Personal Support Worker

Personal Support Worker

Personal Support Workers assist with Activities of Daily Living (A.D.L.). They include assistance with hygiene, grooming, dressing, and toileting. Personal Support Workers also assist with routine instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) such as managing finances and medication.
Managing everyday tasks can be challenging and overwhelming for people with health-related issues caused by the aging process, illness, or injury. However, having support and care can be an affordable solution that enables individuals to stay in their homes comfortably and safely.
With our in-home care services, your loved one will receive a customized care regimen that considers those needs and their environment. Some of these special care situations include:

  • Personal hygiene
    Bathing, grooming, oral, nail, and hair care.

  • Continence management
    A person’s mental and physical ability to effectively use the bathroom.

  • Dressing
    A person’s ability to select and wear the proper clothes for different occasions.

  • Feeding
    Whether a person can feed themselves or needs assistance.

  • Ambulating
    The extent of a person’s ability to change from one position to the other and to walk independently.

  • Companionship and mental support
    This is fundamental and much-needed IADL for daily living, and it reflects on the help needed to keep a person in a positive frame of mind.

  • Managing medications.
    Help may be needed to get prescriptions filled, keep medications up to date, and take meds on time.

  • Communicating with others
    Managing the household’s phones and mail and making the home hospitable and welcoming for visitors generally.

  • Managing finances
    Assisting in managing bank balances, checkbooks and paying bills on time.

Providing overall care for individuals with the following medical conditions:

  • Mild Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
  • Diabetes Care
  • Cancer Care and Recovery
  • Hospice/Palliative Care Support
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Heart Disease
  • Assistance with medication
  • Post-partum care