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 Blackwood 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 Blackwood 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.
Blackwood 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. Some grocery stores will pack and deliver groceries for small fees. There is usually a charge for picking and a separate charge for delivery. The total of all fees range from $10 to $20 dollars. However, generally the order must be entered on-line at the store’s web portal. Many seniors have a difficult time creating accounts and navigating the web site to place orders. It also may take a half day to a full day to get the groceries delivered. The senior may also have difficulties putting the groceries away once delivered and left on the counter. If family or friends cannot support the ordering process Sunlight Care can provide an aide to help with the process. At the time of publication we could not find any Blackwood stores that supported this service. Sunlight Care also has companions that can perform other shopping trips and provide transport for doctor visits.
Also available in the Blackwood area are delivery services not affiliated with local grocery stores: freshdirect and freshology.
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 Blackwood 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.