Touching Hearts at Home
The Heart of Home Care
Non-Medical Agency Rate: $ 29/hr
Touching Hearts at Home of NYC is often referred to as “the next best thing to family and friends” due to busy schedules and long distances between family members and their loved ones. People need people, and our caring staff can help provide the fulfillment of a caring community where there otherwise may not be one. We can also help supplement care in places where needed.
Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. Eating well balanced meals, regardless of age and physical ability, promotes healthy weight, improves mood, combats diseases, boosts energy, and improves longevity! Touching Hearts at Home is able to work in your kitchen as best fits your needs.
Is Companion Care Right for You?
From just a few hours up to 24 hours, 7 days a week, companionship services can make all the difference in the world as one ages. Families who care for their elders are often busy supporting several generations. Adult children with aging parents often are busy with school aged children. Having a senior companion as part of the family care team helps maintain balance and quality of life for all generations.
Help In The Kitchen
We help in the kitchen with all of the following: - Consult on food preferences - Meal planning and preparation - Monitor diet and eating routine when requested - Recipe and ingredient review for shopping list - Going grocery shopping and food organization - Monitor food expiration dates - Clean kitchen and food prep area
Touching Hearts at Home's Professional Caregivers
Professional caregivers with Touching Hearts at Home are employees who are chosen carefully to match the needs of each individual client. Those who join our staff are thoroughly screened, bonded and insured. Training begins at orientation and is on-going so all Carers are skilled in the art of companionship. Education is important for quality companion care. We all age in different ways, with different needs, at different times. Be it a medical condition, disability, or the normal progression of aging, our caregivers are aware of best practices when serving families.
Free Initial Consultation
Our Caregivers make it easy to get started with a complimentary initial consultation. We can get to know each other, we’ll listen carefully to your needs and concerns, we can share the experience of other local families with whom we’ve worked, and we’ll make recommendations for service to help your loved one in the best manner.
Alzheimers, Dementia and Memory Care For Seniors
Our caregivers are trained in dementia friendly practices. Touching Hearts at Home offers support to the individual living with a cognitive disease and support to the family.
Memory Care Techniques
The memory care we offer recognizes that those we serve prefer: Personal choice and control or influence over decisions about their life - Services designed around individual needs and wishes - To feel valued, understood, and safe - To experience a sense of belonging and of being part of family, community and civic life - Positive and patient companionship for Alzheimer’s patients - Prompting and cueing daily routines - Respite for those caring for loved ones with Dementia Transport/Escort to appointments Outings, activities and events appropriate for Alzheimer’s patients - Personal organization help Prevent wandering and unsafe behaviors
Touching Hearts at Home NYC and How to Help Loved Ones With Alzheimer's
To limit challenges and ease frustration our team can assist you and your loved one in the following steps: - Scheduling wisely - Involve the person - Provide choices - Provide simple instructions - Light Housekeeping
Keeping the House In Order
For times when you need assistance with the routines of keeping your house in order, our caregivers can provide the services of a personal assistant to help you or a loved one stay organized. Here are some examples of things we can do to help: Light housekeeping - Washing and arranging dishes - Taking out garbage - Change and wash linens Ironing laundry - Change beds - Dust furniture - Organize and clean closets/cupboards - Sweep and wash floor - Clean kitchen appliances after making meals - Sewing or mending assistance - Care for house plants
Caregivers provide the extra help necessary to keep up with the tasks of daily living. When family and friends can’t be there due to distance and schedules, our Caregivers can.
Being a Caregiver is key to helping seniors maintain quality of life wherever they call home. The role of Caregiver is one of compassion and reliability. Our exceptional Caregiver training program teaches you the fundamentals of home care services and the duties and responsibilities associated with the care we provide. Additional online training is provided through our accredited continuing education program.
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