We refer independent contractor caregivers consisting of Home Health Aides (HHA’s), Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA’s), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN’s) and Registered Nurses who can meet your skilled and non-skilled nursing needs.
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Are you in need of Assistance?
We are here to help. Allow us to refer a qualified caregiver who can be there to assist and support you with the tasks listed below and much more!
Properly washing your face and body
Using a toilet and cleaning oneself appropriately
Choosing and putting on appropriate clothing
The ability to feed oneself
Transfer and Mobility
Safely moving from one location to the other
Keeping mouth, teeth, and gums clean and healthy by regular brushing and flossing
Cooking, planning and preparing meals
Keeping living space tidy and organized
Taking medications as prescribed
Washing linens, towels and articles of clothing
Purchasing groceries, clothing and other items
Driving a car, calling a cab, using public transportation
If you would benefit from any of these services, a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Home Health Aide (HHA) can be referred to assist you.
Give us a call for a free in-home consultation to learn about our referral services and how a referred caregiver can assist!
Here is how we can help!
Lynden Nursing Service understands the importance of finding the right caregiver when you or your loved one needs assistance.
Our office team is committed to referring qualified caregivers who can assist seniors with their daily needs. Referred caregivers can deliver support to enhance seniors’ quality of life, while keeping them safe and independent in their homes.
Because we care
All referred caregivers are thoroughly screened with FBI level 2 background checks indicating eligibility. Professional licenses and certifications are also verified.
Types of Referred Caregivers
Home Health Aide
A trained and certified health-care worker who assists a patient in the home with personal care (such as hygiene and exercise) and light household duties (such as meal preparation) and who monitors the patient’s condition.
Certified Nursing Assistant
A certified nursing assistant helps patients with activities of daily living and other healthcare needs.
Licensed Practical Nurse
A nurse who has completed a practical nursing program and is licensed by a state to provide routine patient care under the direction of a registered nurse or a physician.
A nurse who graduated from a college’s nursing program, or from a school of nursing and has passed a national licensing exam.
HHAs/CNAs Can assist with:
Personal care services can be appropriate for seniors who require assistance with activities of daily living. In addition to caring for seniors, a referred caregiver can also help a client recovering from illness, injury, or a hospital stay.
- Personal Hygiene
Companion care minimizes loneliness, improves, and maintains socialization, provides support with good nutrition, and increases mobility due to transportation services. A referred caregiver can be with you or your loved one when family members may not have the time or means to dedicate the kind of attention and companionship needed for optimal health. Support offered includes but is not limited to:
- Meal Preparations
- Light Housekeeping
- Transportation to appointments and events + more.
- Accompany to Appointments
- Socialization and entertainment
- Keeping in touch with family members and friends
- Medication Reminders
(Non-Medical) Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
According to ALZ.org an estimated 6.5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and approximately 50 percent of people over the age of 85 are living with other types of Dementia. This diagnosis can make it difficult for seniors to independently manage their care needs and may increase the risk of falls and unsafe wandering. A referred caregiver can assist with memory exercises to combat memory loss and help seniors to remain safe in their homes.
(Non-Medical) Parkinson’s Home Care:
Parkinson’s disease is chronic and progressive, with symptoms that include tremors, fatigue, anxiety, and stiff muscles. As the disease progresses, a person with Parkinson’s may require assistance with daily activities like eating, bathing, dressing, and going to medical appointments. A referred caregiver can assist with these needs and provide seniors the support to safely age in place in the comfort of their home.
Referred caregivers can accompany seniors to and from appointments, errands and more.
A referred caregiver can provide companionship, observation, and care for a client in a facility.
Did you know that falls are responsible for 90% of hip fractures in seniors and that falls are the primary cause of accidental deaths in seniors over the age of 65 years? These are daunting statistics that can be reduced if a senior has the support in the home to reduce their risks of falls. Risk factors contributing to this hazard are functional decline due to aging; medication use along with cognitive impairments and sensory deficits. While seniors are unable to avoid the likelihood of these risk factors, a referred caregiver can reduce the risk of falls based on these risk factors. A caregiver referred by Lynden Nursing Service can be a support system in fall prevention, by assisting with mobility, transfer, medication assistance and more.
Post Hospitalization Care:
It is important for a senior who is being discharged from a hospital to have the proper care once home. Getting home and staying home are always a senior’s preference, and this requires coordination and support. A referred caregiver can be helpful in these crucial moments and can assist with transportation and management of follow-up appointments and medication reminders, with meal preparation for proper nutrition, and more
Stroke recovery is a difficult time for the affected senior. There may be difficulties with paralysis, spasticity, and speech. A referred caregiver can assist with recovery and rehabilitation in the comfort of a client’s home by helping with physical and occupational therapy exercises put in place by therapists.
Respite care provides a break for the family member working as a care giver who needs time away for herself/himself. A referred caregiver can assist and be there to care for your loved one while you are away.
With 24-hour care, a referred caregiver can assist you round the clock. Clients typically split their care schedules into 12- or 8-hour shifts consisting of two or more caregivers throughout the day and night to assist a senior with his/her care needs.
Live in Care:
Lynden Nursing Service can help you stay in your home by referring a qualified caregiver who can live with you. Such a caregiver can assist you with your daily needs while providing companionship and support. Clients generally provide a private sleeping quarters and meals for a referred live-in caregiver.
Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses
Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses are available for referral. They can make professional judgments about your medical condition and provide a report to you and your attending physician. They can assist you with your skilled care needs as listed below:
Services RNs and LPNs can provide include but are not limited to:
- Assessment (RN)
- Evaluation (LPN)
- Tube Feedings
- Wound Care
- Infusion Therapy
- Post-Surgical Care (request consultation)
- And much more
Florida State Law requires that skilled care services be provided pursuant to physician orders.