Companion Care Services
Keeping You Independent
FirstLight Home Care of The Shoreline is here to help with 24 hour at home care, elderly companion services and home caregiver services for your loved one who is elderly, chronically ill, recovering from surgery and more. Our companion care and at home care services in Branford, Wallingford and Guilford can be offered in a healthcare facility setting, in the hospital or at home.
Regular Visits, Conversation, and Company
FirstLight companion care and at home care services in Branford, Wallingford and Guildford means that you and your loved one have a home care companion that provides a conversation and a regular visit your loved one can look forward to. When you or a loved one are living alone or caring for an ailing family member, having a visitor can make a huge difference to you both.
Our in-home caregivers can provide reminders for oral medications or injections. While they cannot actually administer the medication, they can help with pre-measured medication and give you peace of mind that someone is monitoring for side effects or other medical issues. You can also ask our providers about special medical dispensers and healthcare technology solutions that could assist in your medication process.
Don’t let your senior family member lack on nutrition because they do not want to hassle with cooking or cleaning up the mess. FirstLight Home Care companions make mealtime simple and joyful when they do all of the cooking. Our caregivers will make sure that regular meals are prepared to provide sufficient nutrition and maintain a healthy diet. The best part about allowing our caregivers to help with cooking meals, is they will do all of the cleaning!
FirstLight Home Care companions are here to help make your home happier and healthier with our light housekeeping services. Services include: light cleaning of kitchens and bathrooms, dusting, vacuuming, trash removal, organizing and tidying rooms, drawers and closets.
It can be difficult for someone who has mobility pain, joint pain or tires easily to complete laundry. With FirstLight home care services we take the time to wash, dry, fold, iron and put away bed linens, towels and clothing. This service saves time and energy so you and your loved one can focus on more important things.
Shopping, Errands, and Transportation
Maintaining independence at home is important and we are here to help! FirstLight Home Care companion caregivers will help by assisting with getting groceries, dry cleaning or prescriptions. Our caregivers take the time to visit specific stores and look for our client’s favorite items. With our client’s well-being as a top priority, we will provide incidental transportation when clients need to run errands or even just to socialize.
Our ClientFirst matching system allows our team to match caregivers to client’s specific interests and habits. This means that our caregivers are not only willing to take a client to a favorite activity such as a concert, bingo or nature class, they are happy to join in on any activity as well.
Mail and Paperwork Organization
Our FirstLight caregivers assist will all aspects of document control. We can assist with organizing household mail and paperwork. At the direction of clients, we can also assist with opening and reading mail. We take the time to assist with keeping track of bills and other important documents.
At times the situation may arise where a home care needs to be overseen by a caregiver who resides in the home. Clients and families can elect to have this service completed by FirstLight Home Care and we will provide the services on a temporary or long-term basis.
24-Hour Home Care
The combination of our 24-hour caregiver availability and technology support features provide you and your family comfort, knowing your family member is taken care of to the highest potential. As a technology leader in the in-home care industry, FirstLight Home Care of The Shoreline offers secure Web-based care monitoring called Client Care Access. We also offer high-quality personal emergency response system devices to ensure your loved one is protected in an emergency event.
Family Respite Care
With our family respite care we can give primary caregivers a well-deserved and needed break. At FirstLight Home Care we understand that we are often caring for individuals who are in challenging situations. Being a spouse, child, relative or friend who is a primary caregiver can be stressful. Let us help relieve that stress for you.
FirstLight Home Care of The Shoreline provides companion care and at home care services to the communities of Branford, Wallingford, Guilford, Madison, Westbrook, Old Saybrook, Saybrook, Lyme, Old Lyme and Essex.