Specialized CARE Programs
A Place At Home can provide one-on-one care appropriate for seniors with various levels of care needs, including the specialized care for those living with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and more.
These chronic conditions can be overwhelming for family members. Let our professional caregivers relieve the stress and provide compassionate care when you need it most. We will work with you to match a certified caregiver that is specifically trained to address the needs of your loved one. We will track any change in condition to ensure any concerns are documented and addressed as they happen.
Please contact your local A Place At Home office to discuss which of the following CARE Programs they currently offer.
Fall Recovery and Prevention Care
- Fall assessment upon enrollment and ongoing diligence to ensure pathways are clear to prevent falls.
- A personalized initial care plan assessment to address your specific care needs.
- Collaboration with physical, occupational, and speech therapies to encourage recovery and independence.
- Up to 24 hour care to ensure that someone is with you or your loved one, preventing the risk of another fall.
- Assistance with personal care needs, errand assistance, light housekeeping, cooking, and general companionship.
- A care team that is knowledgeable in safe transfers, fall prevention tools and home modifications.
- Fluid communication with other healthcare team members to ensure concerns or changes in condition are addressed as they happen.
Stroke Recovery Care
- A stroke-specific care plan assessment.
- Knowledge different communication tools and assistive devices.
- Contracture preventative measures using Range of Motion exercises.
- Recognize and address signs of depression such as disengagement.
- Nutritional support to boost caloric and protein intake
- Encouragement of independence in one’s own care and routine.
- A Parkinson’s-specific initial care plan assessment.
- Oversight to ensure medication is taken consistently each day.
- Encouragement of daily exercise to discourage disease progression.
- Dietary oversight for low-sodium, high fiber, and protein monitoring.
- Track and monitor bowel habits and hydration encouragement.
- Recognize and address signs of stress, anxiety, and depression.
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
- Designed to care for those at any stage of their dementia diagnosis.
- Recognition of distress and re-direction as appropriate.
- Use of visual aids, simple “yes/no” questions, and “one step at at time” prompting.
- Compassion, and empathy to keep dignity, and quality of life at the forefront.
- Encouragement of independence in task completion as possible.
- Partial and full assistance with meal preparation, cooking, and eating .
- Oversight of assistive devices such as hearing aids, glasses, and ambulatory aids.
Quality of Care
- Discharge and transportation assistance.
- Navigation of discharge post-discharge care plan.
- Recognize and address signs of depression, anxiety, and/or delirium.
- Vitals taken on a consistent schedule.
- Oversight of post-discharge concerns, such as pain, new confusion, energy levels.
- Agency while you recover at home so you can be confident you’re moving forward.
"Our family would like to thank A Place At Home for the quality care of our Mother. They truly are a team that works together to provide the best care possible for their clients. We have found they are consistent and quick to respond to our questions or concerns. The caregivers have been reliable and compassionate, even willing to learn to knit from my mother! Communication is key in building relationships and we have done that with A Place At Home!"