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Customized Care Plans for Your Loved Ones

At Griswold Home Care for New Castle County, we understand that every individual has unique needs and preferences when it comes to home care. That's why we offer customized care plans tailored specifically to your loved one's requirements. Our team of compassionate caregivers in Wilmington, DE will work closely with you to assess your loved one's needs and create a personalized care plan that addresses their specific challenges and goals.

Benefits of our customized care plans include:

  • Individualized attention and care
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing needs
  • Peace of mind knowing your loved one is receiving the right level of support
  • Improved quality of life and overall well-being

Whether your loved one requires personal care services, companion care, medication reminders, transportation assistance, respite care, or 24-hour and live-in care, our dedicated team is here to provide compassionate and reliable support.

Contact us today at (302) 416-6758to discuss your loved one's needs and create a customized care plan that meets their unique requirements.

Personal Care Services

Our team of dedicated caregivers provides assistance with personal care activities such as bathing, grooming, dressing, and toileting. We understand that maintaining personal hygiene and appearance is essential for overall well-being and self-esteem.

Companion Care Services

Loneliness and isolation can negatively impact one's mental and emotional health. Our compassionate caregivers offer companionship services, including engaging in conversation, playing games, reading aloud, and accompanying clients to appointments or social events.

Homemaker Services

Keeping a clean and organized living space is crucial for a safe and comfortable environment. Our caregivers help with light housekeeping tasks such as dusting, vacuuming, laundry, and meal preparation. We aim to create a clean and enjoyable home environment for our clients.

Medication Reminders

Managing medications can be challenging, especially for older adults who may have multiple prescriptions. Our caregivers provide reminders and assistance with medication administration, ensuring that medications are taken at the appropriate times and in the correct dosages.

Transportation Assistance

Getting around can become difficult for seniors and individuals with mobility issues. Our caregivers provide transportation assistance, whether it's accompanying clients to medical appointments, running errands, or simply going for a leisurely outing. We prioritize our clients' safety and comfort during transportation.

Respite Care

Caring for a loved one can be physically and emotionally exhausting. Our respite care services allow family caregivers to take a break and recharge. Our caregivers step in to provide temporary care, giving family members the opportunity to rest, tend to personal needs, or take a vacation.

24-Hour and Live-In Care

For clients who require around-the-clock care, we offer 24-hour and live-in care services. Our dedicated caregivers are available day and night to provide continuous support and assistance. This level of care ensures that clients feel safe and supported at all times.

Our team at Griswold Home Care for New Castle County in Wilmington, DE is here to provide compassionate and reliable care for you or your loved one.

If you or your loved one needs any of these home care services, please contact us to discuss your specific needs and to schedule a consultation.

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  • “It was a pleasure to have Alix in my home. Having recently been hospitalized she helped me adjust to being home alone so I could be confident in my ability to care for myself. She helped when needed, stepped back as appropriate and was a cheerful pleasant companion.”
    - Norma Pressman
  • “While I have not had a need for the services of Griswold, I can certainly attest to their dedication to the community. As the director of the Howard Weston Community and Senior Center in New Castle, I have had the opportunity to deal with Griswold on numerous occasions. They have held many presentations on topics of interest to the members of our ...”
    - Vicki Sheraton
  • “Griswold is a great partner and very supportive. Incredibly responsive to referrals. The personal touch goes a long way.”
    - M.O.T. Senior Center
  • “Thanks to this organization for all their support with donating prizes to our annual Wii Bowling Banquet! The seniors get so excited to receive their gifts. Also thanks to the behind the scenes support in the Senior Population.”
    - Janice Schilling
  • “Christie has been a blessing. We have worked with Griswold Home Care for many years. The staff is great and very community oriented. They give back to seniors in their area as often as they can. They are always there to answer questions and/or help in any way they can. I highly recommend Griswold Home Care!”
    - Beverly
  • “As part of the New Castle County Senior Center Wii Bowling Council,, it's always a pleasure working with Christie Moretti. Christie, and Griswold, go above and beyond contributing to the Wii Bowling League. Christie also has immeasurable information concerning seniors and you can always count on her for assistance.”
    - Peggy Covert
  • “Working with Griswold has been a pleasure. They show concern for the seniors and are willing to invest back in them. They have made our Seniors here at ST Anthony's feel like family.”
    - ST. Anthony Senior Center
  • “Anne's help, guidance and support was a blessing to me and my 81 year old father. I called on Christmas Eve and Anne took the time out of her day to explain care to me and what steps I should take going forward. She didn't rush our call and went above and beyond to help. Unfortunately the care my stepmom needs requires a skilled nursing facility, ...”
    - Lisa K
  • “Griswold was highly recommended by a dear friend who required in-home care for her Mom. Now that my Mom requires around the clock care, I’m so thankful for the recommendation. Anne was able to find a care taker on very short notice when everyone else told me it was impossible. I can’t thank Anne and her team enough for their high level of ...”
    - Daniel M.

About Jean Griswold

Our founder, Jean Griswold, was a care professional who became a visionary entrepreneur when she started the first non-medical home care franchise in the United States while running her own home care business.

Jean started at her dining room table in 1982 in suburban Philadelphia. Her husband, Minister and Doctor Lincoln Griswold, informed her that an elderly woman in their parish had died through the complications associated with malnutrition and dehydration because she had no support system to care for her. Jean was deeply saddened by what she felt was an easily preventable tragedy. She was driven to act.

Jean Griswold was an extraordinary leader. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1967 at the age of 36 but continued to work actively in her office until she was 79. She published a book, “Fears of the Elderly” in 2013.

Jean was born in New York City. She received a bachelor’s degree in economics and business from Douglass College and a master’s degree in personnel and guidance from Rutgers University. She received an honorary doctorate from Holy Family University in 2006. From 2003 to 2004 she was Entrepreneur in Residence at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She won numerous awards, including the Spirit of Philadelphia Award, the Working Woman’s 2001 Entrepreneur of the Year honor, and the 2002 MS National Achievement Award of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Jean passed away on January 28th, 2017 at the age of 86. She was an inspirational woman and entrepreneur, and despite her passing, her values live on in Griswold Home Care today.

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