At Select Home Care Portland, we understand the importance of providing a nurturing and supportive environment for your loved ones. Our companion care services extend beyond emotional support and companionship, as we also offer assistance with daily household tasks to ensure a comfortable and well-maintained living space for our clients.
Our professional and compassionate caregivers are dedicated to easing the burden of household chores, enabling your loved ones to maintain their independence and dignity.
Our light housekeeping services include:
- Laundry assistance: washing, folding, and putting away clothes
- Dusting and vacuuming to maintain a clean and allergen-free environment
- Loading and unloading the dishwasher for efficient kitchen maintenance
- Changing bed linens to ensure a fresh and comfortable sleeping space
- Organizing closets for easy access and a clutter-free living area
- Refrigerator cleaning to maintain a hygienic food storage space
- Plant care, including watering and pruning, to promote a healthy living environment
- Trash disposal to maintain a clean and orderly home
Our transportation services include:
- Doctor’s appointments: Our caregivers will ensure your loved ones arrive at their medical appointments on time, providing support by taking notes or waiting nearby as required.
- Shopping and errands: Our caregivers can accompany clients on their shopping trips or help run errands, ensuring they have everything they need for their daily lives.
- Recreational outings: We understand the value of fresh air and a change of scenery, so our caregivers are more than happy to take clients for leisurely drives or visits to local attractions.
- Additional insurance coverage: Unlike some other agencies, our company carries the necessary insurance coverage to transport clients safely and securely.
Our meal preparation and dietary support services include:
- Meal planning: Assisting with meal planning that caters to individual dietary needs and preferences, promoting a balanced and healthy diet.
- Grocery lists: Collaborating on grocery lists to ensure all necessary ingredients are available for meal preparation.
- Shopping assistance: Accompanying clients on grocery shopping trips or completing the shopping independently as required.
- Active involvement: Encouraging clients to participate in the meal preparation process, offering support as sous chef while respecting their independence and autonomy.
- Clean-up assistance: Taking care of the dishes and maintaining a clean and organized kitchen space, allowing clients to enjoy their meals without the burden of clean-up.
Adjusting to a new diet or managing dietary restrictions can be challenging, especially for seniors with specific health requirements. Whether it’s diabetic, low sodium, heart-healthy, renal diet, or any other specialized dietary needs, our caregivers are here to help:
- Collaborative meal planning: We work together with your loved ones to create meal plans that accommodate their dietary restrictions, focusing on nutritious and delicious options.
- Ingredient management: Our caregivers assist in keeping track of necessary ingredients, ensuring that meals are prepared in adherence to the prescribed diet.
- Education and guidance: We provide guidance on understanding and managing dietary changes, empowering seniors to make informed choices regarding their nutritional needs.
- Emotional support: Adjusting to a new diet can be difficult; our compassionate caregivers offer emotional support and encouragement throughout the process.
The process of transitioning from a hospital or skilled nursing facility back to the comfort of one’s home can be challenging and may require additional support. We provide professional and compassionate assistance to help ease these transitions and ensure the safety and well-being of your loved ones. Our sitter shifts include:
- Flexible scheduling: We offer day or night shifts, as well as any duration in between, to accommodate the unique needs of each individual during their recovery process.
- Support in various facilities: In addition to in-home care, we extend our services to memory care, assisted living, and other long-term care facilities, providing supplemental support when called upon to ensure resident safety.
- Assistance with decision-making: Our caregivers are trained to help clients who may be struggling with decision-making due to their cognition, such as wandering, leaving appliances on, or facing an increased risk of falls. We are here to provide guidance and promote safety.
Errands and Shopping
Our errands and shopping services include:
- Personalized assistance: Our caregivers can accompany clients on errands and shopping trips, or complete these tasks independently based on a client’s preference and comfort level.
- Encouragement to participate: We advocate for our clients to join us in these activities, as it promotes social interaction, physical activity, and a sense of accomplishment, all of which are crucial for regaining strength and maintaining good health.
- Comfort-focused care: For those who prefer to stay home, our caregivers can take care of errands and shopping tasks, allowing clients to relax and enjoy the comfort of their own homes.
While we are experienced in caring for a wide variety of pets, such as cats, dogs, birds, and fish, we understand that certain animals, like snakes, may require specialized care. In these cases, we will work closely with you to ensure the appropriate caregiver is assigned.
We provide a range of pet care services, including:
- Feeding: Ensuring pets receive timely and appropriate meals, tailored to their specific dietary requirements.
- Litter box maintenance: Regularly emptying and cleaning litter boxes to maintain a sanitary and odor-free environment.
- Walking and playtime: Engaging with pets through walks or playtime activities, fostering their physical and emotional health.
- Caregiver experience and comfort with animals: Our team is carefully matched based on their comfort level and experience with various pets, as well as the preferences of our clients.
Our Companion Care services are designed to provide comprehensive in-home care support for seniors in the Portland, Oregon metro area. Our professional and compassionate caregivers are dedicated to meeting the unique needs of your loved ones, offering assistance with daily tasks, specialized care, and emotional support.
Our team creates a nurturing and supportive environment that fosters independence, health, and happiness for your family members.