Welcome Care Plus’s team of professionals provide uncompromising levels of attention, customer service and integrity and will work with patients, patient’s families, and physicians (when needed) to develop a non-medical plan of care that will meet each individual’s specific needs. We provide elite non-medical companion services, to the private market. Our services vary depending on the specific patient’s needs and wants. Levels of services provided are based on companion’s experience, certification, and level of training. All of our staff is insured, trained, go through a full drug and medical screening, as well as a detailed screening, criminal, and background check. Some of our non-medical companion services may include the following:
Home Health Aides and Personal Care Aides are trained and certified professionals, who provide non-medical care. Common duties performed include but are not limited to, assisting patients in bathing, grooming, and dressing, light housekeeping and laundry, meal preparation and serving, accompanying patients to medical appointments, etc. HHA/PCA’s cannot perform any medical duties such as administer medications, wound care, etc., however they can remind patients when it is time for medication, and have it pre-poured at a local pharmacy. All of our Home Health Aides and Personal Care Aides go through rigorous training and certification, are licensed and insured, and have a full drug, medical, criminal, and background check.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Similar to HHA/PCA’s, Certified Nursing Assistants work closely with patients and their families providing non-medical care, and are responsible for basic care services such as bathing, grooming, feeding, and accompanying patients to doctor appointments. CNA’s can also take basic vital signs such as temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and respirations, and can also turn and reposition patients. CNA’s work closely with the Registered Nursed to make sure the plan of care is up to date and effective. All CNA’s are insured, licensed and certified and go through a full drug, medical, criminal, and background check.
A companion serves a non-medical role in a patient’s life. Companions perform duties such as reminder services, assisting with mobility, providing companionship, preparing meals and feeding, escorting to appointments, organizing and reading mail, entertaining and recreational activities, grocery and other shopping, laundry and light housekeeping services, miscellaneous errands, and more. Companions are non-certified, however are insured, and go through a medical, drug, criminal, and background check.
We know how painful and stressful it can be when your loved one is in the hospital. Allow us to alleviate that stress by providing a non-medical companion that can be with your loved ones to make their hospital stay a little more pleasant, and you a little less worried, knowing that your loved one is in good hands. Just like the rest of our companions, our hospital sitters are insured, and go through a medical, drug, criminal, and background check.
Live-In Aides/ Night Aide
Performing non-medical duties, Live-In Aides and Night Aides can assist patients after surgeries/procedures, the elderly, or persons with disabilities. Live-In Aides help round the clock with daily living activities at the person’s home or in a care facility. Duties performed at a place of residence may include keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes and preparing meals), assisting patients with everyday needs, companionship, and more. Night Aides ensure that your loved ones are safe and taken care of at night, and are there to help patients go to the bathroom, reposition, etc. Live-In Aides and Night Aides can be HHA’s, PCA’s, CNA’s, or Companions, are insured, and go through a medical, drug, criminal, and background check.
A Registered Nurse has clinical nursing knowledge, physical assessment, teaching and procedural skills. He/She has the ability to be directly responsible for assessing, planning, providing and documenting a non-medical plan of care for a single or designated group of patients in accordance with the physician’s orders and Welcome Care Plus policies and procedures. The duties and responsibilities of the Registered Nurse will include completing referrals and taking physician’s verbal orders as necessary in a timely manner. He/She will perform physical assessment, evaluate patient’s needs and consult with physicians if necessary to develop a plan of care that is individualized based on the patient’s and patient’s families needs. All of our Registered Nurses are licensed, insured and board certified.