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Preparing for a Visit from an Agency

To learn more about our many services and how we can customize them to meet your needs, please feel free to call one of our advisors

at 1-800-655-2555 or contact us.

In order the get the best service out of your home health care agency there are some things you can do to prepare before a visit.

This information should be communicated both verbally and in writing to the agency and caregiver who will be caring for the patient:

  • Specific illness or injury, and signs of an emergency medical situation

  • Likes and dislikes such as preference for being addressed by first or last name

  • Medications currently taken, how often, what for

  • Other medical supply needs and/or care required

  • Behavioral or mental problems

  • Use of eye glasses, dentures, walking cane, wheelchair, etc.

  • Special nutritional needs or diet

  • Mobility, limitations with activities of daily living

  • Special clothing or shoes

  • How you and other family members can be contacted

  • ¬†When to lock up the apartment/house, where to find keys, how to use and set the burglar alarm

  • ¬†Where to find food, cooking utensils, serving items

  • Where to find cleaning supplies, light bulbs, flash light

  • Which family members or friends have permission to be in the apartment/house