Home Health Care Services

Special Touch knows that everyone is different, so each of our patients receives home health care services based upon their individual needs.  We are licensed to provide a variety of services that include aspects of companionship, homemaking, and personal care, and have tailored our services to help with:

  • Parents caring for a disabled child
  • People undergoing chemotherapy or other medical treatments
  • Children with medical conditions
  • Cancer patients
  • Expecting mothers
  • Injured athletes
  • Alzheimer’s patients
  • Adults injured on the job
  • And many more

The following list further details some of the ways in which Special Touch can help our patients:

Companionship

  • Conversation and company
  • Playing games/cards
  • Answering the telephone
  • Maintaining a clean and healthy environment
  • Bedtime assistance
  • Going for walks
  • Help with reading
  • Assistance with selecting apparel
  • Accompaniment to doctor appointments

 

Treatments/Special Instructions

  • Reminding the patient to take medication
  • Reinforcing dressings/bandages
  • Assistance with range-of-motion exercises
  • Assistance with emptying catheter bags/ostomy apparatuses
  • Checking of temperature, pulse, and respiration
  • Assistance with ambulation/transfer
  • Monitoring weight
  • Monitoring changes in patients condition

 

Nutrition

  • Meal preparation
  • Grocery shopping
  • Feeding
  • Monitoring of diet
  • Checking of food/beverage expiration

 

Household Care

  • Light housekeeping
  • Kitchen maintenance
  • Furniture dusting
  • Bathroom maintenance
  • Organizing closets and cupboards
  • Emptying the garbage
  • Making the bed
  • Changing linens
  • Personal laundry

 

Personal Care

  • Bathing assistance
  • Shampoo
  • Oral hygiene assistance
  • Skin Care
  • Assistance with toileting
  • Hospital pick-up
  • Dressing/Undressing assistance
  • Changing position
  • Transferring using a Hoyer Lift
  • Assistance with devices such as canes, walkers, wheelchairs, prosthetics, etc