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Brookdale at Home Des Plaines

What would you do if you had more time to yourself? If you hire a home care agency like Brookdale at Home Des Plaines, you could let our caregivers handle the less exciting tasks so you could spend more time doing the things you actually enjoy. Our senior care services range from technology and medication assistance to light meal preparation and housekeeping, so you can enjoy fewer chores and more time with friends and family.

Home care isn’t just for people who want a little more time freedom. Our services are also a wonderful way to help seniors feel safe and protected, retain more independence or stay in their current home rather than transition to a senior living community. And because we provide thorough background checks, training and onboarding, you can feel confident about hiring us to help you—or your loved ones—during this particular season of life.

Services Offered

Services vary by location. Contact a representative for details.

  • Errands
  • Pet care
  • Light housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Technology assistance
  • Medication set-up and reminders
  • Assistance with bathing or dressing
  • Light meal preparation
  • Companionship
  • Monitoring

Give us a call today at 847-294-0100

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.