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Skilled Personal Nursing Care Services!

Many factors are involved when trying to determine the best choice of elderly care for your loved one. Typically, however, most adults prefer to stay in their own homes for as long as possible. The old adage “there is no place like home” especially applies when we are in need for non medical home care. American Companion And Caregivers can be the solution for senior care for maintaining the optimal combination of safety and independence.

HOME CARE

Living at home is most comfortable, improves the quality of life and eliminates the stress of moving to an unfamiliar environment.

American Companion And Caregivers provides home care that is one on one. The caregiver can give 100% of their focus on the patient. This prevents falls, wandering, and other negative situations from occurring. Living at home is safer in terms of contracting illnesses and infections that are multiplied in institutions. Elder care can be less expensive than other forms of care. American Companion Caregivers can tailor a plan to meet your needs and budget.

Cost—according to the (Met Life Annual Survey of Home Care Costs 2007) the average hourly cost of homecare is $20.00. The range is $17.00-$23.00. Until we send a social worker to your home for a free no obligation assessment and written plan of care we cannot quote an exact price.

NURSING HOME

A nursing home generally provides room, meals, skilled nursing care and medical services to residents with chronic conditions requiring permanent care or for those needing a recovery period after hospitalization. Nursing homes can be for short term rehabilitation services but typically the move to a nursing home is a permanent one. According to the (Met Life Annual Survey of Nursing Home Costs 2011) the average monthly cost for a semi room is $3000.00 with a private room running $6000.00.

ADULT DAY CARE

Although each facility may differ in terms of features, these general services are offered by most ADC’s…Social activity, transportation, meals & snacks, personal care, and therapeutic activities. According to the (Met Life Annual Survey of Adult Day Care Costs 2011) the average daily cost of Adult Day Care is $135.00. The average adult patient to staff ratio is 6 to 1 with a maximum of 20 to 1.

ASSISTED LIVING

Assisted living facilities are an option for adults that do not require the 24 hour nursing and medical care of a nursing home. Usually they will provide scheduled meals in a central dining room. Typically facilities will charge a base rate and offer other services on a pay-per-need basis. It is important to know exactly what the fees for the other services are. Sometimes they can be substantial. According to the (Met Life Annual Survey of Assisted Living Facilities Costs 2011) the average daily cost base rate is $110.00.