GPC specializes in providing optimal home and community-based services to recipients who require non-medical assistance ADL and IADL in their home or preferred setting of their choice. While we work hard to offer Person-Centered Plans of Care, we also focus on preventative strategies to ensure recipients stay better for longer. GPC maintains the highest quality of care ensuring the recipient’s independence and dignity are upheld.
Guidance Personal Care offers a myriad of services covered in the Long Term-Personal Care Services (LT-PCS, EPSDT), New Opportunities Waiver (NOW), Residential Options Waiver (ROW), Children Choice Waiver (CC), Community Choice Waiver (CCW), and Supported Independent Living (SIL). The services we provide include the following ADL and IADL tasks, but are not limited to:
Aid with bathing tasks such as verbal reminders to take a bath, preparations of the bath, assistance transferring in and out the bath/shower, and physical assistance with bathing and/or drying off.
Assist with grooming responsibilities such as verbal reminder to do related tasks, assistance with shaving, application of body lotion or cream, brushing or combing hair, brushing teeth, and any other grooming needs required.
Help with dressing tasks as verbal reminders to get dressed, physical assistance with dressing and undressing, and assisting with prosthetic devices.
Help with maneuvering tasks such as supervision or assistance with walking and/or supervision or assistance with assistive devices (e.g., wheelchair, walker, etc.).
Assist by verbal reminders to eat, cutting up food into bite size pieces, preparing/storing meals, assistance with feeding, and assistance with adaptive feeding devices (if required).
Aid with toileting tasks such as verbal reminders to toileting and/or assistance with bladder and/or bowel requirements, including bedpan routines, and changing pads or adult briefs (if required).
Help provide aid such as assistance with repositioning while in bed, moving to and from a laying position and/or turning in bed, and moving in and out of bed. Assisting with moving body weight from one surface to another and moving from wheelchair to a standing position.
Help aid in recipients that may require assistance with routine tasks such as light housekeeping duties, shopping, laundry reminders, and assistance with taking/ordering medicines, scheduling medical appointments, coordinating transportation for medical appointments, accompanying the recipient to appointments and providing assistance throughout appointments, and more!
*We do NOT cover any medical tasks such as medication administration, tube feedings, urinary catheters, tracheostomy care, etc., unless assigned Direct Service Worker (DSW) has completed required trainings.