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Specialty Care

Home Care for the 21st Century prides itself on personalized diagnostic based care. This means that our care staff have been trained and competency tested on specific diagnoses to better understand the disease process, as well as red flags that may arise. Home Care for the 21st Century practices a proactive healthcare approach rather than reactive which promotes better outcomes and patient satisfaction. Home Care for the 21st Century strives to best match both diagnosis training and social compatibility to find the best caregiver for your loved one.

Here are some of the diagnosis specific training your designated caregiver may have received:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Dementia with Lewy bodies
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

Transportation & Errands

Traveling can be difficult, even when we are young. For seniors recovering from illness, surgery, or with chronic health issues, it is even more taxing. For them, travel might seem impossible. Home Care for the 21st Century has made it easier. Your personal travel assistant can help you prepare for any appointments, accompany you to the doctor’s office to listen and provide feedback to family members, assist with any errands, traveling destinations or special events. Need assistance transferring in and out of the vehicle? Our certified nursing assistants are trained on proper transfer techniques to make sure you are safe. Home Care for the 21st Century is here to meet your transportation needs.
Home Care for the 21st Century can provide transportation services, accompanied by a trained caregiver, to safely drive you to and from:
  • Doctor or therapy appointments, including any personal assistance throughout the trip
  • Hospital or rehab facility
  • Prescription pick-up, grocery shopping, and other errands
  • Visits with friends, relatives, social and religious functions, monumental or entertainment events
Our caregivers can transport you in their vehicle or your own vehicle (conditions may apply). We will assist you to the vehicle and accompany you during your trip, with your safety as our first priority. When your trip is complete, we will assist in getting you settled back in the comforts of your home.

Pet Care

Pets are amazing companions at any age, but there comes a time that it can be more difficult to take care of your pet. Home Care for the 21st Century can provide stress free care for your precious pets, in your own home. We give them personalized love, attention and exercise and look after their safety and well-being, while ensuring the welfare and security of our clients. In addition to companionship, pets give seniors a responsibility and a purpose. Simply having to give a cat some water or take a dog outside can fill a senior's life and help them feel useful.

Pets make a home feel safer, providing seniors with a sense of security. In addition, seniors who own pets often experience numerous health benefits, including the following:
  • Boost immune system
  • Help overcome depression, anxiety, or loneliness
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Help fighting allergens
  • Decrease stress
  • Increased physical activity
Did You Know?
  • 40 to 70 percent of family caregivers have clinical symptoms of depression?
  • 10 percent of family caregivers report that caregiving has caused their physical health to deteriorate.
  • On average, family caregivers spend at least 20 hours a week caring for their loved one and in 13 percent of cases, they spend over 40 hours providing direct care.
  • 60 percent of family caregivers remain employed.
  • Number of hospitalizations decreases as the number of days of respite care increases.

Respite Care

Respite care provides temporary relief for a primary caregiver, enabling you to take a much-needed break from the demands of caregiving a sick, aging, or disabled family member. It can be arranged for just an afternoon or for several days or weeks. Care can be provided at home, in a healthcare facility, or at an adult day center. In addition to offering a break for the caregiver, respite care can also help the senior by letting him or her interact with someone other than the primary caregiver in a safe and supportive environment. Respite caregivers can help the senior complete daily activities like housework or cooking, personal hygiene, mental stimulation or just offer companionship.
By taking time to look after your own needs, including health, exercise and social interaction, you can ensure that you’re able to look after your loved one to the best of your ability and give the person the care that is needed. It is perfectly normal to feel frustrated or burnt out, and respite care can be a great way to step away from these feelings and recharge. Respite care can also help with your loved one’s health.Home Care for the 21st Century respite home care services provide temporary support whenever and however you need it., You can request temporary help for as much, or as little, time as you need there is no minimum requirement. As a result, you’ll have time to recuperate, run errands, or even just go have fun. Not only will your emotional health benefit from respite care assistance, but your overall relationship with your elderly or disabled loved one can improve as well.

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