Compassionate, Customizable Home Care Services in Atlanta
At Griswold Home Care for Atlanta, we understand that no two clients are the same.
Your loved one has their own unique set of needs, which is why we always
customize our care services to perfectly accommodate what you're looking
for. Whether it's a few hours a few days a week, or several hours every
day, you can count on us to always be there for you.
We proudly support the Jean Griswold Foundation. This non-profit organization
advocates for those in need by providing grants to programs and organizations
that support lower-income seniors and adults with disabilities.
Our home care company was founded on the values of care and compassion,
and they are ever-present in the care we provide today.
Reach out to our Atlanta office to schedule your free in-home care consultation today.
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What is home care?
Home care includes a wide range of services commonly referred to as Activities
of Daily Living (ADL) or Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL).
ADLs include assisting with dressing, bathing, toileting, continence care,
feeding, and transfers. ADLs generally require a caregiver to physically
engage with a client. IADLs include light housekeeping, meal preparation,
companionship, transportation, etc.
Home care can be useful for people who are convalescing after an illness
or injury, dealing with any number of health conditions, suffering from
memory loss or cognitive impairment or those suffering from a lack of mobility.
Home care services can be provided on a short-term or long-term basis,
depending on a client’s needs. The main aim of home care is to help
people to remain independent and safe in their homes and give their loved
ones peace of mind knowing they are well-cared for.
What does a home care provider do?
Home care providers offer in-home assistance to individuals who need help
with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, and eating.
They may also provide light housekeeping services, transportation, and
companionship. In some cases, home care providers may also be responsible
for providing medication reminders and support to clients with chronic
health issues or disabilities. Their goal is to help clients live as independently
as possible while remaining in their own homes.
What are the benefits of home care?
- Home care can offer many benefits for clients and their families, including:
- Safety at home in a familiar environment, close to friends and loved ones
- Assistance with day-to-day tasks that are beginning to be difficult, including
showers, meal preparation, laundry, etc.
- Relief for family caregivers, preserving their ability to provide care
in the future
- Enabling children and grandchildren to continue to work or take care of
their own families without feeling guilty of neglecting their loved ones in need
- Ensuring clients are getting proper nutrition and hydration
- Reminding clients to take their medicine on a timely basis
- On-going support for chronic conditions – keeping them out of the
hospital, or making sure they don’t return quickly upon discharge