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Services

Homemakers and Companions

When you need a little help around the house our homemakers and companions are there for you. Combining respectful professionalism with a friendly, caring attitude, these staff members are happy to assist you. All of our staff are held to a high standard of caregiving excellence and have ongoing training for topics such as Alzheimer’s and Dementia care, and Hospice Care.

Homemakers provide light cleaning services. Our goal is to help clients maintain a safe and comfortable home environment.

  • Dusting
  • Vacuuming
  • Sweeping
  • Dry Mopping
  • Window Washing (inside only)
  • Cooking and Meal Preparation
  • Shopping and Errands
  • Medication Reminder
  • Kitchens, including:
    • Sink Area
    • Cupboard Organizing
    • Dishwashing
  • Bathrooms, including:
    • Sink Area
    • Toilet
    • Shower

Companions provide a caring presence in the home. For clients who live alone a visit brightens their day and keeps them active. A Companion visit also allows the regular caregiver to take a break, go to appointments, or travel.

  • Social Interaction
  • Supervised Walks
  • Respite Care
  • Medication Reminder
  • Accompany to Appointments

Personal Care Attendants

Hands-on care can be a challenge, let our Personal Care Attendants help with activities of daily living. Our dedicated, compassionate staff members can help you stay clean, safe, and independent. Each of our PCA’s has current state certification to provide personal care, as well as ongoing professional training through company inservices.

  • Bathing and Showering
  • Dressing
  • Grooming
  • Mouth and Denture Care
  • Toileting
  • Ambulation Assistance
  • Lift In/Out of Chair
  • Lift In/Out of Bed
  • Perineal Care
  • Catheter Care
  • Medication Reminder
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Cooking and Meal Preparation
  • Shopping and Errands

Our Personal Care Attendants carry certification as a Certified Nurse’s Aide, Personal Care Attendant, or Home Health Aide. Ongoing training includes care for patients with Alzheimer’s, Dementia, special dietary needs, catheters, and those who are receiving Hospice care.

Live In Aide

For clients who need round-the-clock care and monitoring, we offer Live In Aides. Our well-qualified, considerate Live Ins are state certified and professionally experienced. If you or a loved one require help throughout the night or can no longer be left alone, you may benefit from the constant, supportive presence of a Live In Aide.

  • Bathing and Showering
  • Dressing
  • Grooming
  • Mouth and Denture Care
  • Toileting
  • Ambulation Assistance
  • Lift In/Out of Chair
  • Lift In/Out of Bed
  • Perineal Care
  • Catheter Care
  • Medication Reminder
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Cooking and Meal Preparation
  • Accompany to Appointments

Our Live In Aides provide personal care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, typically for long-term cases. In the event that our Live In must leave a case, Franciscan Ever There Care will provide a suitable replacement so that you or your loved one will never be without assistance.

It can be difficult to have a new person in your home. We always strive to find the best caregiver match to make the adjustment as smooth as possible. If a Live In Aide is not a good fit, Franciscan Ever There Care will communicate with the client and provide a replacement.

Our Live In Aides carry certification as a Certified Nurse’s Aide, Personal Care Attendant, or Home Health Aide. Ongoing training includes care for patients with Alzheimer’s, Dementia, special dietary needs, catheters, and those who are receiving Hospice care.

Emergency Response Services

Franciscan Ever There Care offers Medical Alert Systems so that you can enjoy independence without sacrificing safety. Our Personal Emergency Response System works as a remote life-alert; you can call for help with just the push of a button. The automated Medication Dispenser helps you manage your medications – never miss a dose again!

Personal Emergency Response System

Assistance is never out of reach. These emergency buttons can be worn on your wrist or on a lanyard so that you can call for help anywhere in your home. If you need immediate help, or just want someone to know that you are answering an unexpected knock at the door, the Personal Emergency Response System is the tool.

  • Phone line connected System
  • Portable wrist or necklace button
  • Automatic response from a Care Representative
  • Easy monthly payment

Medication Dispenser

This device automatically dispenses medication or vitamins in accordance with a prescribed treatment program. Simply set the timer and pre-fill the dispenser. When it is time to take your medication the tray will automatically beep to notify you. The exact dosage will be found underneath the sliding door on the device. You will always get the right dosage at the right time. If the medication is not taken within 30 minutes the device will alert the care center and a Care Representative will call to make sure that you are safe.

Franciscan Ever There Care
273 Finch Ave
Meriden, CT 06451
(203) 630-2881
clientservices@franciscanetc.org

DCP#: HCA0000439

"I couldn’t do without Franciscan Ever There Care. I feel like each and every homemaker I’ve met is like one of my daughters. They treat my house and my belongings like they were their own. They are all so wonderful and they make me happy." - J. L.