Non Medical Home Care
Abcor Home Health, Inc. is licensed in Illinois as a Home Service Agency which provides non-medical caregivers, homemakers (“come & go” or “live-in”) and Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) services that are intended to support our clients with their daily living activities. These daily activities include, but are not limited to: personal care, medication reminders, housekeeping services, laundry, cooking, shopping, assistance in getting to and from appointments, maintenance of household records, and companionship.
Abcor Home Health, Inc. is licensed in Illinois as a Home Placement Agency for caregivers & other types of long term elder care. Abcor provides a few different types of non-medical home care.
Live-in Caregivers: In-home care providers are at the client’s residence 24 hours a day providing services. The reimbursement for live-in caregivers is based on the daily rate for elder care.
Come & Go Caregivers: In-home care providers work hourly. The reimbursement for come and go caregivers is based on the hourly rate for elder care.
Respite Care: If a client’s primary caregiver needs to take a temporary break, Abcor Home Health, Inc. can provide a highly qualified temporary substitute to provide the home care required according to the needs of the client or the plan of care established by the client’s physician.
Hospice Care: Abcor also provides elder care services to relieve clients’ physical and emotional discomforts in their home in the event of a terminal illness. A terminally ill person has a life expectancy of six months or less.
At Abcor Home Health, Inc. anyone who is interested in receiving elder care and/or non-medical home care services from qualified caregivers can voluntarily enroll in the home care services program. Home care services help clients maintain a normal home life and gives them more freedom whether he/she has a short term or long term need. It is most beneficial for and typically used by elderly people who want to stay independent of government aid, assisted living facilities, and the help of family members.
Abcor Home Health, Inc. provides an array of caregiver / homemaker and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) services for short or long term elder care:
Home Care Services provided include but are not limited to:
- Bathing visits
- Help with morning wake-up
- Help with going to sleep at night
- Memory care (for individuals with Dementia or Alzheimer’s)
- Meal preparation
- Monitoring of diet and feeding
- Medication reminders
- Maintaining continence (toilet / bathroom assistance)
- Assistance with ambulation
- Stimulation of mental awareness
- Light housekeeping
- Assistance with grocery list preparation
- Escorting to shopping and errands
- Escorting to religious services
- Reminding about and escorting to appointments
- Picking up medications
- Dropping off / picking up dry cleaning
- Changing linens
- Laundry and ironing
- Taking out garbage
Caregiver / Homemaker / Non-Medical Home Care:
Sometimes called custodial care, our home care givers help clients with activities of daily living or ADLs. ADLs include bathing, eating, dressing, using the bathroom, and transferring. Personal care is less involved than skilled nursing care, and thus may also be given in a home setting. Abcor Home Health, Inc. provides homemaker services for personal care, household duties, and activities of daily living. The personal care provided by the agency is only performed by quality professionals who are fully trained and supervised.