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Companion Care

When age, illness or a surgical procedure leaves you homebound, living alone can become an impossiblity. At Girling Health Care of NY, we offer a comprehensive, around-the-clock companion care for anyone of any age.

Our companions work on a part-time or live-in basis. We offer a wide range of companion care services at home, in a hospital or healthcare facility setting.

In addition, we constantly communicate with the caregiver to make sure they are the right fit for the plan of care.

Our services include:

Companionship

Living alone is not easy. Having someone by your side can make all the difference in the world. Our skilled and compassionate caregivers devote 100 percent of their attention to go above and beyond by truly engaging those in our care.

Our companion services include:

  • Safety supervision
  • Engaging in conversation
  • Socialization
  • Help around the House
  • Cognitive stimulation
  • Monitoring home
  • Participate in crafts
  • Help with entertaining
  • and more...

Meal Preparation

The demands of meal preparation can be can be overwhelming for seniors and or anyone recuperating from a illness/surgery. A Girling Health Care of NY caregiver can help you or a loved one remain at home, while still eating a home cooked meal.

In addition, food shopping and kitchen clean-up will be covered by our caregivers. Our staff will also accommodate any special dietary restrictions and or religious dietary requirements that you or a loved one may have.

Medication Reminders

Our caregivers can provide daily medication reminders as well as monitor medication side effects your loved one may have. In addition, Girling Health Care of NY offers medical dispensers as well as other remote patient monitoring systems.

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Light Housekeeping

When aging, surgery, or recovering from an illness has limited your ability to keep up with household tasks, you may find that you need help to complete even the most basic of household chores.

At Girling Health Care of NY, we offer light housekeeping services which includes vacuuming, dusting, doing dishes, taking out trash, cleaning kitchens and bathrooms, making beds, and organizing and tidying rooms.

Shopping & Errands

When getting older, running the most basic of errands can be very difficult task.

As a loved one, you may worry about mom or dad running out of food or basic household necessities.
Our caregivers can provide assistance with help shopping for groceries, picking up laundry going to the pharmacy to name a few.

24 Hour, Live-In Services

In certain circumstances, a Girling Health Care of NY caregiver will need to stay in a clients home for 24 hours a day, live-in care. In this case, we typically provide you with our most experienced caregivers.

There are two types of live-in services:

  • A caregiver will spend a 24 hour cycle in your home with a full eight hours of overnight sleep with occasional breaks throughout the day. If an emergency situation arises, the caregiver is available during the overnight sleep break.
  • This is a option where a client requires constant attention throughout all hours of the day and night. This caregiver will be available around the clock, 24 hours a day. This type of care is typically handled in two shifts.

Recreational Activities

At Girling Health Care of NY, our care providers will accompany a client to a family function, the theater or to any recreational activity.

We routinely match our clients with a particular caregiver based on our client’s hobbies and background. This ensures our clients are happy and engaged while they are in our care.

Respite & Family Relief

Juggling family, work and being the primary caregiver for a loved one can be very challenging. Often, your own needs are neglected as you tend to the needs of others. Neglecting oneself can affect both your physical and emotional well being.

At Girling Health Care of NY, the care we provide is two fold. Providing care and support for your loved one while providing you with respite from care giving along with peace of mind that your loved one is in good hands.