Personal Care Services

Professional & Personal Support

Personal care is a service that helps families ensure that a loved one has a trusted ally at their side during day-to-day life. A care provider is available to meet the client's social needs regularly, coming for occasional short visits or checking in days depending on the Client’s level of need or preference or staying the whole day. Being able to spend a few hours in the company of a pleasant, friendly, and helpful Care Provider can make an enormous difference for Clients. But, just as important, family members can know that their loved one is not lonely between family visits.

What Do Personal Caregivers Do?

Personal and Home Care Aides provide housekeeping and routine personal care services. They clean the patient's house, do laundry, change bed linens, shop for food, and cook meals. In addition, aides may drive the client to doctor's or other appointments, help them bathe, get dressed, and eat.

Compassionate & Competent Care Providers

Personal Care Services is a solution that empowers Clients to maintain a rich and meaningful social life at any age. Silver-spring Healthcare Services professional Care Providers can assist by:

  • Maintaining socialization and communication skills through frequent interaction and friendly dialogue
  • Stabilizing during walking by holding a hand or arm in the home or out and about
  • Accompanying Clients to appointments, errands, or events
  • Providing grooming and cosmetic assistance (brushing hair, applying makeup, filing and polishing nails) to improve self-confidence and self-image
  • Performing light household tasks (preparing meals, doing laundry, straightening living areas, etc.) to make the home environment pleasant

Companion Care Can Save A Life

An attentive Companion facilitates communication with family and other Care Providers regarding a Client’s overall health and state of mind. Since the Companion interacts with the Client regularly in everyday settings, they may catch warning signs of potentially serious issues before they become crises. For example, a Caregiver may notice changes in behavior or witness unusual incidents that deserve close attention. These insights can be invaluable in ensuring the highest possible level of proactive care.

Practical, Emotional & Spiritual Support

Our healthcare specialists are aware of the emotional, psychological, and spiritual support needed by patients and families battling advanced illnesses. Our experienced professionals provide:

  • 24/7 access to care
  • Medical social worker to help navigate the medical system
  • Help with transitions
  • Crisis counseling
  • Spiritual care and support
  • Pre-bereavement counseling and ongoing grief support
  • Trained volunteers
  • Some locations offer services, including music therapy, pet therapy, and more.