Being away from home and family is particularly stressful for patients, but it can also be difficult for their family members who are not beside their bed. Our caregivers can plan and arrange a hospital visit, help you with packing, with arranging transportation and make sure your house is safe during your absence. Our home health caregivers can be perfect companions while your loved ones are staying in the hospital. Once you are settled in, your personal caregiver can stay by your side as much as you need – even 24 hours a day.
Allegheny Home Care is committed to delivering the highest quality and most efficient non-medical emergency transportation services to our clients. We provide professional “door-through-door” local and long-distance non-emergency medical transportation. Our specialized transportation is available to all, including senior citizens, people with limited mobility, people using wheelchairs, and parents of children with special needs.
Companionship care is a special service that we offer. It includes the following activities:
- Accompaniment on errands or to doctor appointments
- Assistance with grocery shopping
- Walking to get fresh air and exercise
- Writing letters
- Playing games
- Reading aloud
- Friendly conversation etc.
We offer household services in order to keep your home a clean and safe place. Our services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Homemaking services are a great option for when you first begin using assistance in the comfort of your home. It includes:
- Meal planning and preparation
- Light housekeeping
- Vacuuming and dusting
- Sweeping and mopping
- Changing bed sheets
- Cleaning bathroom and kitchen
- Emptying trash
- Assistance sorting and reading the mail etc.
As an experienced provider of personal care programs, we provide support to individuals in the comfort of their homes. Some of the services included in personal assistance are:
- Bathing or showering
- Dressing and grooming
- Hair, skin, and nail care
- Oral and personal hygiene
- Toileting/incontinence care
- Walking and exercise assistance
- Medication reminders
As your loved ones in need gain age, they may lose interest in food. Mealtime without a family is usually lonely. If your parent has a reduced sense of taste or smell, food may seem less appetizing. Medications can take a toll on appetite too. For aging parents with physical or mental impairments, difficulties with grocery shopping and preparing meals may be obstacles to good nutrition. Even when seniors do eat well, they may not fully absorb all their nutrients.
Personal Care is one of the main services in Home Health Care industry. It includes assistance with every day activities to help the ones in need and make the elderly life peaceful. Personal care services are related to assistance with dressing, hygiene and incontinence services.
Home care services include chores and housecleaning, where the home health care usually involves helping someone to recover from an illness or injury. Home health care professionals are often licensed as practical nurses, therapists or home health aides.
Pet visits are an important part of healthcare, along with human intervention and medicine. They aren’t only improving patients’ memory, but also patients tend to be more active while with pets. Pet visits have several important benefits:
- Comfort care
- Improving one’s memory
- Encouraging activity
- Providing unconditional love
Dementia care offers memory care services, medication management, and attention. Often in later stages of dementia, it’s too difficult for a family to take care of their loved ones as they need more specialized, expert care from trained professionals.