24-Hour Home Care in Thousand Oaks
Whether your loved one is enduring an ailment or has reached an age where regular monitoring is necessary, you’re likely feeling stress about who to turn to. You need to know with confidence that whoever takes charge of their care will be reliable, empathetic, and responsible. And if technology is involved in monitoring someone, you must be certain it will work efficiently. At Home Helpers Home Care of Ventura County, we offer several types of in-home care, including:
- Fall Monitoring
- Vital Signs Monitoring
- Medication Management
Direct Link® Monitoring Services & Medication Management Through Cared-4
As part of our efforts to help people live independent lives, we offer monitoring through Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS). PERS is a part of what we call our Cared-4 program and is a system that provides help with the push of a button, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. These call buttons are water-resistant. Plus, they are compatible with phone or cable lines and VolP systems.
Along with PERS, which is for use within the home, Direct Link also has Mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (MPERS). These mobile systems are two-way pendants for communication, with long-lasting batteries to ensure safety measures are always in place. Whether you choose to utilize PERS or MPERS, there are options for basic protection or more advanced. We’re happy to discuss your situation and help you decide which system would offer the most peace of mind.
Vitals Monitoring is another offering through Direct Link, where health sensors monitor and track:
Using technology to track these vitals helps keep loved ones out of hospitals by detecting changes before they become problematic.
Medication management can include several things you may need, such as:
- Automatic Medication Dispenser
- Medication Reminder Calls
- Prescription Pickup Service
- Meal Preparation for Medication Administration
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does 24/7 in home care cost per month?
On average, hiring a professional for 24/7 in home care costs around $15,000 a month. High quality caregivers charge around $23 per hour, so that's $552 for 24 hours of care, multiplied by a 7 day week is around $3,864. We understand that this is financially unachievable for many people. Alternatives to hiring 24/7 caregivers are: assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and memory care facilities. These care centers typically cost between $4,850 and $8,821 per month depending on a multitude of factors like the level of care provided, facility amenities, and whether you choose a single or shared room. If you're interested in 24 hour nursing care, you can also explore financial assistance resources like Medicare, Medicaid, Long-term Care Insurance, and Life Insurance Settlements.
Dial (805) 301-5930 or reach out online for 24-hour home care in Thousand Oaks.