We will work with you to create a customized plan of care and manage it every step of the way. Our experienced team of care management specialists and friendly companions are there to ensure the highest quality of care is consistently provided. Our caregiver schedules are flexible and are available to provide care whenever and wherever it’s needed, while our clients receive the assistance they need to continue to enjoy their regular activities.
Our line of personal care services helps you or your loved one with non-medical care needs such as assistance with bathing/showering, grooming, incontinence care, dressing, mobility assistance, medication reminders, meal preparation and planning and more. Our care managers will be periodically conducting re-assessments to ensure that you are getting the care you need and deserve.
Our companion care services offer assistance with daily living activities and provide the companionship, social interaction and engagement with things you enjoy helping to decrease feelings of depression and isolation. Whether you need someone to escort you running errands, going to the doctor, or someone to help with activities of daily living, North Star will have you covered.
Our caregivers can assist with laundry, ironing, changing bed linens, dusting vacuuming, cleaning kitchen counters, appliances and floor, cleaning out the refrigerator, cleaning bathrooms, closet/cupboard organization and more. Planning your meals and cooking foods that will nurture both body and soul is what our caregivers can do. Eating well-balanced meals promotes a healthier you and we will consult with you to find out your dietary needs and wants. At your request, our caregivers can also monitor your diet and eating routine to ensure your meals are in line with your dietary needs.
Do you find yourself worrying about whether or not your loved one has all of their medications, is taking them as prescribed, or having difficulty taking off of work to take them to all of their doctors’ appointments?
Call to inquire about how North Star’s RN Care Navigation Services can promote peace of mind and allow for more time to do the things you enjoy with your loved one which can enhance their quality of life.
North Star Home Care offers care navigation services by our registered nurses who can assist with medication management, scheduling doctors’ appointments and transportation, escort services to appointments, and patient and family education on any related disease processes so that you may have a better understanding of your or your loved one’s health, allowing you time to focus on your loved one and help to make your relationship a more enjoyable and rewarding experience.
Making sure your loved one is safe and healthy is nothing short of a full-time job in addition to your paid full-time job and responsibilities of family. North Star Home Care’s Respite Services give you time away to relax and recharge so that you can return with renewed energy to meet the demands of your family caregiver role.
If you find yourself overwhelmed by the daily grind of caregiving, North Star caregivers are here to provide in-home care your loved one needs so that you can take some time to help relieve the stress of being your loved one’s caregiver.
Together with North Star’s RNs, a comprehensive care plan can be put into place that will cover all of your loved one’s needs, allowing you to take a few hours or even a few weeks away to relieve stress, restore energy and promote much needed balance in your life.
We understand that the quality of care depends on the training and education our caregivers receive. That is why all of our caregivers are experienced and skilled in handling your loved ones’ particular needs. We pride ourselves on hiring people for their compassion, experience, and flexibility. But we know this isn’t all it takes to provide the best care possible. Caregivers also need excellent skills and competency in care and that comes from excellent training.
Why does training matter?
- Trained caregivers provide the highest quality of care to you or your loved one
- Trained caregivers know how to recognize when medical care is needed
- Trained caregivers can help their clients avoid injury around the home