Levels of Care Services

At Private Care Resources Inc, we help provide care services for almost all of your needs. The range of tasks that we can offer can help supplement the care given to yourself and individuals. In order to ensure the proper level of care is given, we employ a variety of skilled caregivers. Our staff can preform duties that range from simple housekeeping and community involvement to end of life nursing care. All employees are required to successfully pass compentecy tests and annually assigned In-Services. They follow an established Plan of Care and adhere to the policies and procedures of Private Care Resources Inc. All staff and consumers have access to a Registered Nurse twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week.

 

Companions

Our companions perform a variety of tasks to help assist in daily routines and ensure the comfort and safety you or your loved ones deserve. As a companion they can assist with non-medical and home support activities. These duties can include light housekeeping, laundry, preparation and serving of food, incidental transportation for doctors appointments, shopping, activities, and a variety of other errands when other means of transportation are not available.They also can provide companionship to help enrich the quality of their life.

Home Health Aides

Our home health aides have recieved training and passed the requirements for a direct care worker to provide the next level of care service. They can help assist with personal hygiene which may include partial to complete bed bath, oral hygiene, hair & nail care, routine care of skin, shaving, and help with dressing. As an aide they can provide assistance with ambulation, transfers & positioning, toileting activities to include foley care, care of drainage units, recording intake & output, and collection of urine/stool specimens. They can also help remind the individual to take medications as prescribed by their doctor.

Certified Nursing Assistants

Our certified nursing assistants can perform the duties of both companions and home health aides but are trained in tasks that require a higher skill level. They have received additional training as regulated by the state nurse aide registry. Their training includes use of hoyer lifts, colostomy bags, therapeutic range of motion, and all activities of daily living. Certified Nursing Assistants are utilized in cases that require more complex medical and personal care.

Licensed Practical Nurses

Our licensed practical nurses are responsible for the nursing care of assigned consumers within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act, regulations of the State Board of Nursing, and the American Nurses Association. LPNs are responsible for providing care according to these regulations. They assist in the determination of consumer needs and assist in the development of an individuals Plan of Care. They are required to observe and reports changes in condition to ensure meeting the physical, medical, and emotional needs of the consumer and family. They can also assist the individual and family in learning proper self care techniques.

Registered Nurses

Our Registered Nurses are responsible for the nursing care of assigned consumers within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act, regulations of the State Board of Nursing, and the American Nurses Association. RNs are responsible for making decisions and providing care according to these regulations. They coordinate the Plan of Care with your physician and assess for additional needs. They conduct the initial in-home admission assessment and ongoing re-assessments. In order to monitor the quality of service provisions they conduct in-home staff supervisories, consumer satisfaction surveys, and update the Plan of Care as needed.