Seniorcare FAQs for seniors and families in Las Vegas and the surrounding areas
What is home care? How is it different from home healthcare?
Home care is care provided for a client in their home. It can include any number of services ranging from personal care, meal preparation and medication reminders to companionship and transportation. It does not include medical services. On the other hand, home healthcare consists of only medical services like physical therapy.
What services does Comfort Keepers® provide?
Comfort Keepers offers various seniorcare services that are designed to boost senior independence at home. We can provide assistance with personal hygiene, mobility assistance, meal planning and preparation, running errands, transportation, and more. We also provide specialized services like dementia care, end of life care, and transitioning home from a hospital.
How are Comfort Keepers® selected?
At Comfort Keepers, we utilize a strict selection process. We check each candidate’s background and references and conduct a series of interviews to determine if they are the right match for us. Those individuals that pass our screening process are invited to join our seniorcare team in Las Vegas, NV. All our care providers are bonded, insured, and covered by Workers’ Compensation insurance.
How much does home care cost?
The cost of seniorcare depends on many factors, including the type of care provided and the frequency of visits. All our care plans are personalized, so for a precise estimate regarding the cost of care, please contact our office and schedule your free in-home consultation.
Are services available 24 hours, 7 days a week?
Yes, our in home care services are available 24/7/365 in Las Vegas, Southern Highlands, NV and the surrounding area.
Do you provide services to those in nursing homes or assisted living communities?
Yes. If a senior feels that the care they are receiving at a nursing home or assisted living facility is not enough for them to lead a quality life, we can provide them with the support they need.
Is there a written plan of care for each client? Can it be modified?
Yes, each client gets a unique plan of care with an established schedule of care and other important information regarding communication and monitoring. All care plans can be modified at any time and we additionally review them a couple of times a year to make sure our clients are satisfied with the seniorcare services provided.
What if my caregiver is sick or on vacation?
When a caregiver is sick or on vacation, we provide adequate replacements. Our team consists of professionals trained to provide all the care solutions we offer, so we will have no problems finding a compatible replacement to assist you in case your chosen care provider is unavailable.
What are ADLs and IADLs?
ADLs or activities of daily living are basic tasks needed for functioning like bathing, eating, and toileting. IADLs or instrumental activities of daily living are more complex tasks like housekeeping, running errands, transportation, and others.