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 I used to be able to care for myself and my family but as I'm getting older it's hard for me to cook meals, shop, get to and from my doctor's appointments, and attend to my personal needs. My family and friends do not live close by and now I depend on the staff of Caregivers at Home to help me live from day to day. 

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Qualified and compassionate help at home is the key to successfully aging in place. At Caregivers at Home, we aim to match you with an experienced non-medical caregiver you can trust who is supervised by a registered nurse. All personnel are carefully screened for employment history, training, and criminal background.

As the primary non-profit home health aide service in Union County, we have developed a wide range of services to help older adults remain safely and independently in their own homes. For 100 years Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey has held its reputation as a trustworthy, reliable, non-sectarian agency that provides services to individuals, families, and the elderly.

As a division of our Older Adult Services Department, we offer Caregivers at Home, designed to provide in home personal care, light housekeeping, companionship, and meal preparation assistance to seniors who prefer to remain at home as they age. Caregivers at Home, can also provide respite for families caring for a loved one.

Jewish Family Service has over 30 years of experience providing home care to the elderly and our Certified Home Health Aide Program is under the supervision of Registered Nurses.

Certified Home Health Aides (CHHA) under the supervision of a registered nurse will:

  • Assist with and/or provide personal care; showering, bathing, bed bath, shampoo and hair care
  • Provide foot and skin care
  • Assist with active range of motion (AROM) and passive range of motion (PROM) exercises
  • Assist with transfers and ambulation
  • Prepare Meals
  • Encourage proper diet and hydration
  • Provide companionship
  • Perform light housekeeping duties including linen changes, dish washing, dusting, mopping, vacuuming, and laundry

Homemakers will:

  • Perform Light Housekeeping Duties
  • Go Shopping
  • Do Laundry
  • Offer Companionship
  • Prepare Meals

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Fee Schedule

Hours of Availability:

7 days a week, 8 am — 8 pm

Rates for Service Monday — Friday

Certified Home Health Aide — $22/Hour

Homemaker — $18/Hour

Mileage — $0.51/mile (errands on client's behalf)

Weekend Rates

Certified Home Health Aide — $25/Hour

Homemaker — $21/Hour

Holiday Schedule (Billed At Weekend Rates)

New Year's Eve/Day

Memorial Day

Labor Day

July 4th

Thanksgiving

Christmas Eve/Day

 

All workers are supervised by Registered Nurses.

 

Our Caregivers are insured and covered by Worker's Compensation Insurance and Professional Liability Insurance.

Contact and More Info

Karen Giordanella, BA, RN

Registered Nurse

 

E-Mail: KGiordanella@JFSCentralNJ.org

Phone: 908.929.1055

Fax: 908.352.8858

 

Address:

655 Westfield Avenue

Elizabeth, NJ 07208

 

Caregivers at Home is a division of
Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey

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