At TruCare Home Care, we connect caregivers and clients that are family members, lifelong friends or even randomly appointed pairs that form relationships that last a lifetime. Their caregiving brings companionship, communication, and compassion for both our caregivers and clients alike.
Companionship of Caregiving
Among many other tasks, caregiver jobs offer companionship to their clients. This allows patients to receive supplemental socialization when they are unable to see family and friends often. Social interaction is important for everyone, especially elderly, disabled, and ill individuals who are more prone to isolation. Studies show social isolation and loneliness can lead to mental and physical health issues such as depression, anxiety, cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, and high blood pressure. On the other hand, research shows participating in activities with others can lead to longer lifespans, improved cognitive function, and a boost in mood.
Caregivers can participate in activities like board games or card games, watch movies, go on walks, share meals, and more. TruCare’s staff and caregivers are reliable and dedicated to clients, and they’re always ready to offer hands-on care.
Check out this video of Charlie and his caregiver who have been together for seven years. TruCare values the importance of friend caregiver jobs so clients and their close friends can feel secure about the level of care received.
Communication of Caregiving
Effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential to work in home care services. Caregivers need to possess the ability to communicate clearly in a variety of ways to clients, clients’ loved ones, employers, coworkers, health care professionals, and insurance companies. From monitoring patient symptoms and reporting medical information to sharing vital information with employers and coworkers, home care agency staff need to possess the capability to observe, listen, and relay information accurately and tactfully. Doing this ensures clients’ comfort and safety as well as ample support for caregivers. TruCare prioritizes communication and takes steps to verify information is correct with caregivers and their clients each step of the way.
The following video shows one of TruCare’s caregivers Cynthia and her client discussing how well TruCare communicates with clients.
Compassion of Caregiving
Practicing compassion helps to build meaningful relationships between caregivers and their clients. TruCare views compassion as an umbrella term because being a compassionate caregiver involves several factors: patience, attentiveness, thoughtfulness, and respect. Our caregivers and staff are experienced, passionate individuals that take the time to answer questions, address concerns, and treat everyone with dignity.
Watch this short clip of one of our family caregiver pairings to gain more insight on how TruCare values keeping compassion at the forefront.
Work at TruCare Home Care Services
Recognized as the Best of Home Care Provider and Best of Home Care Employee of 2019 and 2020, our reputation speaks for itself. Our facility offers adult day care services in addition to home health care services such as meal preparation, grooming, mobility assistance, and transportation. Caregivers also provide companionship and can truly make a difference in someone’s life.