Real Stories: Exploring all the options

Todays post features real-life stories of how Encompass Senior Solutions helped an elderly person and their loved ones through a tough decision-making process that ensured each persons individual care needs were met. Names have been changed to respect privacy.

Patty

Patty, a young woman recovering from a recent surgery, needed in-home care while her family had to go out of town for an extended period of time. The family contacted Encompass to construct a schedule using professional caregivers, along with family and friends, to take care of her until her family returned home.

Bill

Bill required substantial assistance while he lived in an assisted living facility. Still, he often left the facility on trips with his family. By employing Encompass, Bill was provided a caregiver to come along on each trip he took, making sure he’s safe. By providing a safety assessment/modification of his home and additional caregivers, Bill eventually was able to return to his home, where he remains today.

Carl

Carl, a 90-year-old man not interested in taking the traditional route of a skilled stay at a rehabilitation center, asked Encompass to create a safe plan for him to rehab at home. Encompass made his home safe, brought in Medicare certified skilled care — physical and occupational therapy — and provided him with 24-hour care. Within a month, Carl was walking with a cane and was soon back to living independently — all without having to set foot in a communal rehab facility.

Read more Real Stories from Encompass here.

Encompass Senior Solutions currently serving Omaha, Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa provides seniors and their families a complete understanding of the available care options and helps families maneuver through the challenges of the system. All Encompass services are directed by registered nurses or licensed clinical social workers with no long-term contracts. Contact us today for help with your senior care needs.

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“Encompass Senior Solutions solves the problems families face in finding home health care providers they can trust. Providers who will focus on strategies that keep parents in their homes. To learn more about our health care services, visit http://www.encompass-home-health-care.com.”