Personal Care

The main goal with personal care is to maintain a client’s independence and dignity. This can be difficult with those sensitive activities of bathing, toileting, personal hygiene, and dressing. By allowing our staff to assist with these tasks, your loved one can reserve their dignity while still receiving the care needed. We will gladly work in conjunction with home health, hospice or waiver programs or stand alone to achieve the greatest outcome for the clients and their families.

What We Offer

Under the umbrella of personal care services we offer a variety of assistance you can choose for your loved one, depending on their mobility level, health and other needs. Our personal care services include:

  • Bathing
  • Shampooing
  • Toileting
  • Dressing
  • Empty catheter
  • Personal hygiene
  • Make-up
  • Hair-styling

The team that is As Close As Family is here to help. Whether it is just a single item from the list or even things not listed, our team is here to make life easier. We have been there when client’s do not think they need to bathe, we have been there when modesty limits services, we have been there when client’s will not allow family to help with a bathing and hygiene. We have been there, we understand, and we would consider it an honor to assist you and your family.

Respite Care: This is short-term, temporary relief provided to those who are caring for family members within their home. Our respite home care services provide temporary support whenever and however you need it. Perhaps you need to run a few errands, meet friends for lunch, take the afternoon to go shopping or just get away for awhile. Whatever the case, we can step in and fill your shoes for however long you’ll be away. Learn more »

Meal preparation: Our team will create specific meal plans to help promote healthy eating habits, provide advice and guidance as to making good choices, and monitor food and fluid intake. Our meal preparation caretakers will make nutritious and delicious meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner — on site or delivered to your loved one’s door. We will provide:

  • Assistance with menu planning
  • Monitoring of food and fluid intake
  • Grocery shopping
  • Meal prep and clean-up
  • Monitoring of food freshness

Homemaking: As part of our light homemaking services, we will assist with basic chores likes dusting, mopping and vacuuming, as well as bathroom and bedroom maintenance, kitchen cleaning, clutter organization, trash collection, laundry and washing dishes.

Companionship: We will match your loved one with the best caregiver for them, offering steady companion care so your loved one can stay active. We will help them take part in social visits, revisit old hobbies they used to love or even just take a walk around the block. Rest assured, all of our caregivers pass background checks when they become employed by us and we engage in frequent quality checks to ensure our caregivers are the best at what they do. Our caregivers can also assist with personal care, meal prep, light housekeeping, and respite care for caregivers.

Sitters: Our sitters are non-medical caregivers who can watch over clients whenever and wherever they need them, from part-time to full-time to 24/7. Such care can be provided in a variety of settings, including the senior’s home, senior living housing, nursing homes, hospitals, rehab facilities and more. Elderly sitters are not physicians or nurses and cannot provide medical, physical therapy or any other related service. Their role is limited to providing basic companionship along with some light housekeeping if needed. Learn more »

Contact As Close As Family

To learn more about the many caregiver services we provide, please contact us today at 256-638-6009.

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