A little or a lot – 4 hours a week or around the clock – based totally on you and your needs. Village Helpers In-Home Care is designed to provide you with private-duty personal, companion, and respite care that manages the details and makes staying in your home a perfectly natural and healthy choice.
Taking care of personal and household needs.
Helping start the day – bathing, dressing and grooming
Taking a walk or assisting with other exercises
Grocery shopping, healthy meal planning and preparation
Light housekeeping, laundry and ironing
Completing everyday errands
Packing and unpacking seasonal wardrobes
Settling in for the night — changing bed linens, bathing, setting night lights
Maintaining the best level of health.
Scheduling doctor and dentist appointments
Meeting at scheduled medical appointments, providing assistance with listening and learning instructions of care
Assistance with occupational or physical therapy exercises and restorative care as prescribed
Picking up prescriptions, medical equipment and supplies
Offering verbal medication and treatment reminders
Checking vital signs, providing blood sugar checks, catheter and colostomy care
Visiting for safety checks to ensure the home environment is secure and all is as it should be
Making the day enjoyable and engaging.
Sharing a book, working puzzles, playing cards or games
Writing letters and cards to family and friends
Keeping scrapbooks and journals
Encouraging favorite pastimes and hobbies
Decorating for the season or wrapping birthday and holiday gifts
Listening to stories, memories and new ideas
Focusing on furry friends.
Feeding and watering pets
Walking and exercising dogs
Playing with pets and providing additional companionship
Taking pets to vet and grooming appointments
Picking up pet food and supplies
To learn more about companion and personal care services in Kansas City, provided by John Knox Village’s Village Helpers In-Home Care, please complete the contact form or call (816) 974-6759 to schedule a personal appointment.