Here’s how we can help.

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 for you – or taking you to go shopping
  • Healthy meal planning and preparation
  • Light housekeeping, laundry and ironing
  • Completing everyday errands – or taking you out on 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
  • Taking you to doctor and dentist appointments
  • Attending scheduled medical appointments with you and 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 or driving you there
    (Pets must be in carriers.)
  • Picking up pet food and supplies

Interested in becoming a caregiver?

To learn more about Village Helpers In-Home Care careers in the Kansas City area through John Knox Village, check our online job listings, or call Human Resources at (816) 347-2127.

Learn more about Helpers

To learn more about 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.


Village Helpers In-Home Care
1001 N.W. Chipman Road
Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
Phone: 816-524-1133
Fax: 816-524-9177