In-Home Senior Care FAQs
Answering Your In-Home Senior Care FAQs
If you’re looking for in-home senior care for a loved one, you have probably come up with lots of questions. Fortunately, Enriched Life Home Care Services in Livonia, MI is here to make your search that much easier. We want to accurately answer your questions and provide you the peace of mind that your family member is in excellent hands. Read up on some of our most common inquiries below.
How Do I Choose an Agency for In-Home Senior Care?
Selecting an in-home senior care provider is complicated. However, there are few rules of thumb to consider when making this crucial choice. First, ask friends and family for recommendations. If you come up short, look for local and state organizations that recognize the best in the business. Using these sources, you’re sure to come up with a shortlist of care providers. Then, schedule interviews with your top choices and make sure they check all the boxes on your priority list. Now that you have all the information, you can weigh the pros and cons of each option and make your decision.
Are You Recognized by Senior Care Organizations?
We are proud to be a member of the Home Care Association of America. This organization is dedicated to protecting seniors from abuse and promoting the latest advanced and best practices in the field. We were also the number one home care company in Michigan in both 2019 and 2020 by Top Rated Local.
What Services Do You Provide?
Our team is equipped to provide a range of in-home senior care services. We are focused on assisting when it comes to the Activities of Daily Living (ADL). We realize many of these tasks become difficult as one age, so we help take care of these responsibilities without neglecting your loved one’s need for independence. Below, you’ll find just a few examples of the services we provide:
- Bathing assistance
- Safety and fall prevention
- Help with personal care and hygiene
- Meal planning
- Memory care for Dementia and Alzheimer’s
- Medication reminders
- Transportation for doctor appointments, errands, shopping, and other needs
Can Caregivers Help with Chores?
Of course! Our caregivers are happy to help with light housekeeping and domestic chores. We can also assist with laundry, grocery shopping, and meal preparation, and more.
What If My Loved One Only Needs Part-Time Care?
No problem. We realize that many seniors can live mostly independently but just need some help once in a while. At Enriched Life Home Care Services, we’re most happy when our services are benefiting the most people. As such, our team is glad to provide part-care as well. Our in-home senior care team is always ready to aid our seniors, day or night.
How Quickly Will Services Begin?
We take pride in offering home care services for seniors whenever they are needed. We will work to provide our services to your senior as soon as possible. Once we begin working with you and your loved one, our team will be available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. You can even count on us to assist in the holidays.
How Do You Select Your Caregivers?
We select our caregivers following a thorough interview. We strive to understand what makes our potential team members tick, and then we determine if they’re a good fit to join our team. Our application process places preference on individuals who have licenses, certifications, formal training, and with home care or healthcare experience. Rest assured, each of our team members undergoes an extensive background check and have been thoroughly vetted. You’ll have peace of mind that your loved one is in good hands with our caregivers.
How Do You Match People with a Caregiver?
Every caregiver provides a unique experience. As such, we understand the importance of matching your loved one with a caregiver who grasps their needs and can provide companionship and support. Our team will schedule a meeting with you and your loved one, where we’ll learn more about their needs and personality. With this information, we’ll match them to a caregiver who can provide support with daily activities and act as a friend.
Do Your Caregivers Have Expertise in Specific Health Needs?
Our caregivers are committed to exceptional senior home care, and often, that means specialized training. Many of our team members have education in specific health needs, such as Alzheimer’s, dementia, and limited mobility. When you speak with our team, make sure to note any unique needs your loved one may have.
Contact Us Today to Learn More
Do you still have questions about in-home senior care? Perhaps you’d like to set up an interview with a member of our team. Whatever the case may be, we would love to speak with you. Enriched Life Home Care Services is an excellent choice for seniors in Wayne, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Monroe counties who want to retain much of their independence and safely age in place. Get in touch with us today for more information.