Care Assistant / Care Aide

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In-Home Live-In Care With FCP Live-In Care Assistant / Care Aide

In-Home Live-In Care With FCP Live-In Care Assistant / Care Aide Within the Security and Comforts of HomeA Care Assistant or Care Aide is a trained caregiver who provides non-medical assistance to patients right in the comfort of their own homes. They provide a wide range of services, assisting the patient with many of their day-to-day activities around the home, also known as activities of daily living (ADLs), and in the community to people who need help due to old age, disability, or illness. 

  • Personal care: bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and incontinence care
  • Mobility assistance: helping people move around, get in and out of bed or a wheelchair, and go for walks
  • Meal preparation and assistance: assisting people to eat and drink and providing snacks and drinks
  • Medication administration: giving medications as prescribed by a doctor
  • Housekeeping: cleaning, laundry, and shopping
  • Companionship and emotional support: Providing emotional support and companionship to people who are lonely or isolated

Who are FCP Live-In Care Assistants?

Our Care Assistants help you or your loved one with various daily tasks, including basic hygiene, housekeeping, cooking, eating, errands, and more. Our goal is to provide you with the most appropriate caregiver based on your personal preferences. You or your loved one will always be taken care of because we handle everything to provide for all your care needs.

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What services do Care Assistants provide?

Assisting patients in living a fulfilling and meaningful life is one of the things that our Care Assistants do. Our Care Assistants work with physically disabled and elderly patients as their personal care assistants and social companions. They will help them get in and out of bed, assist with getting dressed, bathing, grooming, meal preparation, running light errands, shopping, bringing in the mail, and much more. Below is a list of many responsibilities our caregivers assist our patients with.

Personal Assistance

  • Personal hygiene
  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Feeding
  • Toileting
  • Shopping
  • Laundry
  • Exercise
  • Medication reminders
  • Escort to appointments
  • Run errands as needed
  • Accompany medical appointments

Home Chores

  • Washing dishes
  • Cleaning the house
  • Emptying the trash
  • Grocery shopping
  • Taking care of any pets
  • Watering the plants
  • Preparing food

Companionship

  • Converse with the patient
  • Read to the patient
  • Help the patient with their hobbies
  • Monitor diet and exercise
  • Remind to take medication
  • Help communication with others
  • Play games
  • Organizing incoming and outgoing mail
  • Assist in exercises

We understand losing some of life’s basic functionalities can be challenging. We also understand that asking for or accepting help can be difficult. We, therefore, assure our clients that all our Care Assistants are trained to provide the highest level of care while remaining sensitive to the needs and feelings of our patients. We ensure that our caregivers provide the best possible care by running frequent evaluations on all our staff.

When Should You Hire an FCP Live-In Care Assistant to Care for Your Loved One?

Ensuring the best possible care is essential when caring for our loved ones. Whether it is due to age, illness, or disability, many individuals require assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, and grooming. While family members and friends may offer their help, they may not always be available to provide the required level of care the individual needs. That is where a hired personal care assistant comes in.

An FCP Live-In Care Assistant is trained to assist with various activities, including personal hygiene, mobility, and household tasks, and are knowledgeable about multiple caregiving techniques and the latest tools and equipment used in the industry.

At FCP Live-In, we understand the quality of care our care assistants provide will directly impact the quality of life of the individual receiving care. We know it is vital to consider the individual’s needs and preferences, and it is essential to understand their medical history, lifestyle, and any special requirements they may have. 

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Advantages of Hiring a Personal Care Assistant

There are several advantages to hiring a personal care assistant for your loved one, including:

Increased Safety

Our care assistants are trained to provide care safely and effectively. They know the proper techniques for transferring your loved one and how to use equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, and bed rails. This helps reduce the risk of accidents and injuries and ensures your loved one receives the necessary care they need. They are also aware of fall risks and are attentive to fall prevention.

Improved Quality of Life

Our care assistants are dedicated to improving the quality of life for the individuals they care for. They help with activities such as bathing, dressing, and grooming, which can be difficult or impossible for some individuals to do independently. This can significantly improve you or your loved ones’ overall well-being and sense of independence. Taking on a new challenge or task with the help of an FCP Live-In Care Assistant can help boost self-confidence and provide a sense of accomplishment. It can also help to increase motivation and productivity, as well as provide a sense of purpose.

More Free Time for Family Members

Hiring an FCP Live-In care assistant can give family members more free time to spend on other activities with their loved ones. This can help reduce stress, prevent burnout, and allow family members to focus on other essential tasks for their loved ones. Family members caring for loved ones should take regular breaks from work and other responsibilities, as they can benefit both physical and mental health. While our care assistant cares for your loved one, family members can reduce their stress levels and prevent burnout, knowing their loved one is professionally cared for.

Peace of Mind

Knowing that your loved one receives the best care possible can bring peace of mind to family members. When you hire an FCP Live-In care assistant who is experienced in providing care, they can often handle any unexpected situations that may arise. They have the knowledge and skills to assess the situation and take the necessary steps to ensure the safety of the ones in their care. They can recognize any signs of distress, take the appropriate action to address them, and quickly and decisively manage a situation and keep everyone safe. 

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About FCP Live-In And Our Cancer Care Services

We have provided the ultimate solution for assisted Cancer Care services since 1997. Our live-in Cancer Care services agency is committed to providing a unique and customized In-Home Cancer Care services approach to senior care with the goal of a lifestyle that provides enjoyment for the one in care and families with peace of mind.

FCP Live-In is a Live-In Home Care company with over two decades of experience specializing in elderly care needs within the home. Our live-in caregiver staff provides an insurance policy of safe and supportive care, along with a 24/7 professional support system that is there for the client and the live-in caregiver at all times.

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