Including, but not limited to:
Companionable care for the home bound and those with dementia.
Light housekeeping including vacuuming, dusting, cleaning floors, taking out the trash, linen changes and laundry.
Personal hygiene, bathing, dressing, mouthcare, shaving, and incontinence care.
Shopping and erramds as permitted by third-party payors or on a private pay basis.
Under the supervision and instruction of our Registered Nurse, we provide medication administration, review, set up and monitoring.
Meal preparation, including packaging for reheating later. Serving and feeding assistance.
Encouragement and assistance with prescribed physical therapy and special diets; assistance with home health and hospice care; cuing and safety measures for dementia patients; very limited pet care (feeding, opening door to let dogs out in a fenced yard).
Advantage Home Care of Douglas County accepts:
Long Term Care Insurance
Unfortunately, Medicare does not currently pay for in-home care. However, the Medicare Modernization Act and the Affordable Care Act both laid the groundwork for Medicare Advantage Plans to provide some supplemental benefits, which include support services at home. Some parts of the country are offering pilot home care programs; stay tuned.