Our Home Care Services
Unique HomeCare Services provides in-home care for elders and those recovering from illness, injury, or surgery. We offer a full range of personalized in-home care services, as well as non-medical support services.
We provide both short-term and long-term in-home care needs from as little as one 4 hour day a week to 24 Hour Care and Live-In Care.
As an Agency we have a staff of qualified caregivers ready to meet your unique individual home care needs and the flexibility that allows us to quickly increase or decrease the level of care to meet your changing needs.
Our headquarters in Norwood, Massachusetts serves the Greater Boston communities in Suffolk, Middlesex, Norfolk, Bristol and our office in Falmouth on Cape Cod serves Plymouth and Barnstable counties.
We provide quality affordable in-home care. Our personal care attendants are reliable, fully screened and bonded employees of our agency with both Liability and Workers’ Compensation insurance coverage.
Home Care Services We Provide
24 Hour and Live-in Care
With 24 Hour in-home care, there are no shared rooms with roommates or the divided attention of nursing home staff dealing with the greatest crisis at the moment. Your in-home caregiver focus on only the care needs of one person, your loved one.
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
Many families prefer their loved one stay at home for as long as possible. Our caregivers are trained and experienced with the challenges of Alzheimer’s and Dementia care. We provide a thorough In-Home Assessment to determine all the support and needs are in place to ensure your loved one’s happiness and safety in their home.
Our caregivers are trained and experienced in bathing assistance as required by the situation, including:
• Bathing with a shower
• Bathing in the bathtub
• Bathing with a basin bath
• Giving a bed bath
We encourage our clients to bathe themselves as much as possible and help where help is needed.
Our caregivers develop a bathing routine with your loved one making the process a systematic and professional endeavor.
We also offer one-time Shower services for short-time needs.
Personal Hygiene and Grooming Assistance
Our caregivers are trained and experienced in all areas of personal hygiene and grooming assistance as required by the situation, including:
• Oral Care
• Nail Care
• Foot Care
• Skin Care
We encourage our clients to take care of their needs as much as possible and help where help is needed.
Our caregivers develop routines with your loved one making the process a systematic and professional endeavor.
Our caregivers are trained and experienced in helping choose appropriate clothing and assisting with dressing as required by the situation. We encourage our clients to dress as much as possible and help where help is needed.
Toileting and Incontinence Assistance
Our caregivers are trained and experienced in all areas of toileting assistance as required by the situation, including:
• Toileting in the bathroom
• Toileting in bed
• Toileting with a urinal
• Toileting with a portable commode
We are also experienced in managing incontinence, the leakage of urine or bowel movement over which the person has no control.
We encourage our clients to toilet themselves as much as possible and help where help is needed.
Our caregivers develop a toileting routine with your loved one making the process a systematic and professional endeavor.
Our caregivers are trained and experienced in all areas of feeding assistance as required by the person’s physical or cognitive situation, including:
• Properly preparing the meal when a person needs assistance with eating
• Feeding a person in bed
• Using eating aids
• Feeding a person who is disabled
• Boosting food intake when appetite is poor or they are losing weight
• Eating problems and solutions to resolve them
Mealtimes are important as they provide a welcome break in the day and mealtimes should be enjoyable so that the person looks forward to them. We encourage our clients to feed themselves as much as possible and help where help is needed.
For many elders, it can be difficult to remember when or if a certain medication was taken. Our caregivers remind your loved one to take their medications at the correct time and record this on a Weekly Medication Schedule that the correct dose has been taken on time. This ensures that the medication has been taken correctly and that there are no double doses or skipped medications.
We also provide non-medical support services including:
Our Case Managers assess your individual needs, create care plans and make arrangements for home and community-based services. Our goal is to ensure that care services are in place and increased or decreased to meet the needs of your loved one.
Accompany to Appointments
Our care services extend beyond the home. For many elders and those recovering from injuries, it can be difficult to get to their appointments due to physical and cognitive issues. Our caregivers can escort your loved one to their appointments ensuring that they get there on time and return home safely.
Nutrition and Meal Management
Healthy and nutritious meals, meal planning and preparation are essential to maintaining health and recovering from injuries or surgery. Our staff can help with meal planning and preparation to meet the unique needs and preferences of each person we serve.
Light Housekeeping and Laundry Services
A clean home, clothes, and fresh sheets are essential in maintaining the health, cleanliness, and emotional well-being of the client and their family. Our light housekeeping and laundry services help our clients stay clean, hygienic and well cared for.
Our Light Housekeeping and Laundry Services Include:
• Kitchen cleaning
• Bathroom cleaning
• Bedroom cleaning and change of linens
• Wash dishes
• Dusting, vacuuming and mopping floors
• Collecting and taking out the garbage
Bed and Wheel Chair Transfers
Patient safety is a concern when moving those with physical difficulty to and from their bed or wheelchair. Our caregivers are trained in how to safely move our clients.
Shopping and Running Errands
Grocery shopping for healthy meals and snacks, household supplies and errands need to be done. We can help you or your loved one with shopping and errands for as long as needed.
We can also offer or arrange any custom services that may be needed to care for the client and keep them in their home.
Our Core Values
Communication – We believe that you should never feel there is a lack of control or communication with any of your caregivers. For this reason, you are assigned a Case Manager who is always available to help you with any needs that arise and keep you informed of our observations.
Integrity – We believe that integrity is the key to a trusting relationship and the well-being of the client. We carefully screen all our caregivers to assure they are knowledgeable, skilled, and caring people that provide your in-home care.
Performance – Home care is dynamic and a client or family’s needs can change daily. We make a simple promise that we will be there for your loved one and your family. If there is an issue or change in your care needs, we will work with you until it is resolved
Free In-Home Assessment
To schedule a no cost and no obligation full In-Home Assessment to determine the home care needs of you or your loved one please call us at (800) 296-9962 to speak to a Case Manager or fill out our Free Quote Contact Form.