Clients often contact our offices seeking an in-home caregiver for a short visit. Often those who call seeking private care don’t believe they need assistance for more than a few hours or require assistance only with bathing or other short tasks. Abby Services has always strived to meet the needs of all the clients we serve. At one point this included working hard to make these short visits happen, here is why we stopped:
So how can we help clients seeking short in-home care visits?
Abby Services has been in business for over 21 years in the greater Fort Myers/ Cape Coral area. Through our years of experience, we have found that 4 hours of caregiver service is the magic number. At this level, we are able to find professional private in-home caregivers who can consistently and reliably provide care. We encourage clients to consider what other caregiver activities they could take advantage of to justify the time. Often assistance with laundry and bed linens are an easy way to justify the additional time.
For clients who still insist on receiving less than 4 hours of care, we encourage them to consider this a per visit service vs a per hour service. For example, at $21/hour, a 4-hour visit would be $84/ visit. Therefore a client could consider the cost to be $84 for up to 4 hours of a caregivers service.
Whatever your private caregiver needs we are happy to help discuss your options. It is absolutely free to request an in-home consultation with our RN. Call today! 239-590-0861