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Defining Non-Medical Home Care

Non-medical home care focuses on helping loved ones with daily activities, while at the same time creating a safe and healthy environment.  You or your family members may need help getting the day started with assistance showering, preparing breakfast, and remembering medications.  Likewise, help before bedtime, or even overnight, can be an important safety net for loved ones at home who are often more apprehensive at night. 

One of the most important needs of anyone who lives alone is that of companionship.  Everyone needs one-on-one contact and conversation to help keep their minds alert.  People thrive with a companion that participates with them in activities such as gardening, attending a concert or going to the grocery.

Typical Non-Medical Care Services & Activities

  • Eating
  • Continence
  • Errands
  • Dressing
  • Companionship
  • Shopping
  • Bathing
  • Meal preparation
  • Transportation
  • Toileting
  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Transferring
  • Medication reminders
  • Hobbies
  • Apply makeup
  • Assist with walking (ambulatory)
  • Turn position in bed (bedridden)
  • Home exercises
  • Shaving
  • Brush/comb hair