memory care

Memory Care

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Memory Care

Memory care is a specialized type of elder care tailored specifically for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or other types of memory issues. Its purpose is to provide an environment that is safe, structured, and supportive, thus promoting quality of life and slowing the progression of memory-related conditions.

At Ashford Home Care, we understand that memory care involves more than just helping with basic needs. It requires a deep understanding of how memory issues affect an individual’s life and how to address the unique challenges they present.

The Importance of Memory Care

The need for memory care is increasing as our population ages. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s as of 2021. With this figure projected to rise to nearly 14 million by 2050, there’s a growing need for high-quality memory care services.

Memory care provides specialized attention that traditional assisted living or in-home care might not offer. It involves creating a consistent routine to reduce stress and confusion, providing activities that stimulate memory and cognitive function, and offering support and comfort for individuals as they navigate the challenges of memory loss.

At Ashford Home Care, we recognize that the provision of memory care requires a well-trained and dedicated team of nursing professionals. Our caregivers are not just nurses – they are memory care specialists, skilled in techniques and approaches that make a genuine difference in the lives of those affected by memory issues.

Understanding the Disease

Memory care training begins with a comprehensive understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related conditions. Our nurses learn about the stages and symptoms, as well as the typical progression of these illnesses. This knowledge enables them to anticipate and respond effectively to the changing needs of our clients.

Communication Skills

Effective communication is crucial in memory care. Our nurses are trained in specialized communication strategies to connect with clients who may struggle with language or cognition. Techniques may include using simple, clear sentences, maintaining eye contact, and using non-verbal cues to reassure and comfort.

Behavioral Management

Often, those with dementia may exhibit challenging behaviors such as aggression, wandering, or agitation. Our nurses are equipped with the tools and techniques to manage these behaviors in a calm and compassionate manner, avoiding unnecessary distress for the client.

Therapeutic Activities

Therapeutic activities form an integral part of memory care. Our team is trained to facilitate activities such as music therapy, art therapy, and reminiscence therapy, which have been shown to have significant benefits for people living with dementia.

Emotional Support

Memory care nurses are not just healthcare professionals; they also provide emotional support to their clients and their families. By understanding the emotional impact of memory loss, our team can provide reassurance, comfort, and empathy, making the journey a little easier for everyone involved.

If you need memory care services for your loved one contact Ashford Home Care for a Free Consultation.

personal care services

Personal Care Services

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Personal Care Services

As we age or face health challenges, it can become more difficult to manage our daily tasks and maintain our personal hygiene. This is where in-home personal care services come in. At Ashford Home Care, we believe that everyone deserves to receive quality care in the comfort of their own home.

Personal care services include a range of tasks that assist with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and more. These services are designed to help individuals maintain their dignity and independence while receiving the support they need. Personal care services are important for several reasons, including:

  1. Promoting hygiene and health: Personal care services help individuals maintain good personal hygiene, which is crucial for overall health and wellbeing. These services can also help prevent infections and other health issues that can arise from poor hygiene.
  2. Improving quality of life: As we age or face health challenges, it can become difficult to perform basic tasks like dressing and bathing. Personal care services can help individuals feel more comfortable and confident in their daily lives, which can improve their overall quality of life.
  3. Reducing caregiver burden: Family caregivers often take on the responsibility of providing personal care services for their loved ones. This can be a significant burden, especially if the caregiver is balancing work and other responsibilities. By hiring a personal care service provider like Ashford Home Care, family caregivers can receive the support they need while also ensuring their loved ones receive high-quality care.

At Ashford Home Care, we understand the importance of personal care services and are committed to providing quality care in the comfort of your own home. Our tagline “Quality Care At Home” reflects our dedication to providing personalized care services that meet the unique needs of each individual we serve. We offer a range of personal care services, including:

  1. Bathing and grooming assistance: Our caregivers can help individuals with bathing, grooming, and other personal hygiene tasks.
  2. Dressing assistance: We can assist with dressing and choosing appropriate clothing for different occasions.
  3. Toileting and incontinence care: Our caregivers can provide assistance with toileting and incontinence care, including changing briefs or pads.
  4. Mobility assistance: We can assist with transferring and positioning individuals who have mobility challenges.
  5. Medication reminders: Our caregivers can provide reminders to take medication and ensure that medication is taken as prescribed.

At Ashford Home Care, we believe that everyone deserves to receive quality care in the comfort of their own home. If you or a loved one could benefit from personal care services, please contact us to learn more about how we can help.

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Companion Care Services

Our companion care services refer to non-medical assistance for individuals who require help with day-to-day activities. Our services are designed to help individuals who need support and companionship to remain independent in their own homes or communities.

Our companion care services include a variety of tasks, such as:

  1. Companionship: Spending time with the individual, engaging in conversation, and providing emotional support.
  2. Meal preparation: Preparing meals and assisting with feeding, as needed.
  3. Light housekeeping: Helping with household chores such as cleaning, laundry, and organization.
  4. Transportation: Assisting with transportation to appointments or social events.
  5. Medication reminders: Providing gentle reminders to take medication at the right time.
  6. Personal care: Assisting with grooming, dressing, and other personal care needs.

Our companion care services can be particularly beneficial for older adults, individuals with disabilities, and those recovering from an illness or injury. These services can help individuals maintain a sense of independence, reduce social isolation, and improve overall quality of life. Additionally, having a companion caregiver can provide peace of mind for family members who may be unable to provide care themselves. If you need Companion Care Services Please Contact Ashford Home Care Today.

Companion care

Companion Care Services

Did you know that Ashford Home Care provides quality Companion Care Services for you and your loved ones? These services consist of home-based supervision and monitoring activities that assist and/or instruct an individual in maintaining a comfortable and supportive environment when the person is unable to do so alone. Our professional caregivers can help alleviate feelings of loneliness and assist you or your loved ones with daily tasks.

Individuals dealing with advanced age, disability, or illness are commonly known to experience social isolation that could possibly lead them to depression. Avoid this from happening, by letting one of our compassionate caregivers keep you or your loved one company. Our Companion Care Services include the following:

Escort to doctor appointments, grocery store, etc

Running Errands/ Grocery Shopping

Assist with phone calls and correspondence

Provide transportation to physician, recreation, activities, etc.

Entertaining (games, crafts, reading, attend community and social functions)

Medication Reminders

Provide a supportive and comfortable environment

If you need Companion Care Services in Central Florida contact us today for a Free Consultation.

Serving the following areas

Clermont, FL and surrounding area.

Mt Dora, FL and the tri-city area.

Ocala, FL and the surrounding area.

The Villages and the surrounding area.

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Now Hiring

Ashford Home Care

Ashford Home Care is currently hiring CNAs, and Home Health Aides to join our growing team. We have immediate opportunities in the following areas

  • Clermont, FL and surrounding area.
  • Mt Dora, FL and the tri-city area.
  • Ocala, FL and the surrounding area.
  • The Villages and the surrounding area.

If you are a certified CNA in any of these areas check out our careers page for more information and join the Ashford Home Care Team Today. CNS Jobs in Clermon, CNA Jobs in Mt Dora, CNA Jobs in Ocala, CNA Jobs in the Villages.