Stay at home with our Live-In Care in Medford NJ
Live-In Care at home programs have become the preferred long term care solution for most seniors who need more than just a couple hours of support. Seniors can remain comfortably in their own Medford NJ home, maintaining a high level of independence and retain their dignity and quality of life. Its simpler and safer then adult day care solutions since there is no need for transport every morning and evening. It’s cheaper than assisted living facilities in and around Medford NJ, and Live-In Care provides for the maximum quality of care since its one-on-one care. Live-In Care program refers to our personal care service provided by Certified home Health Aides. For example, a senior who can no longer use the toilet or bath safely without physical support. If the senior does not needs this high level of support then they could consider our Live-In Assistance program which utilizes specially selected companions and is a little cheaper than our Live In Care program. Click here to read more about our Live-In Assistance program.
We have two types of Live-In Care programs to match your needs. The Continuous 7 Day program utilizes one Certified Home Health Aide who generally does not drive and cannot provide transportation services. The 4/3 Day program utilizes two different Certified Home Health Aides (one for 4 days and one for 3 days) who can provide transport services along with the support services. Both programs have advantages and disadvantages. The Continuous 7 Day program is a little cheaper and your loved one will benefit from better continuity of support since one Certified Home Health Aide is providing all the support. Call us at 856-780-4000 for more information or a free assessment.
Medford NJ Grocery Shopping Support
Since Continuous 7 Day live in care Certified Home Health Aides generally do not drive and should never leave the client, shopping for food and other essentials are usually performed by a family member, obtained through a delivery service or provided through a Sunlight Care discounted service specially designed for our live-in care families.
For a very small fee a different Sunlight Care companion go shopping for groceries and deliver them to the client’s home. Medford NJ has a grocery store that will do your shopping for you if you order it on line. Some will even deliver the groceries to your door. The Acme at 175 New Jersey 70 Medford NJ will do your shopping but will not deliver. The ShopRite at 208 New Jersey 70 Medford NJ will do the shopping and will deliver. Sunlight Care also has companions that can perform other shopping trips and provide transport for doctor visits.
Let’s look at some of the advantages that Live-in Care provides:
With Sunlight Care’s Continuous 7 Day Live-In Care program the caregiver is always there at your Medford NJ home, providing constant care seven days a week, with no disruption to the client’s routine. Because of the continuity of care provided, your loved one can develop a trusting relationship with his or her live in caregiver and likewise our live in caregiver will also get to know your loved one, including his or her daily activities and preferences, and thus develop a unique relationship with them. Whenever the caregiver needs time off, Sunlight Care will provide an equally qualified and experienced substitute to ensure uninterrupted care. The care provider is fully in charge of your loved one’s wellbeing, safety, and personal hygiene. The 4/3 Day program also provides substantially more continuity of support over hourly service.
The Most Cost-Effective Service
Whether you are paying for live-in care out-of-pocket or you have a long term care insurance policy, the Sunlight Care live-in care program is the most cost-effective program in Medford NJ. It provides around-the-clock-care while costing less than half the hourly rate of providing care 24/7, and substantially less expensive than institutionalized care.
Stay at Home
Many times seniors who are getting along marginally in their own home show a substantial decline in ability once they are moved into an institution. They know where everything is in their own home and how everything works. Cognitive degeneration is often missed or under estimate by family members because seniors stay functional beyond their ability when in familiar surroundings. Once removed from those surroundings the senior may experience increased frustration and reduced self-esteem as they are confronted with increased confusion. Staying at home through the use of a live-in care caregiver simply means your loved one can stay comfortable and feel safer.
Family Peace of Mind
Not only will your loved one be more comfortable but so will you. Family members get to finally relax knowing that their loved one has a reliable, qualified, and caring live in aide always there ready to serve. Sunlight Care staff members are on-call 24/7 (available directly to our clients and not through an answering service) to assist with any emergency that may arise for their loved ones.
Why use Sunlight Care?
Sunlight Care has developed an extensive pool of live-in care providers and a program for transporting them to and from their assignments. Live-in caregivers generally come from other countries specifically selected for their superior care giving culture. Sunlight Care has developed special relations with these countries through ambassadors which carefully interview/select the highest quality people for this position. The caregivers obtain permanent work status in the United States; they are thoroughly interviewed for the appropriated work history of family care, ability to speak and understand English and their backgrounds are checked. To become a Certified Home Health aide in New Jersey they must complete a thorough 76 hour training course and pass both a written exam and skills test. The training course must be provided by a NJ Board of Nursing approved training facility. Sunlight Care is one of the few Home Health Care companies approved to teach the Certified Home Health Aide course. Our home health care aides are our employees – not contractors. They are:
o Certified, bonded and insured
o Background checked and drug tested
o Carefully selected and well-trained
o Compassionate & reliable
Live In care Services in Medford NJ
♥ Bathing, grooming and toileting
♥ Assist with transfer from bed/chair, dressing, walking
♥ Assist with rehabilitation exercises and range of motion
♥ Light housekeeping
♥ Laundry, bed making and linens
♥ Clean kitchen and bathroom daily
♥ Socialization, crafts, games & hobbies
♥ Nutritious meal preparation
♥ Monitor medications
♥ Advise family of health changes