Westchester County Home Care Services

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Home Care covers a broad range of care needs so the first step is to determine what type of care your loved one needs. Here are some things to consider.
Personal Care
Does your loved one need help with eating, dressing, bathing, toileting or other personal hygiene activities?
Household Care
Does your loved one need help with cleaning, laundry, meal preparation, shopping or pet care?
Ambulatory Care
Does your loved one need help walking, getting in and out of bed, getting into and out of a chair, or going up and down stairs
Health Care
Does your loved one need help with medication management, physical therapy exercises, making and keeping physician's appointments or monitoring of vital signs?
Emotional Care
Does your loved one need companionship, conversation, increased activities or reassurance that someone will contact him/her daily to check that they are safe?
Your loved one may resist accepting Home Care at first. They may not want to give up their independence or they may not want a stranger in their home. They may find it embarrassing that they no longer can perform the simple tasks of daily living without help.

Individuals may find it easier to adjust if their first exposure to Home Care is receiving help with non-personal tasks such as light housekeeping, grocery shopping or transporting them to a doctor's appointment rather than help with bathing etc.