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I’ve been with Talem since February of 2019 and have had nothing but positive interactions, the office staff is amazing and has helped to make a positive working environment for me when helping clients stay in their homes!! Thank you Talem!!

— Jeanette Schnitzer

Contact us to find the care you need

Our services are available 7-days per week, 24-hours per day, including weekends and holidays.

There comes a time in everyone’s life where we, unfortunately, need to lean on others for help.  Whether you are recovering from a surgery or illness, or you are dealing with a chronic issue, getting a little extra help can keep us safe, healthy, and happy in our own home.  

This type of care is usually provided by friends, spouses, and other family members. When help is needed, a decision must be made. “Do I help my loved one?” or “Should I bring in some extra help. If the decision is to bring in some extra help, you should consider a few things.  

Not all in-home services are the same, and not all in-home providers are the same. It is essential that you understand the differences and interview and find the right provider to feel comfortable. 

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I’ve been with Talem since February of 2019 and have had nothing but positive interactions, the office staff is amazing and has helped to make a positive working environment for me when helping clients stay in their homes!! Thank you Talem!!

— Jeanette Schnitzer

Non-Medical Home Care:

Non-medical home care refers to help and support in the home that does not require a medical skill.  Care is often provided by trained professionals skilled in assisting others with both Activities of Daily Living and instrumental activities of daily living (see below for definition of ADL’s and IADL’s).  The levels of care for non-medical home care cover and include:

These services can be done in 1hr visits or up to 24-hour care.

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I’ve been with Talem since February of 2019 and have had nothing but positive interactions, the office staff is amazing and has helped to make a positive working environment for me when helping clients stay in their homes!! Thank you Talem!!

— Jeanette Schnitzer

Skilled Home Health Care:

Talem Home Care - Hartford - Avon does not provide these services in any of our offices. However, we do partner with many fantastic skilled home health agencies and we can help you find the agency of your choice.  They provide services that require the skill of a clinician to oversee the care. These clinicians can be nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapist, or certified nursing assistants.  They can help with wound care, injections, therapy, and other medical needs. In most cases, this level of care is paid for by Medicare. 

ADL’s & IADL’s:

These activities involve helping the elderly or disabled with activities of daily living (ADL’s and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL’s).  ADL’s and IADL’s are the everyday key life tasks that we need to do to live independently and safely at home.  They could include activities like:

ADL's:

  • Bathing, getting in and out of the shower, washing one’s face and body
  • Feeding, cooking of meals and sometime helping someone to get food from a plate into one’s mouth. 
  • Walking, exercising or getting around the house. This is sometimes referred to as  “ambulation.” Keeping one safe while they use assistive devices like a walker or wheel chair.
  • Getting Dressed and groomed, helping someone get dressed, combing of hair, or assisting in managing one’s personal appearance.
  • Toileting, getting to and from the toilet, using it appropriately, and cleaning oneself.
  • Transfers, changing body position one to another. Getting out of bed or out of a chair. This can also include the ability to stand up from a bed or chair in order to grasp a walker or other assistive device.

IADL's:

  • Managing finances, like paying bills.
  • Managing transportation, either driving or escorting someone to appointments like a hairdresser or doctor.
  • Shopping and meal preparation. Shopping for clothes, food, and other items.
  • Housecleaning and home maintenance. Cleaning bathrooms, kitchens , doing laundry, keeping one’s living space reasonably clean and tidy, 
  • Managing communication, helping to write emails or letters or help setting appointments  

Your Family is Our Family

No family should experience the stresses of aging without the needed information to make the best decision.  Our Certified Senior Advisors® are dedicated to providing compassion, dedication, professionalism, and advice to give the reassurance we all need when helping our loved ones.   

Contact us today to start the conversation on how our core values and philosophy of care can help you and your family.

  • Alzheimer's and Dementia Home Care Memory Care Our excellent staff is highly trained in Alzheimer's and Dementia care and support.
  • Recovery Support and Rehabilitation Services Recovery and Rehab Support Services We offer a wide variety of care and services to clients before & after hospital procedures.
  • Professional Home Care Services Home Care Service Our caregivers are qualified, supportive, and can help you or your loved one remain safe and healthy with the provision of personal care services.

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Personal Care
  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Assisting with ambulation
  • Assistance with daily grooming and hygiene
  • Assist with toileting needs
  • Assist with transfers to a wheelchair or into an automobile
  • Medication reminders.
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Homemaking
  • Light housekeeping
  • Meal prep
  • Shopping & errands
  • Vacuuming
  • Mopping
  • Sweeping
  • Taking out the trash
  • Washing dishes
  • Removing spoiled food from the refrigerator
  • Laundry
  • Ironing
  • Dusting
  • Organizing tasks
  • Removing clutter
  • Keeping bathrooms sanitary and clean
  • Changing bed linens
  • And many more tasks
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