Non-Medical Home Care
NSI/Elderforce, Inc (Elderforce) is our affiliate non-medical home care agency. The caring employees of Elderforce provide the specific personal services necessary to make your daily living more carefree, enjoyable, and rewarding. Our goal at NSI/Elderforce, Inc. in East Hartford, CT is to become your extended family, providing a coordinated, comprehensive and personalized program of services. We understand that the individual needs of the elderly greatly vary. Our staff can help to take the complexity out of ever-increasing decisions placed on older adults and their families. Therefore, we offer a wide variety of in-home care and support services designed to address each one of our clients’ unique needs. Our dedicated professional staff work with individuals and their families in a cooperative effort to establish the best plan of care to meet individual needs, delivered wherever care is needed.
- Personal Residence
- Independent Living Community
- Assisted Living Community
- Hospital (Pre-and Post-Operative)
- Rehabilitation Center, Acute Care, or Nursing Home (one-on-one supervision)
- Special Events and Family Outings
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For safety reasons, our caregiver will supervise and provide guidance through the client’s grooming routine to ensure that proper hygiene is being maintained.
Our staff is happy to prepare a hot or cold, delicious, nutritious meal.
Our team provides vacuuming, dusting, sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms sinks, showers, tubs and toilet, cleaning kitchens, sinks, countertops, taking out the trash, straightening up all rooms, assist with organizing closets and drawers. The client must provide all cleaning supplies
Our caregivers will separate the white and dark clothing and change bed linens as often as requested by client or family members. Please be sure to provide laundry soap and coins if needed.
Caregivers will shop with or without the client accompanying them. We encourage our clients to go to stores in close proximity to home due to the high cost of gas. We also would like to try to get all the errands completed in the same day if possible so their time can be used efficiently.
We can provide assistance so you can run errands, go shopping or the movies, etc. and know that your loved one is home safe with supervision.
Caregivers take clients on trips to doctor appointments, day surgery, hairdressers, mall walking (for exercise), etc.
Although our caregivers cannot administer medications, they can assist the individual with opening a pre-poured medication container, making certain the client is taking their medications at the time they are due.
Whether it is with cards, board games, puzzles, having a meal together or a walk outside, our caregivers can help our clients stay active in mind, body, and spirit.
Our caregivers can provide comfort and companionship to an individual during their stay in the hospital or facility. It is a nice way to have moral support when a family member cannot be there.
Our caregivers can escort your loved one to an event so you can enjoy the festivities knowing they are being cared for.
Personal Care Services (Home Health Aide)
Our certified, trained staff can assist the client into the shower, washing areas that cannot be reached, or provide a sponge bath on days they just can’t get out of bed.
Our staff assists in moving a client from their bed into a wheelchair or bedside chair and into a correct posture position. It is important to ensure proper positioning in order to eliminate pressure areas on the skin, reducing atrophy and stiffening of muscles. Correct positioning also encourages proper breathing, digestion, and elimination.
Our caregivers understand the sensitivity of this situation and correct approaches to care for individuals who need assistance. We help clients maintain proper hygiene to prevent skin breakdown. We assist the client into the bathroom and guide them onto and off the toilet or commode.
We assist the client into the bathroom and guiding them onto and off the toilet or commode.
Our caregivers can assist the client with putting on Teds stockings, undergarments, clothing and footwear
Our caregivers prepare meals tailored to the need of the individual (pureed or specialized diet) and assist with oral feeding.
Our caregivers will monitor and encourage food and liquid consumption per the request of the family or doctor. All intake will be documented.
Our home health aides assist the client in performing gentle exercises to maintain joint flexibility.
We help the client in safe transfers and ambulation with or without assistive devices such as a walker or cane.
Private Duty Nursing and Physical Therapy
A Registered Nurse provides medical care to an individual in a home where a more intensive assessment is needed, i.e, medication administration, medication pre-pour, vital sign recording/monitoring, diabetic management, postoperative care, etc.
Physical therapy is concerned with identifying and maximizing quality of life and movement potential. This includes prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation for optimal physical, psychological, emotional, and social well-being. Physical therapists evaluate and determine the types of rehabilitation necessary to regain muscle strength, ambulation, and upper body mobility, and they utilize assistive devices if necessary. They develop a plan and instruct the client, caregivers, and other support personnel to perform the designed program.