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For families who are new to assisted living, many aren”t familiar with the whole array of available services offered in residential assisted living homes. Residential group homes or care homes offer long term care for all levels of care. Assisted living homes in Arizona are licensed by the Arizona Department of Health to provide direct care, supervisory care and personal care.
What is Supervisory Care?
Supervisory care is a restricted form of care one provides. No hands-on care is allowed. The residents needs to be able to perform self-care and self-administration of their medications. Assisted living homes are available for emergencies, reminding, and knowing the whereabouts of the residents.
What is Direct Care?
Direct care are care services provided within assisted living facilities, and group homes. On-staff caregivers assist residents with daily living which may include; bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, mobility, transferring, and toileting. Assisted living homes or adult group homes not only offer the above listed activities, they also includes helping residents and resident family members cope with a variety of emotional needs.
Some common physical needs of an assisted living resident may include; assistance with activities of daily living, health monitoring, assistance with medication, reminders or cues to take care of oneself, and incontinence care.
What is Personal Care?
Personal care services provide non-medical hands-on assistance with activities of daily living for older adults and adults living with disabilities or other chronic conditions. Assisted living homes assist individuals to bathe, dress, eat, and navigate a range of other daily tasks. In essence, the personal care givers perform tasks for the individual that they are unable to do for themselves independently because of disability due to disease, trauma, or the natural progression of aging. In addition to providing assistance with activities of daily living, personal care workers can assist with housekeeping chores, meal preparation, and medication management.
Our Assisted Living Homes
If you”re looking for a senior care in Phoenix Arizona, be sure to call and schedule a visit with one of our assisted living homes. Our facility is state of the art, clean, safe and offers a pleasant home-like atmosphere for your loved one to enjoy. We pride ourselves in the quality our services our residents receive at North Valley Care Home and Desert Comfort Assisted Living Home. You don’t have to take our word for it, schedule a tour and see for yourself, call Violet at (602) 359-5136.