Frequently Asked Questions

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When a senior loved one is facing challenges that compromise safety, but desires the independence and freedom to continue living in the comfort of home, it can be overwhelming to know where to turn to find the answers and solutions you need.

To help you along in your care journey, we’re sharing some of the questions we receive most frequently. To reveal the answers, simply click on each question. We also invite you to contact us online or call us anytime at 515-292-2650 with any additional questions which are not listed below.

Select each question to reveal the answer.

Q. Do you require a minimum of hours and days a week in order to provide care?
We are one of the only, if not the only home care provider offering as little as one-hour visits and no requirement on number of days of care per week.
Q. In what areas are your services available?
We provide our highly customized in-home care services throughout the following areas: Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Boone, Clive, Des Moines, Huxley, Johnston, Nevada, Slater, Story City, Urbandale, West Des Moines. View our full service area.
Q. Are your services available in nursing homes or assisted living facilities?
Yes, we are pleased to offer our services wherever an older adult resides.
Q. How are your caregivers screened?
All At-Home Care Company caregivers receive extensive criminal and background checks and reference verification before hire.
Q. What kind of services do you provide?
We are pleased to offer a full range of highly personalized, non-medical services in the home, such as housekeeping and organization, personal care services including assistance with bathing/showering, grooming, oral hygiene, toileting and incontinence needs, companionship, accompanied transportation, and more. Visit our Home Care Services page to learn more.
Q. What if my caregiver is sick and cannot make it to my house?
We know that there are times when caregivers become ill or are away on vacation. We let our clients know as soon as possible when their regular caregiver is unavailable, and provide an equally skilled and trained caregiver to step in to ensure seamless, high quality care.
Q. How quickly can I arrange for service?
Services can typically be arranged within 24 hours, and sometimes sooner, depending on the individual circumstances.
Q. What are the advantages of home care?
Home care allows older adults to age in place where they are most comfortable, with personalized, one-on-one care, enhancing safety and independence and allowing for a continuum of care.

We’d love to speak with you to provide you with more information on how we can help enhance quality of life for a senior you love with the most trusted senior helpers Urbandale, Iowa and the surrounding areas have to offer. You can reach us any time at 515-292-2650.

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