Personal Care / Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

Personal Care Providers perform and assist clients with activities of daily living (ADLs); such as bathing and hygiene task. Personal caregivers are required to have formal training, unlike companion caregivers. For example, at Trustworthy Staffing Solutions all of our personal caregivers are either Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), that are certified by the Maryland Board of Nursing or trained Home Health Aides (HHAs).

Services that personal caregivers perform may include all of those that a companion caregiver performs plus:

  • Provide hands-on care by assisting with bathing, dressing and skin, mouth, and hair care
  • Measure temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, and intake and output of fluids
  • Assist with the use of devices like wheelchairs and walkers
  • Assist with patient transfers which may include usage of a Hoyer Lift or a transfer device
  • Help change colostomy or catheter bags
  • Help with toileting and incontinent care
  • Assist with medication reminders
  • Perform basic grooming and cosmetic assistance

Medication Reminders

With so many medications, it can be tough for seniors to remember when to take each dose. Having a caregiver by their side to remind them daily to take their medication can eliminate possible complications and consequences. At Trustworthy Staffing Solutions our caregivers are trained to assist with medication reminders that can help your loved one know that they've taken the correct meds at the right times. In addition to reminding the client, the caregiver may be able to:

  • Assist with medication refills, so your loved one won't run out or miss doses
  • Assist with opening pre-filled pill boxes or dispensers
  • Run errands to the pharmacy to pick-up filled meds and/or drop off prescriptions
  • Make sure medication is stored properly
  • Organize all medications into one location
  • Maintain a daily documentation log or check off sheet

Fall Prevention

Each year, millions of older adults—those 65 and older—fall. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year 3 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries, and over 800,000 patients a year are hospitalizedbecause of a fall injury. A caregiver, having an extra set of eyes on an elderly individual, can assist with physical mobility, medication reminders and home modifications (ex. clearing pathways). This serves as a safeguard to protect loved ones from suffering very serious fall-related injuries that can be costly to their health and their financial well-being. A professionally trained caregiver helps prevent falls by caring for your loved ones the way they deserve.

Meal Preparation

Caregivers prepare and encourage proper diet and nutrition based on the client's individual needs. Elderly people are sometimes faced with special dietary restrictions as a result of a medical condition. Our caregivers are familiar with common special diets and how to prepare them so your loved one can enjoy eating healthy foods without having to worry about the plans and preparation. They understand what makes up a balanced diet and important factors in food safety. Through our meal preparation service; caregivers can:

  • Create meal plans
  • Go grocery shopping
  • Prepare food for cooking
  • Cook and reheat meals
  • Do the dishes

Light Housekeeping / Laundry

Our caregivers perform Light Housekeeping duties to help provide better care for your loved one that can ease the pressure and keep your home exactly the way you like it. Light housekeeping is meant to be limited to the areas used by the client such as the bathroom, kitchen, bedroom, and living room. Light housekeeping is offered as one part of an overall Service Plan to keep the client safe and independent in their home environment.

Light housekeeping includes tasks such as:

  • Dust open surfaces
  • Sweep and mop floors (damp mops – small areas and hard surface floors)
  • Vacuum around furniture
  • Wipe down counters
  • Wash and put dishes away
  • Clean bathrooms and kitchens
  • Take out the trash
  • Change sheets and making the bed
  • Organize drawers, shelves, and closets
  • Assist with laundry

Skilled Nursing Services

Trustworthy Staffing solutions Skilled Nursing Services includes a licensed RN or LPN licensed by the Maryland Board of Nursing. Our program is designed to enhance the quality of life and assist clients with daily medical related task and to assist in monitoring the client's condition. Examples of the skilled nursing services that we provide may include:

  • Assessment and Evaluation of the nursing needs
  • Establish and implement a plan of care
  • Report progress and changes in condition to physician
  • Dermatologic and Wound Care
  • Cardiopulmonary Procedures; ex. Ventilator Management, Trach suctioning
  • Gastroenterological and Ostomy Care
  • Intravenous Therapy procedures
  • Urologic and Renal Care, ex. Foley care and insertion
  • Medication Administration, including B12 injections

Companion Care/ Sitter

Companions and sitters provide companionship and non-medical services. Companions do not perform hands-on care. Companionship services may include:

  • Providing company for appointments or errands
  • Planning, preparing, and cleaning up meals
  • Cleaning, organizing, dusting, and other light house cleaning tasks
  • Washing, drying, ironing, folding, and putting away clothes and linens
  • Playing cards or games and having a conversation

Respite Care

Trustworthy Staffing Solutions provide in-home respite care, for when you're in need of a break. Respite care is a service that provides periodic relief for the family or primary caregiver. Whether it's covering a two-week vacation, a short break, or needed because of sickness or a family emergency, we're here when you need us. You or your loved one might be eligible for paid-covered respite care services. You may contact the Maryland Department of Human Services in your local jurisdiction regarding detail eligibility. Click the link below:

Dementia Care

Dementia care is all about helping you or your loved one to have the support they need to carry on living in their own home. Our caregivers work to follow a routine that they're used to and comfortable with maintaining independence as much as possible. Whether you just need someone to check on your loved one first thing in the morning and help with personal care and breakfast, or to make sure they're safe during the night, you can be assured that our trained caregivers will be on hand to help. In addition to providing personal care, they can assist with areas, such as:

  • Memory Support
  • Maintain a safe home environment
  • Medication reminders
  • Help with mobility
  • Facilitate hobbies
  • Meals
  • Housekeeping