Frequently Asked Questions about our In Home Care Agency in Reading, PA
Comfort Keepers in home care agency serves Reading, Berks County and the surrounding PA areas with quality senior care. Hear answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
How do I know when my loved one needs help?
There will be signs and often your “gut” will tell you so.
What does Comfort Keepers do?
Comfort Keepers in home care agencies and caregivers are like family when family can’t be there. Caregivers can provide companionship & much-needed socialization. Light housekeeping, grocery shopping, meal preparation, transportation to doctor and hair appointments, bathing, dressing, toileting assistance, incontinence care, and dementia care are additional services available.
What are the minimum services offered?
Services are offered in 3-hour visits. Services up to 24/7 are also available.
How do I know how much care my loved one might need?
Comfort Keepers will help families determine how much help is needed during a complimentary in-home assessment.
Is Comfort Keepers covered by Health Insurance or Medicare?
No. Those with Long Term Care Insurance policies may qualify.
How is Comfort Keepers paid?
Clients are billed weekly for Comfort Keepers in home care agency services.
Are there any programs that pay for Comfort Keepers services?
Yes….maybe! Financial and medical criteria apply.
1. Aging Waiver & Options program through the Berks Co. Office of Aging
2. Aid & Attendance program through the Veterans Affairs office
3. Long Term Care Insurance (for those with an existing policy)
How quickly can Comfort Keepers start?
Possibly tonight! Advance planning is best for non-urgent needs.
How long must we sign up for services?
Until services are no longer needed. 2-week cancellation notice requested.
Who are your caregivers?
Comfort Keepers has professional caregivers who are trained by a registered nurse to help people with all types of assistance, dementia and end-of-life care needs. Caregivers have passed a stringent hiring process with extensive background checks, pre-employment drug screenings, and child clearances. They are trusted, caring, compassionate and reliable individuals.
Comfort Keepers Home Care is proud to serve the following areas of Pennsylvania:
Berks County, Bechtelsville, Bernville, Birdsboro, Blandon, Bowers, Boyertown, Douglasville, Exeter, Fleetwood, Geigertown, Hamburg, Kutztown, Laureldale, Leesport, Limekiln, Lyon Station, Maxatawny, Mertztown, Mohnton, Mohnton, Mohrsville, Morgantown, New Berlinville, Oley, Pine Forge, Reading, Reifton, Robesonia, Shillington, Sinking Spring, St. Peters, Temple, Topton, Virginville, Wernersville, West Lawn, West Reading, Womelsdorf, Wyomissing