Paying for Personal Care Assistants: An Overview

September 11, 2020By Best CareHome Care

Personal Care Assistant services are not one-size-fits-all. There are numerous home care agencies, varying levels of personal care, and a variety of funding sources available to cover expenses. Best Care is here to help you find a personal care plan that works for you and fits within your budget. Health Insurance We want our services … Read More

Overnight Home Care: Considerations and Options

August 21, 2020By Best CareHome Care

Overnight home care is a great option for family caregivers who need respite from providing around-the-clock care. Having overnight caregiving services ensures that you get a much-needed break while knowing that your loved one is safe and well cared-for.  We’re going to examine the situations in which overnight home care might be a good idea, … Read More

Person-Centered Care: The Compassionate Way to Provide Home Care

June 18, 2020By Best CareHome Care

“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.” ― Margaret Mead Becoming a caregiver is a compassionate and often selfless choice. One topic that Best Care covers in training Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) is the concept of “person-centered care.” In today’s post, we’re going to … Read More

How to Protect Immunocompromised People During COVID-19

June 5, 2020By Best CareHome Care

As stay-at-home orders begin to lift, protecting individuals with weakened immune systems remains a top priority. According to USF Health, it’s possible that COVID-19 is more severe when contracted by someone in the immunosuppressed population. Until a reliable vaccine is developed and widely distributed, immunocompromised individuals should be extra careful.  Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) are … Read More

What Are 245D Basic Waivered Services in Minnesota?

May 15, 2020By Best CareHome Care

According to the Minnesota Department of Human Services, 245D Basic Support Services are: “Services that provide the level of assistance, supervision and care that is necessary to ensure the health and safety of the person.” Best Care is a licensed provider of 245D basic services in Minnesota. This includes homemaking, respite, adult companion, personal support, … Read More

Tips for Finding Home Care Services in Minnesota

May 8, 2020By Best CareHome Care

You’ve had the tough conversation. You’ve recognized a need for in-home care services for yourself or a loved one. Now what?  As you start to narrow down your options for home care services, keep these 4 tips in mind.  Tip 1: Define Your Needs With the help of a doctor, family, social worker, and/or close … Read More

7 Ways to Help a Child with Autism Thrive

April 18, 2020By Best CareHome Care, Pediatric Home Care

Let’s #CelebrateDifferences in honor of National Autism Awareness Month! According to Autism Speaks, “Autism refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication.” There are many subtypes of ASD. Autism isn’t a single condition but a series of behaviors or cognitive challenges that affect each … Read More