Senior care services

Homemaker & Companion Care

Fall prevention, Mobility assistance Medication documentation Medication Reminders, Bed-side care. Meal preparation and feeding: We provide grocery shopping list and get groceries as well as run errands, light housekeeping, socializing,

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Personal Care Services

Personal Care Services (PCS) are specialized care for individuals who, because of a physical or developmental disability, cognitive impairment, or chronic health condition, are unable to accomplish tasks that they would ordinarily do for themselves if they were not disabled.

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Transitional Care Services

Transportation to pick your prescriptions, discharge assistance; Escorted transportation to medical visits or to run errands.

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Respite Live-in Care

Supplemental support services, respite for family caregivers to attend to their personal, emotional or spiritual needs.

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Alzheimer’s / Dementia Care

Assist clients with confusion, anger, mood swings, language breakdown and long-term memory loss. Caring for a client with Alzheimer’s disease involves specialized services that differ from other types of senior housing. Memory support, i.e. Games, puzzles and color matching.

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Parkinson’s Care

Assistance in and out of a chair or wheelchair, tub and toilet transfers, getting in and out of the car, ambulation, swallowing, adaptive equipment, eating, medication reminders, action plans, relaxation and much more

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Diabetes

Assist with monitoring glucose levels and encourage good eating choices. Assist with Exercise plans

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What Is Covered?

Covered services include hands-on supplemental help (by a certified aide) with activities of daily living (ADLs). The following five (5) ADLs include (1) Bathing, (2) Dressing, (3) Mobility, (4) Toileting, (5) Eating. When appropriate, personal care services may also include assistance with homemaking (such as cleaning up after a bath, washing towels, etc. after an aide has assisted with bathing) when these services are directly related to the beneficiary’s qualifying ADLs and IADLs.

Beneficiaries requiring personal assistance resulting from a cognitive-related impairment may also receive PCS that include cueing, prompting, guiding, coaching as well as IADL services that may be needed.

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Excluded Services

Personal Care Services do not include the following services:

Skilled nursing services provided by an LPN or RN.
Services provided by other licensed health care professionals.
Yard or home maintenance work.
Money management.
Companion sitting or leisure activities.
Personal care or home management tasks for other non-eligible residents of the household.
Other tasks and services not specified in the recipient’s approved plan of care.

Definitions

*Daily Needs: Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

1. Bathing
2. Dressing
3. Mobility
4.Toileting
5. Eating
Personal Care Aide:
An individual who has a certificate of completion and is trained to provide personal care services.

Personal Care Services: Hands-on assistance, cueing, coaching, and other assistance provided by a certified aide that assists individuals to perform ADLs, IADLs, and related activities

Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs):
Light housekeeping tasks directly related to the approved ADL assistance as approved by the Independent Assessment Entity and as specified on the beneficiary’s plan of care, such as cleaning up after a bath or meal.

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Virginia Kares Home Care Services LLC

Virginia Kares Home Care Services LLC