Residents of Pittsburgh’s northern communities can now take advantage of one of the region’s newest home health care agencies. Its founder, Dustin Frawley, offers these thoughts about choosing home care.
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We first met Jillian when she was a young woman in transition. The loss of her service dog of 13 years named Daytona, a move to independent living in her own apartment and training her new service dog left a gap in care. This prompted her to call Barberry Ridge Home Health for help.
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With combined experience in health, elder and senior care of over fifty years, the Barberry Ridge Home Health team formed at the end of 2017 with an office in Ross Township to bring options and care to residents, seniors and the elderly facing the challenge of remaining at home.
If you or your loved one need assistance with activities of everyday living in addition to the services offered through companion care, Barberry Ridge Home Health Personal Care provides help with every day activities like bathing, dressing, and mobility. Services are meant to improve quality of life and make elderly life peaceful.
- Assistance with movement throughout the living space
- Toileting/Incontinence Care
- Medication Reminders
Unsure about the right kind of care needed for you or your loved one? Contact Barberry Ridge Home Health for an in-home assessment. Our staff of nurses and caregivers would love to help.