The Benefits of Choosing a Family-Owned Home Care Service

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In-home care is a service designed to provide elderly individuals with the support they need to remain comfortably in their homes. While there are a number of in-home senior caregivers to choose from, selecting the right agency for your aging loved one is not always an easy task. Read on to learn more about the benefits of choosing a family-owned home care service to care for your elderly parent or relative.

Family-Oriented Philosophy

The biggest benefit of hiring a family-owned and -operated home care service is the fact that they are family oriented—meaning they focus on providing each patient with the compassionate, individualized care he or she needs rather than focusing on a financial bottom line. Unlike major home care agencies and corporations, family-owned home care agencies strive to provide in-home senior support while making all of their clients feel like an important part of the family.

Guaranteed Compassionate Care

Many adult children and caregivers struggle to choose a home care agency because they want to guarantee that their loved ones get the best, safest care possible. When you choose an agency that is devoted to a family-based philosophy, you can rest assured that your elderly loved one will be treated as an individual and receive the compassionate care that he or she deserves.

Wide Variety of Services

Another benefit of choosing a family-owned home care agency to care for your elderly family member is the number of services we provide including:

Personal services such as bathing, grooming, oral hygiene, toileting, and exercise.
Household services such as laundry, ironing, meal planning and preparation, medication reminders, pet care, home safety assessments, and even hospice assistance.
For more details click on our Services Page.

Here at Familiar Surroundings Home Care, our family-owned company is devoted to treating your elderly loved ones as we would our own family members. Let our family help your family by calling our at home care providers at (408) 979-9990 today.

Laura Wentling

Laura has been involved in the home care industry for more than 20 years. She knows all the aspects of the business and what it takes to provide excellent customer service. Her ability to focus on clients and personal attendants on an individual basis makes her an outstanding leader. Marinating a standard of professionalism and quality with her administrative staff and personal attendants through direct interaction, is a goal which Laura strives to meet daily. Laura is a "hands on" partner and is always available to meet with both our clients and personal attendants when needed.
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