Getting Started with Home Care in Stamford CT


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Getting Started with Home Care

Synergy HomeCare NorwalkSYNERGY HomeCare in Stamford provides non-medical home care and senior care services in the communities of Norwalk, Darien, Stamford, New Canaan, Greenwich, Riverside, Old Greenwich, Rowayton.

Home care is one of the best ways to recuperate after discharge from a hospital, nursing home or a rehab facility. It is also very effective in maintaining and supporting physically disabled or memory challenged individuals, in the comfort of their own homes. It brings comfort and peace to hospice and terminally ill patients by helping them stay in their own familiar environment. Our caregivers are trained to provide one-on-one personalized care in the comfort of one's own home.

At SYNERGY HomeCare, we know that figuring out how to best manage the care for you or your family member can be confusing and stressful. It is even more stressful, if you are the primary caregiver for your loved one. When you call us at (203) 340-0652, you will be speaking with a member of our professional senior care team, who will be eager to learn about your specific situation so we can begin to address your needs.

1. Find the right home care agency

Finding the right home care agency is paramount to the success of the long term care plan for your loved one. A good home care agency listens to the needs of the patient and provides caregivers that have the experience and training to meet those needs. There are other factors that a great homecare agency considers while selecting a caregiver - personality match, interests and hobbies of the patient, language and communication needs and life experiences are all important factors in matching caregivers to patients. You will be pleased to know that SYNERGY HomeCare in Stamford, is a licensed and SWCAA approved home care agency.

We take great care in matching caregivers to patients. We start with a pool of caregivers who have experience in the specific care needs of the patient. We then carefully select the top matching caregivers based on the background of the patient and the needs expressed by the patient and or family members. We are able to do a very good job in matching caregivers to patients for homecare, because of the initial Home Assessment. A Home Assessment allows us to know the patient and patient's home environment better, allowing us to fine tune the care needs.

2. Meet with the owner

Being able to meet with the owner of the agency can often tell you about how your loved one's experience with home care will be. Well run home care agencies are often small and local. Their owners are reachable when you need them. They listen to your needs and make the necessary changes to the care plan.

SYNERGY HomeCare in Stamford is locally owned and operated by Caleena Namdev. Caleena has been featured multiple times in the local radio stations on various elder care related issues. SYNERGY HomeCare team in Stamford is very involved in the local senior community - we organize and actively participate in community events on senior care issues. A member of SYNERGY HomeCare of Stamford team is available 24/7/365 to serve our customers.

3. Create a care plan

Creating a needs based care plan is a very important step in the recuperation of the individual. SYNERGY HomeCare team works with you to create a care plan that suits your needs and schedule. Care plan must be kept up-to-date with the changing needs of the patient. SYNERGY HomeCare team keeps the care plan up-to-date by being in continuous communication with the patient and the caregivers.

4. Ready, set, go!

Having done all of the above, you can feel confident that the care plan you and SYNERGY careTeam has created will bring comfort and care to your loved one. It will provide you the peace of mind knowing that your loved one is being cared for by a national, locally owned homecare agency. You can take comfort in knowing that the management of SYNERGY HomeCare in Stamford is just a phone call away, always!

Please call us today at (203) 661-6969 to speak with a Senior Home Care Specialist and let us provide you with a complimentary in-home care assessment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you a Connecticut state approved homecare agency?

SYNERGY HomeCare in Stamford is a Connecticut state licensed, SWCAA (Southwestern CT Agency on Aging) approved homecare agency. Through SWCAA, SYNERGY HomeCare participates in the CT Home Care Program for Elders. For more information about SWCAA or CT Home Care Program for Elders program, please visit SWCAA website.

Do you provide home care services throughout Connecticut?

SYNERGY HomeCare in Stamford services most of the Fairfield County. This includes the towns of Norwalk, Rowayton, Darien, Stamford, New Canaan, Riverside, Old Greenwich and Greenwich.

How do I pay for home care services?

HomeCare services are most commonly paid for with Private Pay and or Private Long Term Insurance. In our service area (Southwestern Connecticut), Home Care services may be provided to qualified applicants via the SWCAA program - Home Care Program for Elders. SYNERGY HomeCare is also able to work with the Veterans to help them receive benefits that can be used for HomeCare. Private Pay option allows for maximum flexibility in terms of choosing your Home Care provider and determining the exact level of care that your loved one needs. Depending on the long term care policy, you may be able to choose your provider. If you are a veteran, Please call us today at (203) 661-6969 to discuss how SYNERGY HomeCare in Stamford can help you get home care benefits for you and your loved one.

Can you work directly with my long term care insurance provider?

SYNERGY HomeCare in Stamford is an approved care provider of many national long term care insurance companies. Ask for working directly with SYNERGY HomeCare in Stamford when you speak with your long term care insurance provider to discuss the care needs of your loved one. SYNERGY HomeCare in Stamford can work directly with your insurance company and submit all paperwork necessary for efficient and fast reimbursements.

Do you provide transportation to the hospital?

Yes! If your care needs include transportation to and from a hospital, nursing home or any other type of medical care facility, SYNERGY HomeCare in Stamford can provide you a driving caregiver who is able to transfer you safely, in and out of the vehicle. We provide transportation services to all the area hospitals (Norwalk Hospital, Stamford Hospital and Greenwich Hospital). We often provide transportation to patients who need specialist care in hospitals such as Yale in New Heaven, or Whiteplains Hospital.

Are home care expenses tax deductible?

Home care expenses, when provided by a licensed home care agency, are tax deductible. Tax deductible expenses include services connected with caring for the patient’s condition, such as giving medication or changing dressings, as well as providing personal care for the patient, including bathing and grooming the patient. These services can be provided in the patient's home or another congregate care facility. Further information about the tax deductions can be obtained from IRS Publications: Publication 502 and Publication 554.

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