Frequently Asked Questions About Care at Home in Greenville and Taylors, SC
Comfort Keepers answers your questions about our care at home services in Greenville, Taylors, Simpsonville, and the surrounding areas of South Carolina
What is home care? How is it different from home health care?
Home care includes only non-medical services provided in the client's home. Home health care, on the other hand, can also consist of medical services like physical therapy,
What types of care are offered by Comfort Keepers?
When it comes to Comfort Keepers care at home, you can expect a wide array of services like in-home care, transitioning care, respite care, dementia and Alzheimer's care, and end-of-life care. We can also provide our clients with interactive caregiving, our unique model of care at home designed to engage seniors in their own program.
What are some services offered by Comfort Keepers?
Our care at home plans most commonly include some iteration of light housekeeping, meal preparation, companionship, assistance with personal care, and incidental transportation. Our services are fully customizable, so you can modify them to meet the specific needs and demands of your parent or relative.
How are Comfort Keepers selected?
Comfort Keepers has a very detailed screening process for its potential caregivers, which covers their backgrounds and checks their references. Our second step includes a personal interview with prospective caregivers. Finally, we invite the most successful candidates to join our team. All new employees have to go through a rigorous training circuit in order to gain the necessary skills to provide optimal care to our clients. They all have reliable vehicles and valid driver's licenses as well.
How much does home care cost?
It is almost impossible to predict the final price of our care at home since it hinges on so many different variables. You can always contact our office for detailed information on our standing rates. Our care representatives will also inform you of potential financing options we can offer at the moment.
Are care services available 24/7?
Yes, our services are available 24/7/365.
Does Comfort Keepers offer services to seniors living in nursing homes or assisted living communities?
Yes, seniors in nursing homes or assisted living communities can also receive our services.
Do you develop personalized care plans? Can they be modified?
Our care at home programs are fully personalized and you can customize them infinitely until you reach a proper fit for your parent or relative. You can account for their health, personal preferences, living conditions, and a multitude of other factors. Once your loved one’s personalized plan is set in motion, we can modify it at any given moment. We also review our personalized care programs every six months and make necessary adjustments if needed.
Can I choose my caregiver?
Comfort Keepers aims to find the perfect caregiving match for all of its clients using mutual interests and personality traits as references. Client satisfaction is our number one concern, so we will be more than happy to find a more appropriate caregiver if you are not satisfied with our original choice.
What if my caregiver is sick or on vacation?
Comfort Keepers operates with many skilled and caring caregivers, so we are more than equipped to provide an equally skilled replacement if your original caregiver needs to spend some time off work.
What are ADLs and IADLs?
Activities of daily living (ADLs) comprise regular daily activities like toileting and bathing. Instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) include light housekeeping, meal preparation, grocery shopping, transportation, and many more.
If you have other questions about senior home care services available in Greenville, Simpsonville, Taylors, Greer, and the surrounding areas of South Carolina, please contact our office online today or give us a call at (864) 641-4274. Our staff of care coordinators is happy to assist you in finding the best care solution for your loved one.