Meal prep, medication reminders, laundry, assistance with bathing, dressing, hygiene and much more
By Judy Robinson, RN/owner
As a registered nurse with 30 years of case management experience in Home Care, Hospice and Skilled Nursing, I am aware that there is a “glitch” in caregiver services offered in our community.
For those with chronic illness such as congestive heart failure, COPD, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s/Dementia and other diseases, assessment and early intervention can prevent frequent trips to the ER and hospitalization.
Sometimes an individual simply requires a medication adjustment, i.e., increase dosage of a diuretic to prevent fluid in the lungs. In the case of Alzheimer’s/Dementia, simply maintaining an accurate intake and output record can prevent dehydration and constipation. These are just two examples of why it is important to enlist a caregiver who has some medical insight and is able to act as a liaison between the chronically ill and their physician.
There are many fine caregivers but most lack even basic medical training. Some are not registered with the state of California, which requires a background check and has been the law since 2016. My fee is reasonable and competitive with those who have little or no formal training, and is less than an agency.
Professional In-Home Assistance offers personalized assistance to help people remain as independent as possible in their home.
Services include: meal prep, medication reminders, laundry, assistance with bathing and dressing, hygiene, errands/shopping, light housekeeping, companionship and even pet care. Yes, I walk dogs and change kitty litter at no extra charge.
You or your loved one will be treated with the utmost respect. You will never be addressed as “honey,” “dear” or “sweetie.”
Email email@example.com or call (323) 401-0571. Available Monday-Friday, 7am-5pm, weekends 7am-3pm. Free home safety evaluation at time of interview on request.