Home Care

Promoting Independence. Enhancing Quality of Life

Residents trust The Highlands at Wyomissing to provide a lifestyle and healthcare services that are second to none. With that same commitment and dedication to quality, The Highlands now offers residents –Highlands Home Care.

Highlands Home Care provides assistance with many daily activities, including chores, transportation to local appointments or social engagements and personal care assistance such as bathing, dressing, grooming and medication supervision. Highlands Home Care is designed to ensure quality of life while helping residents remain in the place they most want to be.

From a few minutes a day, a few hours a week, to 24/7 care, Highlands Home Care is perfect for residents who need:

Short-term support

Home care following a hospital stay, surgery, fall, accident or illness helps make life easier and safer. A couple of weeks, or even a few days, of home care can result in faster recoveries.

Ongoing support

For those living with a chronic illness, disease or other condition

that inhibits the ability to independently perform activities of daily living . . . Highlands Home Care is a great option.

Companionship

The Highlands’ Home Care Team provides a wide range of companionship services for those times when all that is needed is a little pampering or company.

Among the Services Highlands Home Care offers Highlands Residents:

Companion Home Care Services

  • Pick up meals and mail
  • Escort to lunch/dinner
  • Provide daily schedule reminders
  • Maintain calendar
  • Accompany to appointments
  • Escort to religious services
  • Help with gift shopping
  • Organize photos into albums
  • Take to visit family and friends
  • Walk in the park
  • Assist with making appointments
  • Go for a manicure
  • Sort and/or read mail
  • Select clothing
  • Care for houseplants
  • Walk dog, care for pet(s)
  • Attend lectures, plays and concerts
  • Provide respite care
  • Prepare grocery list

Household Support Home Care Services

  • Grocery shopping
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Check food expirations
  • Clean out refrigerator
  • Wash dishes
  • Take out garbage and recycling
  • Change linens and make beds
  • Meal Preparation
  • Organize and clean closets
  • Decorate for holidays
  • Vacuum and dust

Personal Care Home Care Services

  • Morning “wake-up”
  • Evening “tuck-in”
  • Bathing, grooming, dressing
  • Continence care
  • Personal hygiene
  • Help with transfers
  • Medication reminders
  • Memory support

Health & Wellness Home Care Services

  • Post-hospitalization and acute illness visits
  • Medication management
  • Medication planner set-up
  • Medication administration/delivery
  • Simple injections (e.g. B-12)
  • Vital sign checks
  • Simple dressing/bandage changes
  • Colostomy/illostomy care
  • Diabetic management
  • Monitoring blood pressure

Care Packages

Highlands Home Care provides exceptional services with customized home care packages that go beyond traditional in-home care. In addition to extensive services offered by the hour, we offer a variety of affordable care packages to best meet the resident’s needs.

For more information please contact 484-628-7830 or at homecare@thehighlands.org.