Affective Healthcare is the community home care provider you can trust. We provide non-medical home care services in Southern California. Our unmatched staff is ready to cater to your needs and aid in helping you reach your optimal level of comfort and wellness. Our care plans are created with our clients individual care needs in mind. If important questions arise, our Patient Care Coordinators are ready to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Affective Healthcare is a licensed Home Care Organization under the California Department of Social Services.
• Bathing assistance and hygiene care
• Dressing and grooming
• Incontinence care/bathroom assistance
• Transfer assistance and bed positioning
• Conversations, activities, accompany on walks, shopping, appointments.
• Preparation of nutritious meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner
• Meals prepared based on dietary needs
• Cleaning and maintaining the home which includes vacuuming, dusting, mopping, washing dishes, bed linen change, organizing and removing clutter, and other household tasks.
• To ensure medications are taken at the right time with the proper dosage
• Transportation to and from medical appointments, various errands, and family visits
Private Duty Nursing services are for those who have more complex medical conditions who are in need of supervision by a licensed nurse. Our nurses do not perform invasive procedures. Affective Healthcare takes the extra time to have a Registered Nurse fully assess each patient’s medical disorder, develop a personalized plan of care, and follow up with the patient every week. Each skilled nurse assigned to each case completes a Daily Activity Log, Narrative Clinical Notes, and Medication Handout every shift, documenting activities done during the shift. Our Private Duty Nursing Services include most of our In-home Care Services but also include:
Dementia is a general term used to describe the decline in mental ability that is enough to interfere with daily life tasks. Symptoms of dementia can vary greatly but at least two of the following core mental functions must be significantly impaired to be considered dementia:
People with dementia may have problems with short term memory, keeping track of a wallet or purse, paying bills, planning and preparing meals, remembering appointments, etc.
Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia. It accounts for 50 to 80 percent of dementia cases. There currently is no cure but researchers are currently looking for new treatments and care techniques to improve the quality of life for those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
Our professional staff is knowledgeable and trained to safely help your loved ones with their daily life tasks. They have the experience, patience, and understanding to deal with those suffering with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Let our Affective CAREgivers be your home care solution to help relieve any care giving strain you may have.
A chronic disease is one that can be controlled, but not cured. In most cases, a chronic disease will require a lifetime of regular treatment. Some chronic illnesses cause permanent disability. Chronic diseases are usually characterized by acute episodes of illness followed by periods of time where symptoms may be reduced or absent. 88 percent of Americans over 65 years of age have at least one chronic health condition. The most common types of Chronic Diseases are:
Affective CAREgivers are here to help improve the quality of life for your loved ones. Preparation of healthy and nutritious meals can go a long way when it comes to the health of a person. Regular exercise can also help by reducing joint pain and stiffness, building strong muscle around the joints, and increasing flexibility and endurance. Let Affective Healthcare be the home care solution for your loved ones
Each nurse has received additional training in psychological therapies, building therapeutic alliance, dealing with challenging behavior, and administration of psychiatric medication as they provide comprehensive medical/surgical and psychiatric home care. All other staff has also received additional training to complement their experience as they specialize in Mental Health and aid in ADL’s.
Our definitive goal is to have our patients successfully perform mental functions, resulting in the ability to engage in productive activities, take pleasure in fulfilling relationships, and change or cope with adversity.
Referrals are accepted from primary or psychiatric physicians
Affective Healthcare has psychiatric mental health nurses and social workers with expertise in:
Affective Healthcare staff works closely with our patients’ Primary and Referring Physicians, Psychiatrists, Psychologists to ensure that Plans of Care are followed through, aiding in reaching short and long term healthcare goals.