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Why In-Home Care

In-Home Care is the Best Choice!

Most people prefer home care - and for good reason. Home is a place of emotional and physical associations, memories and comfort.

Here are ten reasons why home care is a good choice for you and your family:

  1. FASTER RELEASE FROM THE HOSPITAL With home care, patients can come home sooner from the hospital. Quality home care can aid the healing process and help avoid hospital re-admissions.
  2. A VERY GOOD SUBSTITUTE FOR INSTITUTIONAL CARE In some cases - depending on the severity of an illness or disability - home care can substitute for other forms of institutionalized care, including hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities. People are clearly happier when they can live in the comfort of home.
  3. INVOLVEMENT WITH TREATMENT Both the client and family members can be more intimately involved with the plan of care treatment at home.
  4. MORE INDEPENDENCE You make the decisions. You are in control. This is, perhaps, the greatest plus for receiving care at home.
  5. CLIENT COMFORT Being at home is simply more comfortable for most people than being in an unfamiliar place. They have their photographs, books, bed, bath, kitchen, telephone, television; everything in its place, which in studies has proven to be an effective emotional healer.
  6. MORE ACCESS AND CLOSER TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS Unlike the restricted visiting hours at hospitals and nursing homes, home provides a place where family and friends can be close to the person at all hours, whenever needed.
  7. BETTER MORALE Patients tend to have a greater sense of well-being and overall morale when they are in the comfortable surroundings of their own home.
  8. FASTER RECOVERY Research has shown that recovery can be faster at home than in the hospital, particularly if there is good quality, skilled home health care available to the patient.
  9. LOWER COST Depending on the hours needed, home care can be much more affordable than nursing homes or other institutions.
  10. HOME PROMOTES HEALING Patients enjoy a much better quality of life which many families have said helped to extend the lives, health & happiness of their loved ones. They are in a familiar environment around their family in both their home and community in which they’ve lived for many years. This is particularly true with individuals suffering from dementia.

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Hear From the
Families We Serve

  • My friends ask me if I trust Home Helpers of Lake Country, and I let them know that I trust Home Helpers of Lake Country, 100%.

    - Robert L.
  • I think it’s great that one or both of the owners come out to meet with the family. Lisa does a shift with a client who needs more than companion care, to optimize safe & efficient care. The communication of the Home Helpers exceeds my ...

    - Sherry P.
  • Dave Schmidt came into my office and said he was from Home Helpers of the Lake Country. I really didn’t know much about Home Helpers until Dave said they come into the home and help care for a loved one while the caregiver is away from the home. My ...

    - Mary L.
  • Dave and Lisa, thanks for all the wonderful care given by all the girls including you Lisa. We couldn’t be happier with all. They all do their care with kindness, love, and expertise!. God bless you.

    - Connie & Joyce
  • I do not know what they could improve on. My overall experience was very positive. It was my mother’s changing needs and difficulty accepting it that made it difficult to change the avenue of care.

    - Noel A.
  • She has dementia, and she would complain if someone was excitable or loud. I wanted them to be low key and soft-spoken. They have provided very good matches.

    - Marge M.
  • The communication is great. They have a website where I can go and see the caregiver’s notes about each visit. Whatever my mom needs she leaves a list and it is done.

    - Mary Sue P.
  • I just wanted to let you all know how pleased we are with your service. There’s a noticeable change in attitude here at the house. All the caregivers have been dependable, reliable and have sweet dispositions. Also, they’re very conscientious about ...

    - Mary D.
  • If you’re reading this, you might be where we were three months ago. This is all new, uncharted territory for us, this aging thing. How to help, how to accept help, how to love enough, how to know whether or not you’re doing the right thing. How to ...

    - Mary Jo N.
  • There are so many positive things to say. Home Helpers of Lake Country offer a wide range of services in the home of the one in need. They understand how to help and give direction when you are unsure of what to do. Their level of experience in ...

    - Cheryl G.
  • We are so pleased with Home Helpers. The caregivers are amazing, caring, kind and very compassionate!

    - Sharon S.
  • You’re probably reading this because you have a loved one (or loved ones) needing help staying in their own home. Safety is a concern. Respect is a concern. Health and meds and physical care are concerns. Perhaps companionship and mental stimulation ...

    - Mary Jo N.
  • As Dad makes the transition to hospice care, Richard and I are in daily contact, and something that he mentions in nearly every phone call is how impressed he is with Home Helpers as an organization and with each of Dad’s caregivers. Both he and I ...

    - Ginny Allen
  • We have recommended them already! They help by keeping me informed. I appreciate that they are friendly and patient.

    - Terri S.

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urgent situation

You need support you can trust immediately.

We will
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With our FREE In-Home Care Assessment and Home Safety Assessment we can help you through this tough time in the comfort of your own home.

You have a loved one who is in declining health

You want to keep them in their beloved home, but need to know their needs are being cared for.

We'll help you with a plan

With our Cared-4program, we create a customized plan specific to your loved one's needs.

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