Grooming and Dressing
Confidence and well-being are enhanced when clients know that their outward appearance meets their personal standards. The staff at Encore Caregivers is serious about ensuring that clients look and feel their best. In-home senior care in Houston can give both you and your loved one peace of mind. Our senior care services targeted to each client’s preferences for grooming and dressing are tailored to specific needs and provide quality assistance any time of day. When families need help with elderly care including grooming and dressing, Houstonians know our caregivers provide quality care services throughout Houston, TX and the surrounding areas.
Providing regular dental care, including care with any dental apparatus, improves client confidence and comfort. Our professional personal care providers are able to assist with regular dental maintenance for oral hygiene. Encore Caregivers understands that oral health has a direct impact on your senior loved one’s quality of life. Houston home care health aides can provide guidance to ensure our clients are maintaining a regular oral health routine as well as assist with any special oral care plan.
Bathing and Showering
Our caregivers stand-by, assist or perform this important function while respecting the client’s dignity and privacy. Safety precautions are an important part of this activity to prevent shower or tub related accidents. When your family needs professional in-home care in Houston, our staff is ready and trained to accommodate any unique requirements to ensure client safety and well-being while attending to personal care needs.
Toileting and/or Incontinence Care
Incontinence can be a source of discomfort and embarrassment for clients. Often, simple reminders are adequate to maintain client continence. Regardless, Encore Caregivers’ team observes the highest degree of professionalism and performs personal hygiene discreetly and as often as needed to maintain optimum skin integrity and freshness. Whether your senior loved one needs just simple reminders or full toileting assistance, our caregivers will step in with skill, respect and discretion.
Ambulation and Transfer
Encore Caregivers’ staff has demonstrated proficiency in transferring the client from bed, chair or wheelchair in a gentle and competent manner and attends regular in-service trainings to refine and reinforce accepted techniques. Our highly trained Houston area in-home care providers can offer assistance to help loved ones transfer from the bed to a wheelchair or other desired location throughout the day. Our in-home care Houston area services mean that your elderly loved one will have help when dealing with mobility challenges and will be allowed greater independence as they are helped to move about more freely.
Serious complications can arise if clients do not take prescribed medications on a timely basis. Encore Caregivers’ staff members can assist and remind clients to self-administer medications. When your senior loved one needs help remembering which medication to take or when to take it, an in-home care provider can help keep them on track. Medication reminders are just one of the many care services we can provide through our Houston home care for seniors.
Encore Caregivers can arrange, accompany, and/or provide transportation to or from doctor appointments, barber or beauty shop appointments, shopping outings or amusement venues. Safety and security are a primary focus for the caregiver during these activities. With the company of a home health aide, your loved one can experience more independence enabling the client to visit a favorite shop or to run the many errands that can help to preserve their regular schedule. Our senior home care specialists are available to help with transportation to doctor visits and helping with mobility issues that may make it difficult to get from the car to the office. You can have peace of mind that your loved ones are in safe, responsible hands and are able to make it to important doctor visits on time and safely – perhaps with an added all-too-important stop at the dry cleaners, beauty salon and pharmacy.
Encore Caregivers staff members are trained to provide care services for clients with unique health needs. Conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, stroke-related dementia and brain injuries can present significant challenges for these clients. Recognizing that required unique care and providing the proper caregiver match is Encore Caregivers’ forté. Our Houston senior care providers can add much needed social interaction and companionship while giving you peace of mind that they are getting the best care with that improved quality of life. We train our staff regularly on the special requirements for senior care services related to Alzheimer’s, dementia and stroke-related needs and it shows in our clients’residences each and every day.
In-Home Senior Care Houston
Looking for senior care at home for yourself or elderly family members? Speak with our nurse today to begin our care plan process developed specifically around your loved one’s needs. Our caregivers have a reputation for skill and heart – from 11 years of working across the Greater Houston area helping with everything from companionship to light meal preparation to transportation to doctor visits and personal care. With the in-home assistance from Encore Caregivers, your loved one will be able to stay living at home, continuing to do the things they love at their own pace and according to their own priorities.
Home Health Care Services
We know the value of being able to age in place for Houston seniors. Having a home health aide stop for a visit or stay for 24-hour assistance allows our elderly loved ones to stay where they feel the happiest in the comfort of their own home. The compassionate support our staff will provide for you and your family means you can spend more quality time together. Some of the home health care services we can provide include: companion care, personal care, grooming, transportation, and respite care, and oh, so much more. Call us today to find out how Encore Caregivers can show you how in-home senior care could be the right choice for your family.