Senior Care in the Comfort of Home
Are you concerned about an aging parent? You worry constantly about what might happen when they’re home alone. Or perhaps they just need a little help with the tasks of daily living. We offer customized adult-care solutions to families throughout Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
A Helping Hand
A Friend of the Family can personalize a companion-care plan to fit your family’s needs. When health conditions or age take their toll, your loved one might need a helping hand to continue living comfortably at home or in an assisted living facility. We provide assistance so they can stay in their home longer and maintain their independence.
Whether it’s a short visit a few times a week or extended care throughout the day or night, we can create a schedule that ensures your loved one receives the appropriate level of assistance, giving you peace of mind.
Among the Services We Offer Are:
Help with bathing, dressing, medication reminders
Light cleaning, meal preparation, laundry
Rides to doctors, hair stylist, grocery store
Conversation, crafts, walks, fun outings
Consider the Safety and Well-Being of Your Loved One
Sadly, many people wait until an incident occurs to get help for an aging family member. Companion-care can help prevent a mishap and allow your loved one to safely remain in the comfort of their home longer.
Frequently Asked Questions
How are your caregivers selected?
Our caregivers have gone through a rigorous screening and recruiting process to join A Friend of the Family. In addition to having the right temperament for this type of work, they’ve been trained in what we expect in terms of standards and responsibilities. Finally, we carefully match the client with the caregiver(s) we believe best meets their needs.
What types of checks do your caregivers go through?
All of our caregivers undergo local and national criminal background investigation and reference checks. They have a driver’s license and a good driving record. We require they are trained in First Aid and CPR.
Is your agency insured?
A Friend of the Family is licensed and insured. All of our caregivers are covered by Workers’ Compensation insurance.
How do you set up a care plan?
The process begins with us asking you a lot of questions and getting an understanding of the types of care your loved one needs. Then we customize a care schedule and select a caregiver(s) who we believe would be the best fit.
Are services available 24/7?
Yes, our caregivers work days, nights, weekends and holidays. We have a four-hour visit minimum.
How soon can you begin providing home care services?
We can usually provide services within 24 hours.