Delivering a standard of care beyond excellence! This is our purpose driven mission when administering home health care services to individuals in the community.
Available 24hrs/7 days
Alert Caring Hands mission is to provide the best quality of care to our patients with maximum independence in the comfort of their own home. Alert Caring Hands Home Care will respond immediately to your needs with compassion, integrity and dignity. We will provide professional, reliable and trustworthy home care, whether for yourself or a loved one.
Professional, courteous, friendly and caring staff
Our relationship with you and your happiness with how you’re treated while under our care is vitally important to us because we realize you have a wide range of choices when it comes to selecting your home care professionals. We endeavor to be your first choice when selecting full time professional home health care services.
At Alert Caring Hands home services, our Registered Nurse will provide patients with treatment and education regarding health care issues that are designed to help patients achieve independence in their activities of daily living. Responsibilities of a home care RN include observing, assessing, and recording patient symptoms, reactions, and progress. Our RN is responsible for supervising our Certified Home Health Aides as well as customizing a care plan that is designed to meet the individual’s need. Because of the independent nature of the position, most home care agencies prefer that Registered Nurse (RN) staff have at least one-year of medical/surgical experience. The rules and regulations that govern what a certified home health aide can and can’t do exist primarily to protect the patient and family. At Alert Caring Hands, we adhere to the rules to ensure your family’s safety.
A registered dietitian is a food and nutrition expert who has met the minimum academic and professional requirements to qualify for the credential “RD.” Our registered dietitian will provide nutrition assessment, consultation and nutrition counseling. We can meet your needs and help your love one maintain a proper diet.
Certified Home Health Aides
Certified home health aides assist with hands-on personal care needs and activities of daily living. In addition to caring for patients with acute illness, chronic conditions or disabilities, our certified home health aides help provide a simplified transition to or from skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. An important part of the care team, our home health aides work very closely with the patient’s registered nurse or therapist and quickly communicate problems and concerns.
Certified Home Health Aide Visits
When it comes to needing care 24/7, the first thing you have to do is define exactly what level of care you need. Does your family need a home health aide to monitor them all day and all night, or do you need a home health aide for your loved one only when they are awake? We work with you to make sure your needs are met according to your families specific requirements.
Medication routines can be complicated. If you find that yours is difficult to understand, talk with your doctor. There may be changes you can make so that remembering to take your medications isn’t such a challenge. If the patient still has issues, we can help your love one talk to your doctor and then remind your love one to stay on schedule.
Bathing/ Toileting/ Personal
As we age our bodies change and sometimes we need assistance with our daily necessities. We understand the challenges families encounter during this time of change. All of our certified home health aides have experience assisting families with personal care, hygiene and bathing assistance and have respect for your loved ones dignity. Not all of our Clients ask for assistance with personal care, however you can be assured that if you do want occasional assistance, Alert Caring Hands certified home health aides are confident in their abilities.
Elderly hygiene is an issue that many caregivers have to deal with. Some elderly parents refuse to take a shower or bathe, change their clothes, brush their teeth or clean their house. For many elders, depending on others to help them with hygiene is embarrassing and indicates that they are losing independence. Alert Caring Hands Assistants are familiar and sensitive to these situations and will help make your love one comfortable with new and changing hygienic routines.
Next to eating well and exercising, maintaining a healthy complexion is one of the key ways to helping a senior family member feel better about themselves. Taking care of your skin doesn’t have to be an expensive or time-consuming endeavor when we are there to help you survive and thrive in today’s environment.
If the loved one in your care struggles with getting dressed and undressed due to a medical complication or aging, our certified home health aides are there to assist in activities of daily living. Our certified home health aides to reduce the coordination and reach required to independently put on and take off clothing and shoes when necessary.
Meal Preparation & Feeding
Our Personal Care Attendants are committed to ensuring your comfort and care, and will assist you with many of your activities of daily living. Part of this commitment to in-home senior care includes nutritious meal preparations and feeding. Our skilled Alert Caring Hands certified home health aides will assist you with preparing and providing nutritious meals, as well as with your feeding needs.
Laundry & Light Housekeeping
Alert Caring Hands is committed to maintaining a safe and clean home for our clients. The positive impact of a cheerful, clean and organized environment upon mood and attitude is well-documented. Seniors dealing with health challenges deserve a home atmosphere supportive of emotional and physical needs. Alert Caring Hands caregivers provide regular light housekeeping activities.
Ambulation– Transfers/ Positioning
Using the principles of body mechanics, our Alert Caring Hands Home Care Services professionals assist our patients with standing, walking, positioning and transfers — and we teach patients and their loved ones to do it properly so there is no accidental injury to the caregiver or patient.