Are you the primary caregiver for a loved one at home? If you’re feeling the weight of this responsibility, you’re not alone. Many family caregivers will need to utilize respite care to recharge, take a trip, or have their own medical needs addressed.
Select Home Care Portland is a trusted provider of in-home respite care services designed to offer much-needed relief to family caregivers. Respite care services areas are Portland, Beaverton, Hillsboro, Lake Oswego, West Linn, Tualatin, Tigard, and other areas of the greater metro area.
Types of Respite Care Offered by Select Home Care Portland
Select Home Care Portland understands that caregiving needs vary from one family to another. We offer a variety of in-home respite care services tailored to meet the needs of you and your loved one:
Our personal care services include assistance with dressing and grooming, bathing, transfers, exercise, vital signs, and more.
Sometimes, all that’s needed is someone to share a conversation, a meal, or a walk with. Companion care services include light housekeeping, transportation, meal preparation, sitter services, and running errands.
For those who require attention during the night, this service provides safety and assistance when most family members need rest.
For people with advanced care needs, complex services may include nursing services, hospice coordination, and medication administration.
Specialized care is available for older adults with cognitive impairments, making life easier for them and their families. We perform training well beyond the state requirements and focus on Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, stroke symptoms, and many other cognitive impairments. Our caregivers are able to help brighten someone’s day and re-direct them in a comforting, supportive manner, allowing the best outcome.
Respite Care is Quick and Easy to Schedule
One of the standout features of Select Home Care Portland is the ease of scheduling. Whether a sudden need or a planned break, our respite services can be staffed within 24 hours, offering flexibility and peace of mind. We discuss the care needs with you and start setting up care immediately. We prefer a planned timing that gives us time to put together a more consistent schedule, however, we are often able to start on short notice when required.
Quality of Care
Select Home Care Portland employs trained caregivers who have undergone rigorous selection processes and continuous training programs. This ensures that your loved ones receive the highest level of care right in their homes.
Payment and Insurance
You may have respite care benefits if you have a long-term care insurance policy. Select Home Care Portland offers a discount for veterans. If insurance isn’t an option, payment for in-home respite care is typically out of pocket. You may also want to look into your Medicare coverage for respite care benefits in a facility setting, it is not typically covered in a home care setting.
How Long Does Respite Care Last?
Select Home Care Portland defines respite care as any service lasting less than 30 days. This short-term relief allows families to plan for extended breaks, trips, or medical care for the primary caregiver. Our office is set up to provide long-term care, so we can extend respite into ongoing coverage if needed.
Select Home Care Portland provides an in-home solution for family caregivers seeking respite. With an array of services, qualified caregivers, and flexible scheduling options, we make in-home respite care accessible and stress-free.
Have questions about respite care? Call us to discuss pricing and a respite care solution for your loved one.