These services generally fall under three categories:
Companionship services are those that stimulate, encourage and assist an individual.
The primary responsibilities of Companionship services include the following:
Providing companionship and conversation
Providing stabilization and assistance with walking
Preparing meals and cleaning up meal-related items
Providing medication reminders and appointment reminders
Home Helper services generally involve light housekeeping, errands or incidental transportation.
The primary responsibilities of Home Helper services include the following:
Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, etc.)
Washing and ironing laundry
Accompanying clients to appointments
Personal Care services are personal in nature and often include assistance with activities of daily living.
The primary responsibilities of Personal Care services include the following:
Assisting with bathing
Assisting with grooming
Assisting with toileting and incontinence issues
Secondary responsibilities include the following:
Contributing to a positive living environment to enhance a client’s quality of life
Performing other reasonable duties as assigned
Reporting hours according to office policy
Reporting any significant changes in a client’s needs or living conditions
Regularly communicating with supervisor and office staff
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