Personal Care in the Comfort of Home

When you’re looking for support that will help your loved one stay safe and independent at home, personal care may be the answer. Our in-home care agencies offer a wide range of home care services, from home health aides and companionship to household chores and respite care for families.­ You have the flexibility to choose the services you need, for just the right amount of time – whether that’s a few hours a week or around-the-clock care.

Call our home care agency today at (800) 281-0878 to find out how personal care could help you. With Amedisys, you’ll be treated with the utmost respect, personalized attention and compassion at all times.                                             

Who Can Home Care Help?

Also called private duty care, home care is available to anyone who needs help at home. We provide care for people with a wide variety of needs, including:

  • Senior home care – Care for elderly individuals who live alone or need additional support with activities of daily living
  • Disability care – In-home care for adults with physical, intellectual or developmental disabilities or impairments
  • Rehabilitative care – At-home care for people recovering after a stroke, fall, surgery, injury, illness or other health issue
  • Dementia care* – Specialized care for adults with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias
  • Mental health care* – Support from a caregiver who is specially trained in helping people with depression, anxiety and other mental health disorders
  • Dialysis care* – Support from a caregiver with specialized training in caring for people who receive dialysis at home or in a facility
  • Family caregivers – Respite care for loved ones who need a break from caregiving

*Available only in certain locations.

 

Home Care Assistance Wherever You Call Home

You can receive our personal care services anywhere you call home. This includes a private residence, assisted living facility, nursing home and other settings.

We currently offer home care assistance in Massachusetts; Jacksonville, Florida; and Knoxville, Tennessee. If you need care at home outside these areas, we’re part of a nationwide network of caregiver agencies and would be happy to provide referrals to reputable elder care agencies near you.

What You Can Expect From Personal Care

Initial Assessment

If your loved one might benefit from personal home care, call us for a complimentary assessment. During this initial meeting, we’ll get to know your loved one’s preferences, health concerns, home routines and schedule. This helps us create a personalized care plan built around your loved one’s needs and budget. We’ll also get connected with your loved one’s healthcare providers so we’re aligned on their medical directives.

Personalized Care Plan

Once we learn more about you, we’ll identify in-home services that can bring greater safety, enjoyment and peace to your family. Then we’ll pair your loved one with a caregiver who has the skills to help you achieve your goals. Our personal care providers are experienced, caring and dedicated, with a heart for caregiving. We form special bonds with each client, often becoming like an extended family.

Ongoing Communication

While providing personal home care, we stay in close contact with you. As your family’s needs change over time, we’ll adjust your in-home care services so your loved one gets the right care at the right time.

Paying for Home Care

Our personal care agencies work with families with a wide range of budgets. We accept long-term care insurance, some private health insurance, worker’s compensation insurance and payment through area Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs). Some clients pay for elder care privately, out of pocket.

Through flexible scheduling and tailored care plans, personal care can be cost-effective for many families. Call us at (800) 281-0878 for a cost estimate and to talk through your in-home care options.

Why Choose Amedisys for Your Personal Care Needs?

High-Quality Care From Caregivers You Can Trust

Our personal care providers are the heart of what we do. We hand-select them for their experience, compassion and genuine care for our clients. All of our home care professionals are direct employees, not contractors. This means they’re fully bonded and insured and accountable to us for a job well-done. Thorough screenings and ongoing training give families peace of mind that their loved one is receiving safe, high-quality home care.

A Trusted Industry Leader

Amedisys is one of the nation’s largest and most trusted home care agencies. We’ve provided reliable, affordable home care since 1991.

Flexible Care Plans

With Amedisys, you’re in control of your care. We believe home care should fit seamlessly into your life, so we create personalized care plans that adjust to your loved one’s needs and schedule. Whether your family member needs hourly services, overnight care, a live-in caregiver or 24-hour care, we’ll connect you with a caregiver you can count on to be there when you need them. If your needs change, you can increase or decrease services as needed.

Specially Trained Caregivers for Specialized Needs

Certain health conditions require specialized care. As part of our commitment to personalized care, we formally train our caregivers to support clients with:

  • Alzheimer’s disease/dementia
  • Mental health disorders
  • Kidney disease requiring dialysis support

24/7 Availability

Reaching us is easy. We’re here as a resource for you 24/7, including evenings, holidays and weekends.

Smooth Transitions

We are part of a large in-home care agency that offers a full continuum of services. If your loved one is interested in and eligible for services covered by Medicare, such as home health or hospice, we will collaborate for a smooth transition of care.

You Are Not Alone

If you or your loved one is worried about losing independence or everyday tasks are getting more difficult, we can help. Our mission is to help our clients live on their terms. At the same time, we’ll give you the support you need to know your loved one is in good hands. Call our home health aide agencies at (800) 281-0878 to learn more about your options for private home care.

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