Frequently Asked Questions about Senior Care Sacramento
Comfort Keepers can help you understand senior care Sacramento
What is the difference between home care and home healthcare?
Home care is any type of care provided to the client at their home. It includes various types of services such as companionship/homemaking services, personal care services, nursing care, speech, physical or occupational therapy. Home care can be provided after a hospitalization or on an ongoing basis if needed. Home healthcare refers only to medical care, including skilled nursing care and speech, physical or occupational therapy. However, in reality, the term home care is used for non-medical part of care, while home healthcare is reserved specifically for medical care. The senior care Sacramento offers both of these types.
What services does Comfort Keepers provide?
Senior care Sacramento includes services such as bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting, feeding, meal preparing, grocery shopping, laundry, light housekeeping, medication reminders and others that are essential for day-to-day living. This way your parent will keep their independence as much as possible. Comfort Keepers also offer provide Dementia/Alzheimer’s care and in-home safety technology solutions.
How are Comfort Keepers selected?
Every Comfort Keeper is highly trained and has gone through a thorough screening which includes a background, driving record, and personal reference check. We make sure our caregivers are bonded, insured, and covered by Workers’ Compensation insurance, which provides our clients with peace of mind. Comfort Keepers tend to match seniors and caregivers with similar interests and personalities.
How much should I expect to pay for in home care?
Each Comfort Keepers is independently owned and operated, so prices may vary. The cost of home care also depends on the amount of care your loved one requires. For more details contact your local office and check out prices for senior care Sacramento.
Does Comfort Keepers provide around-the-clock care?
Yes, if your loved one requires 24 hour care, we can provide them with a live-in caregiver.
Is home care available to seniors living in nursing homes or assisted living communities?
Yes, Comfort Keepers can provide companionship or personal care to residents at assisted living communities and nursing homes.
Does each senior get an individualized plan of care? If so, how often is it modified?
We are proud of our customized care plans. Comfort Keepers understands that every senior is different and has different needs and wants, so we offer individualized care services tailored to your loved ones needs. We recognize that seniors' conditions change, so our Plans of Care can be reviewed and changed at any time. This way we ensure that a senior is receiving the appropriate level of care.