List of services we provide:
SLS (Supported Living Services)
Supported Living Services are provided for people on the Developmental Disability (DD) waiver to increase their ability to live in their own home. These services are provided to people of all ages who requires daily staff needs due to behavior problems, medical conditions, physical deficits and/or lack of adequate survival skills.
This includes assistance with acquisition, retention and improvement in skills such as:
- Bed making and household chores
- Eating and the preparation of food
- Personal grooming and cleanliness
- Social and adaptive skills necessary to enable the individual to reside in a non-institutional setting.
Examples of services include:
- Community participation and mobility
- Health care, leisure and recreation
- Household chores
- Interpersonal skills
- Money management
- Reduction or elimination of maladaptive behavior
- Sensory and motor development.
ICLS (Individual Community Living Support)
Individual Community Living Support (ICLS) is a new service available to Elderly Waiver and Alternative Care clients. It is an “all-inclusive” service designed to cover general care for elderly clients without needing to spread individual services across several providers.
Below is a list of skills that ICLS staff help different clients with:
- Problem solving the person’s concerns related to daily living.
- Reduce the person’s reliance on human assistance.
- Assisting with cleaning, meal planning/preparation, and shopping for household/personal needs.
- Providing reminders about and assistance with exercises and other health maintenance/improvement activities.
- Facilitating the person in socially valued roles through engagement in relevant activities that lead to desired outcomes.
At Apex Home Care, patient satisfaction is our number one priority. Your home is the place you should feel the most comfortable and we value your privacy and conform.
Our Personal Care Assistance (PCA) will assist with your activities of daily living while our homemakers will keep your home tidy. Below are some of our services may include:
- Help with Bathing and Showering
- Assistance Getting In and Out of Bed
- Assistance with Personal Hygiene
- Helping the Client Get Dressed
- Standby Assistance with Morning and Evening Routines
- Safety Supervision for the Client
- Light Exercises
- Help Climbing Steps
- Meal Preparation and Feeding Assistance
- Assistance with Mobility
- Diet Monitoring
- Light housekeeping chores:
- And many more.
Adult companion helps a person work toward a therapeutic or community integration goal in his or her support plan.
Adult companion services include:
- Attend a movie with the person to practice coping skills to manage his or her social anxiety.
- Go with the person to a community event to reduce his or her social isolation.
- Play a board game with the person to enhance his or her fine motor skills.
- Provide verbal instructions or cues to the person to help him or her complete a task.
- Assist or supervise the person with tasks such as laundry, light housekeeping, meal preparation and shopping.
24-Hour Emergency Assistance
At Apex Home Care, we are only a phone call away in case an emergency comes up!
We provide direct individualized care for both adults and pediatrics clients with physical and developmental disabilities.
Our job is to ensure we immediately get in touch with the nearest local hospital to attend to your need.
Independent Living Skills (ILS)
The job of an ILS staff is to help a person maintain and improve community-living skills. These includes developing and maintaining the skills necessary to participate and become integrated in the community he or she lives in, as well as live independently at home. ILS staff work on tasks specific to individual needs in the client’s home or community to help develop these skills. ILS workers offer assistance and supervision for their client, however, training is the primary service provided.
Caring for a client who wants to remain at home takes a team of people working together to help make that happen. This post highlights the role of an Independent Living Skills (ILS) staff and the importance he/she has at Apex Home Care.
Below is a list of skills that ILS staff help different clients with:
- Communicating effectively
- Reducing and eliminating inappropriate or disruptive behavior
- Sensory/motor development
- Money and Time management
- Meal preparation
- Household tasks like laundry and cleaning
Respite is a short-term service when you cannot care for yourself, and your primary live-in caregiver needs relief. It’s important for caregivers, especially family members, to take a break and regain their strength from time to time. Our staff will take over the caregiver’s duties to ensure the patient’s continuity of health.
Respite Care usually covers:
- Arrange Transportation to Family Gatherings and Social Functions
- Assistance with ADLs
- Organize the Client’s Appointments and Schedule
- Maintaining a Safe Living Environment for the Client
- Grocery Shopping Assistance
- AM and PM Care
- Simple Wound Care and Dressing Changes
- Assist with Home Exercise Program
- General Health Supervision
- Assistance with Dressing
- Monitoring Blood Pressure, Temperature and other Vital Signs
- Running Errands
- Meal Preparation and Clean-Up after Meals
- Vital Signs Monitoring
- Overseeing Safety for the Client at Home
- Ambulation Assistance
- Providing Companionship
- Keep Track of Appointments / Schedule