Brookdale at Home of Austin

Brookdale at Home Austin

There’s nothing wrong with asking for a little help around the house, especially if it means you can maintain the freedom and independence that you currently enjoy. Hiring a home care agency like Brookdale at Home Austin allows you to unload some of the burdensome tasks and focus more of your time and energy on things that bring you joy. Our caregivers are skilled at handling things like housekeeping, meal preparation, pet care, medication assistance and more. We also require them to pass background checks and complete specialized training so you can feel confident about welcoming them into your home.

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Services Offered
  • Errands
  • Pet care
  • Light housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Technology assistance
  • Medication reminders
  • Assistance with bathing or dressing
  • Light meal preparation
  • Companionship
  • Monitoring

Give us a call today at 512-987-5233

Frequently Asked Questions About At Home Care

In-home care, which Brookdale At Home offers, is a  service provided by caregivers trained to deliver nonmedical care such as daily living support or companionship at a personal home or senior living community.  This service may be an option for seniors or anyone needing daily or weekly assistance. Some of the services Brookdale At Home offers is light meal preparation and housekeeping, errand service, assistance with bathing and dressing, pet care, medication set-up and reminders, and more.

Home health care is a type of skilled medical care, for those who qualify, that’s designed to help you recover from specific health situations, such as a medical procedure, or from a fall or illness. Home health care is often performed by a skilled nurse, rehabilitation therapist, home health aide, or medical social worker. Typically, this kind of care requires a physician’s order and that you meet certain eligibility requirements in order to qualify. Medicare often will cover it.

For private in-home care, which Brookdale At Home provides, you don’t need a physician’s order or need to meet eligibility requirements in order to receive services. Non-medical care provided is less focused on improving a health condition and, and instead is meant to provide support or assistance with activities of daily living which may include personal care, household chores, and more. Typically Medicare doesn’t cover this type of care, and instead you’re responsible for paying for it privately. You get to decide what services you need or want, as well as how often a caregiver comes to your house. 

You do not need to meet any medical qualifications or receive a physician’s order to be eligible for private duty, in-home care. As long as your service requests match up with our agency’s service offerings, you should be eligible to receive care. Brookdale At Home provides a no-cost/no-obligation evaluation of your needs or wants prior to starting services. To learn more, give us a call.

The cost for private in-home care does depend on certain factors like the amount of caregiver time you’re requesting per week and the types of services you want. If you are interested in getting pricing costs, reach out to a Brookdale At Home agency in your area.

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Need more skilled home care?

Perhaps Brookdale at Home doesn’t fit your at home care needs. If you need skilled medical care, typically covered by Medicare for those that qualify, then Brookdale Home Health might be right for you. This type of care is often used a patient is recently discharged from the hospital, experienced a health situation like a fall, or underwent a medical procedure.