First Choice In-Home Care provides compassionate support and personalized care services in the comfort of your own home and in your community. We'll work with you to understand your specialized needs and then establish personalized services tailored specifically to your age, physical condition or cognitive abilities. We can assist those recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or navigating the natural process of aging. We are able to provide personal care, homemaking, respite, companion and many other care services in your home, at the hospital, within a permanent or temporary care facility and other places of residence.
The majority of our clients choose First Choice In-Home Care for personal care and day-to-day activity support services. These services include preparing daily meals, housekeeping and maintenance chores in addition to assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, hygiene support, grooming, feeding, toileting, transferring and ambulation.
We provide support to individuals needing assistance throughout the night, including assistance going to bed, toileting, catheter care, personal hygiene, medication management, wound and skin care and other skilled tasks. Caregivers are awake all night and are available to assist with after bedtime transfers, toileting and redirection of confused, agitated or wandering behaviors.
Assuring that the tasks necessary for the upkeep and cleanliness of the home is critical to health, wellness and safety. Homemaking tasks can include: Meal Planning and Preparation (grocery shopping, meal preparation, monitoring diet and food intake, preparing future meals and clean-up); Errands (picking up prescriptions, gathering mail and general shopping); Light Housekeeping (assistance with laundry, changing linens, taking out trash, dusting, vacuuming, mopping, caring for houseplants and general cleaning).
Companionship and Transportation services include accompaniment to events, non-emergency medical and dental appointments, shopping for meals and household items and completing general errands. We can prepare you and/or accompany you for an outing to a movie or a restaurant; assist with letter writing and participate in game and card playing; reading or general conversation. First Choice In-Home Care is dedicated to assuring our clients health and safety, medical and emotional needs are met on a daily basis. Our Caregivers are also licensed and insured drivers and pick-up and drop-off services can also be provided.
Care and support to individuals recovering from general or orthopedic surgery. Our dedicated and respectful professionals provide a range of customized services to assist during the critical first weeks after surgery, when rest is most important and privacy is most valued. We work with the patient, family members and physicians, offering highly personalized care and support, transportation, homemaking and companion services. Our services enable recovering individuals to rest, limit activities that might slow recovery and protect privacy and dignity while allowing time to heal.
You served our county proudly and we are here to serve you. First Choice In-Home Care is contracted with the Puget Sound Veterans Administration to provide skilled home care services to our veterans who are in need of assistance with activities of daily living including shopping, cleaning, meal preparation, bathing, dressing and other essential activities.
Caring for America's Seniors: The Value of Home Care Report was recently released providing information on the growing and critical role of professional home care in the United States in response to the millions of aging Americans who will need care. The report shines a spotlight on home care as a valuable and vital part of the solution to the challenges that accompany population aging. The report carefully incorporates industry facts, existing data from credible and trusted sources, and stories directly from caregivers and the families they serve to clearly articulate who we are and the benefits we provide – benefits to seniors, their families, the health care system, and the U.S. economy.
VA offers a number of services that can provide you with the support that's right for you. Whether you and the Veteran you care for could use some help at home or you just need someone to listen, The VA is here to support you.
The Human Services Department funds and operates programs and services that meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable people in our community - families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, homeless people, seniors, and persons with disabilities.
The mission of Aging and Disability Services is to develop a community that promotes quality of life, independence and choice for older people and adults with disabilities in King County.
These services offer state and federally funded programs that provide house-hold and personal care services to enable clients to remain at home. We are here to foster inclusive communities that support people with developmental disabilities to fully participate in and contribute to all aspects of community life.
Serving adults with chronic illnesses or conditions, and people of all ages with developmental disabilities, mental health disorders, or substance use disorders. Home and Community Services provides and administers long-term care services to eligible individuals and collaborates with Area Agencies on Ag-ing to share community service options.
The Aging and Disability Resources Program offers a wide range of community-based services that allow older adults and adults with disabilities to remain at home as long as possible. These services address the needs of frail, older and functionally disabled adults living in Pierce County.
The Developmental Disabilities Administration strives to develop and implement public policies that will promote individual worth, self-respect, and dignity such that each individual is valued as a contributing member of the community.
The types of services and programs available is different in each community. Who to talk with depends on where the person lives who needs the care, how old he/she is, and whether or not state funding (Medicaid) is needed to help pay for care. Learn more about who to contact to find local services or programs.
The Home Care Association of America is the industry's leading trade association for providers of home care, which encompasses a broad range of services that supports seniors' wellbeing and enables them to age in place.