Brookdale at Home Glen Ellyn
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Brookdale at Home Glen Ellyn

Choosing between a home care agency and private hire can feel like a challenge. But we can help make the decision a little less fuzzy. Private hire can be a wonderful option, but what happens if you hire the wrong person?

When you work with a senior care agency like Brookdale at Home Glen Ellyn, you can feel confident knowing that you’re going to work with experienced and professional caregivers. We require each of our team members to complete background checks, specialized training, and thoughtful onboarding to make sure you receive reliable and trustworthy care. Our goal is to go above and beyond to help you feel safe and protected because we believe your well-being is too valuable to leave to chance.

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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 630-446-1538

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.