Choosing senior care can be confusing and stressful. This guide to senior home care in Naples, FL will help wipe away confusion by explaining your options, clarifying industry jargon and guiding you to making a great decision for you or your loved one.
In addition to the guide below, consider reading about our unique approach to home care – Nurse Directed Non-Medical Home Care. Our founder, Michelle Jackson MSN RN BCPA is a registered nurse with 25 years experience in healthcare. This advanced education and credentials allows Customized Care at Home to deliver truly exceptional home care services. Click here to read more.
Another unique services offered by CCAH
Board Certified Patient Advocacy Service
Navigating the healthcare system and language can be challenging and stressful. Michelle, our founder, is Board Certified in Patient Advocacy. We help families clarify their choices to make informed decisions and assist in negotiating the desired care in the healthcare system.
We are are really proud to offer Patient Advocacy. While this service is optional, we believe that most families will appreciate the holistic approach it allows us to provide.
Senior Care Aides
Home Care Aides are simply caregivers that are placed in your home. The role of home care aides may differ from agency to agency. At Customized Care at Home, our Home Care Aides deliver non-medical care to seniors. That is care to support your daily living in a variety of ways so that you may remain at home. The range of services provided by home care aides is vast. It may include a simple companionship visit or fully supportive services.
Personal Care: Our caregivers can assist with medication reminders, light housekeeping, and personal care such as hair and nail grooming.
Life Care: Covers that activities that every day brings such as home repair maintenance, errands, pet care, coordinating social activities and much more.
Elderly and Senior Companion Care
Companion care is an industry term that describes a services where a caregiver's primary role is to provide companionship. Caregivers can provide companion care to seniors exclusively but most often, it is provided along with other supportive services as well.
Alzheimer's and Dementia Care
Dementia describes a broad range of conditions, one of which is Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's and dementia care requires specialized understanding and training. Our caregivers are ready to adjust their behavior to suit these challenges.
Part-time or 24 hour care
Whether you need a little or full-time support, this guide will help you understand your options as it relates to the amount of care delivered.
Short Term Care
If you care for a loved one, don't forget to care for yourself. Short term care provides temporary relief for a primary caregiver, enabling you to take a much-needed break from the demands of caregiving. Whether it’s for just a few hours a week or an extended vacation, seeking temporary care can help ease the burden of family caregiving and help to relieve stress, restore your energy, and promote balance in your life.
When the focus turns away from curing to caring and comfort, hospice care delivers the service needed. Hospice is not a place but rather a way of caring that brings comfort to people at the end of life and offers support and understanding to their families. Hospice Care helps people with life-limiting illnesses remain pain-free, nourished by the support of their loved ones.
Specialized Care for Chronic Health Conditions
When those being care for have chronic illnesses, specialized knowledge is required. CCAH provides support and management of chronic conditions such as:
- Alzheimer‘s and dementia
- Congestive heart failure (CHF)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- And others