Customized Service Programs

Special Touch knows that everyone is different, so each of our patients receives care 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