Chronic Illness Management
Alzheimer’s Certified Staff
24 Hour Care
Companion / Safety Services
Senior Care Management
Mental Health Management
#2 Industrial Park Road
Monmouth, IL 61462
Serving Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Knox, McDonough, Mercer, Schuyler, Rock Island, and Warren Counties.
Western Illinois Home Health Care
Western Illinois’ Trusted Source for Home Care and Supportive Services for Over 35 Years!
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Life is full of decisions. I always tell the seniors that I work with that the decisions they are faced with now are some of the toughest ones they have ever had to make: planning their funeral, giving up their driver’s license, leaving their home, accepting help.
I receive many phone calls from seniors and their families in a crisis situation needing help immediately. They are faced with little or no time to think through a decision or review options before making a decision about care, whether the care is based in-
If you have a long term care policy, call ahead and know the terms of the policy and what it covers. It is common for me to work with people who don’t realize their policy would cover the cost of in-
Take tours of your local assisted living facilities and skilled nursing facilities. Get an idea of which ones you like and feel more comfortable in. Ask if they provide respite care in case you need an emergency placement. This will save time for you and your family by already knowing what they provide and which ones you would be agreeable to if needed.
Call your local home care agencies. Plan meetings with the companies and understand what services they provide. Make sure you understand the difference between which services are covered by Medicare and which are not, and find out what the workers in your home can and cannot do. Evaluate the agencies to see if they are a full-
Even though it can be difficult to think about these services when you are healthy, it is less stressful when you have planned your course of action. It also makes life much easier for your family if they are faced with making any decisions for you.
Western Illinois Home Health Care is a full-
Amanda Powell, BSW is the Senior Care Manager for Western Illinois Home Health Care
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