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The In’s and Out’s of Home Care

The In’s and Out’s of Home Care

Most individuals want to stay in their homes for as long as possible, even if mobility, health or cognitive challenges are evident.

Home care companies can provide much needed support with personal hygiene, cooking, cleaning, medication management, companionship and more. This week’s guest, Barbara Schuh, with Home Care Assistance, and I discuss the types of services generally provided by home care companies. We review the standards of staff recruitment and training and how companies should evaluate a client’s needs. In addition, Barbara offers tips on how to introduce home care to those who object to assistance in the home.

Mobility limitations and other physical challenges can lead to unwanted relocation into assisted and care facilities. Stander offers a wide variety of support products to ease transfers and movement within the bathroom, bedroom, living room and even your car!

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