Our companion care provides individuals with a sense of meaningful inclusion. These services provide both emotional support and socialization, while also ensuring the overall health and safety of an individual. Companionship may include having someone to just sit and speak with, or may involve visiting family and friends within the community. Activities may also include but are not limited to: running errands, shopping, participating in hobbies, light housekeeping, and meal preparation.
Gemstone Human Services staff are trained and have experience with providing personal care tasks to those in need. These tasks include but are not limited to dressing, bathing, grooming, toileting, transferring, repositioning, and assistance with ambulating.
Our overnight care services provide a sense of comfort to many families. This awake overnight care helps to ensure the health and safety of you or a loved one throughout the night. Often times, these services are used to assist with providing personal care to individuals who may not be able to safely ambulate on their own. These services include bathing, dressing, grooming, perineal care, toileting, repositioning, and more.
We understand that caring for a loved one can be difficult. It can be overwhelming and altogether just plain exhausting. Everyone needs a break from time to time. Our respite care is designed to provide both you and your loved one with a temporary break. We are able to provide respite services in your home, out-of-home, or both! We strive to maintain consistency in your loved one's schedule during these times. Respite services may include assistance with personal care, light housekeeping, meal preparation, transportation, companionship, and more.
Our staff are willing and able to assist with the compliance of medical treatment, whether it be reminding individuals to take their medications and/or providing transportation to and from personal care appointments.
We understand the importance of maintaining a safe and sanitary home. Our staff are here to help for those that are unable to keep up on their household chores. Our staff provide a variety of light housekeeping tasks, including sweeping, doing the dishes, helping with laundry, making the bed, etc.
If you or a loved one needs assistance with meal preparation, you can count on our staff to prepare a meal of your choice! No need to rely on frozen meals and canned food, when our staff will ensure that you or your loved ones can obtain necessary nutrients through a delicious home cooked meal.
Our staff provide guidance and support to each individual in order to further develop and/or maintain daily life skills, such as budgeting, dressing, grooming, cleanliness, meal preparation, social skills, and more.