Personal Care Services

Personal Care Services

Do you or your loved one suffer from chronic or debilitating illness that affects your quality of life, as a result needing help to meet your physical and emotional well-being?


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Our program provides the following Non-Skilled Services:

• Monthly Supervision visit by RN

• MD Apportionment Escort/Transportation

• Personal Care Hygiene

• Toileting

• Medication Reminders

• Companionship Services

• Home Helper Services

• Wound Care

• Independent Living at Home

• Outings

• Assist with Transfer and Ambulation

• Assist with ROM exercises as Directed by MD of PT

• Meal Preparation and Feeding

• Light housekeeping

• Errand Services

• Grocery Shopping

• Laundry and Linen Services

• 24 hour or Live Care

• Respite Care for Family/ Caregivers

Skilled Services:

• Monitoring of Vital Signs

• Specialty Diet Planning/Dietary Monitoring

• Bowel/ Bladder Program

We accept all long term insurances, worker’s compensation and self-pay!!!

Private Duty

“Private Duty” is a broad term that encompasses all types of in-home care. It includes “custodial care”, “companion care”, and “live in care”. It also includes care provided by a nursing assistant, a nurse or another skilled professional, such as a physical therapist. Care is considered “private duty” when it is being paid for by a long term care insurance policy or by the patient or his/her family. It can be short or long-term and is often requested by patients that prefer to stay in the comfort of their own homes, rather than Page | 4 in a nursing home. Private duty services range from companionship care to highly skilled nursing care, during periods ranging from a brief visit, to 24 hours a day. Private Duty caregivers are often enlisted to perform light home management, errands, meal preparation, housekeeping, or transportation to the grocery store, pharmacy or doctor’s office. Medical or ‘skilled’ Private Duty offers care to those who require medically intensive care for long-term chronic conditions, or skilled nursing care following a hospital stay, or at the end of life.

Examples of Private Duty Home Care
• Nursing Care

• Long-term Care of Chronic Disease

• Ventilator Care/ Trach Care

• IV Administration

• Tube-feeding administration

• Ostomy and Stoma Care

• Grooming and dressing

• Recreational activities

• Incontinent care

• Oral Care

• Medication reminders

• Bathing or Showering

• Light Housekeeping

• Meal Preparation

• Respite for family Caregivers

• Errands and Shopping

• Companionship

• Reading email or Letters

• Transportation

• Changing Linens

• Laundry and Ironing

• Organizing Closets

• Care of House Plants

• 24-hour emergency Response

• Family Counseling

• Phone Call Checks

Non-Medical Home Care, Custodial Care, Companion Care, Live-in Care
The terms “Non-Medical Home Care”, “Custodial Care” and “Companion Care” are all used to describe care provided at home by a non-professional. Caregivers that provide these types of care are not required to have any specific medical training. At Pavilion Medical Home Care, all caregivers are required to have extensive experience providing care, including: measuring vital signs, bathing, transferring patients safely from bed to chair and back, and reporting concerning symptoms or changes in behavior/function that may signal that the health condition of the patient has changed. “Non-medical”, “custodial’ or “companion care” are usually needed when someone is requiring companionship, a minimal amount of help with managing daily activities and/or to assure safety, such as in the case of someone who might be forgetting to turn off the stove.

“Live-in” care
is provided when someone needs care around the clock. For safety reasons, live-in care is not right for everyone. If a patient is not able to call for help during the night, a live-in caregiver will not be appropriate. This type of caregiver will be sleeping at night and may not hear the patient trying to get up. This can result in a fall or serious injury. The alternative to “live-in” care is when the agency provides caregivers that are required to remain awake at all times. In these cases, the same caregiver will not spend the night, but will be substituted for a caregiver that is rested and prepared to stay awake through the night to provide assistance when needed.


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