Personal Home Care

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Personal home care assistance can help you or your loved one continue to live comfortably and confidently at home. Often, support with everyday tasks is what's needed most. By assisting with meal preparation, running errands, or hygiene, Tandem Careplanning caregivers can alleviate some of the pressure and responsibility felt by individuals and their families as they age. These everyday tasks are known as activities of daily living (ADLs).

Activities of Daily Living

One of the greatest benefits of living at home is maintaining your independence. ADLs get to the heart of this, incorporating the everyday tasks that are fundamental to personal care and wellbeing. Instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs), by comparison, are more about running a household. Often, they are the daily chores that we don’t spend a lot of time thinking about until we don’t have the time, energy, or ability to do them.

Review the lists of ADLs and IADLs below: It may help spark some thoughts about what you or your loved one needs help with today or in the future.

Activities of daily living (ADLs) include:

Walks & Light Exercise

 

Moving from one place to another as part of a daily routine

Grooming & Hygiene

 

Personal hygiene, such as trimming facial hair

Bathing

 

Showering and bathing

Feeding Assistance

 

Help at mealtime

Appointment Accompaniment

 

Getting dressed

Instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) include:

Dressing

 

Light housekeeping & laundry

Taxes

 

Tracking household expenses

Walks & Light Exercise
 

Running errands and grocery shopping

Medication Reminders

 

Medication reminders

Social Interaction
 

Using the telephone or computer

Personal Home Care with Tandem

Tandem's caregivers can provide personal home care, including helping manage and perform the ADLs and IADLs that will preserve your independence. We encourage an accessible and transparent caregiving situation that is an ideal fit for your family’s senior home care. All the while, we’re working to understand your or your loved one's needs to ensure continuity of care. You’ll always have a capable caregiver on-hand to help with daily tasks.

Tandem caregivers can provide assistance to you and your family with:

By helping with light housekeeping and laundry, our caregivers keep their client’s home clean, orderly, and a pleasant place for family to visit.

Whether it’s going to the dentist, daily showering, or cooking, Tandem makes it easy to find a caregiver (or caregivers) that can get you or your loved one around and on-time.

Maintaining close relationships can be hard as mobility becomes more difficult. Sometimes it can be tough to get the emotional or physical energy to be social. Tandem’s caregivers can be a trusted and warm companion and an important source of social support for you and your loved one. More than just completing the tasks, we’ll help you find a great fit for your personality. Learn more about companion care with Tandem.

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