Homemaker is a service designed to enable a client to achieve and maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment, assist the client to manage personal appointments and day-to-day household activities
Homemaker service consists of general household activities, such as meal preparation and routine household care when the individual regularly responsible for these activities is temporarily absent or unable to manage the home. HMK staff may act as travel attendants for a consumer.
Homemaker services include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assistance with meal planning;
Meal preparation, grocery purchase planning, and assisting consumers with shopping and other errands;
Laundry, including folding, ironing, and putting away laundry; and,
House cleaning, including, but not limited to, dusting furniture sweeping, vacuuming and mopping floors; kitchen care (including dishes, appliances and counters), bathroom care, emptying and cleaning bedside commodes, changing bed linens,
We also provide educational classes and training for care givers and family membersMany clients are discharged home to a family member that has no medical background or the care changes from the person that was trained to the person that is unaware of the needs or how to carry out a particular task.