care required. The live-in stays in the home, overnight sleeping for at least 8 hours but provides safety and security for the remainder of the day. Care from a Live-In allows an elderly person the opton to age in place in the comfort of their own home. There is no need for relocating to an unfamiliar environment such as an assisted living facility licensed health care professional.
We understand the importance of having a trusted caregiver in your home no matter what type of care is required in order to keep a loved one safe in their own home.When considering allowing a licensed caregiver into your home, Nightingale Private Care can provide a Live-In.
Duties a Live-In Caregiver Can Provide
- Preparing Meals
- Medication Reminders
- Cleaning the Home
- Managing Errands
- Grocery Shopping
- Assistance in Transferring/walker, wheelchair and hoyer lifts
- Laundry/Linen Changes
- Pet Care
- Assistance with Bathing/Dressing/Grooming
- Attending with Doctor Appointments
Home Health Aides- Live-In Care of Hourly Service
These specially trained caregivers can assist with bathing, personal care, ambulation, laundry, meal preparation, medication reminders, and shopping. We take the worry out of caregiving for an aging parent. The home health aides can even travel with you, should you desire. For clients who prefer or whose needs require, the home health aides can "live-in" 24 hours per day, providing added continuity of care.
Nightingale Private Care companions can provide needed socialization by accompanying clients to doctor's appointments, visiting with friends, attending concerts, religous service, movies, shopping, and other outings. Companions can also help with household tasks such as meal preparation, laundry, and light housekeeping.
Maintaining the Home Environment Companionship and Homemaking Caregivers
The primary duties of a Companion/Homemaker is to maintain the cleanliness of a home environment, encourage activites and oversee the safety of an elderly person wishing to maintain their independence.
Daily Responsiblities of a Companion
- Providing meals and snacks as instructed such as following special dietary needs ie) renal diet, low sodium or diabetic diet.
- encouraging social activities
- Accompanying to and from schedule doctor's appointments and/or other outings
- Maintaining the home environment
- Assisting with pet care