Right at Home

      1446 Montgomery Hwy , Birmingham, AL 35216

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      Right at Home

      Available Services

      In-Home Senior Care


      • Adult Caregiving Guide...
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      Home Care Schedule Alternatives:
      • Daily Care
      • Hourly Care

      Service Areas:
      Birmingham Vestavia Hills Hoover Pelham Alabaster, Helena, McCalla, Chelsea, Calera, Montevallo, Brierfield, Maylene, West Blocton, Woodstock, Shoal Creek, Homewood, Cahaba Heights, Bluff Park, Mountain Brook, Moody, Leeds, Pell City, Sterrett, Vandiver

      About Right at Home

      Right at Home offers services for almost any family and practically any situation. Our in-home care lets loved ones enjoy life in the comfort of a familiar environment while we tailor all of our services to your unique situation through a custom care plan. Serving Birmingham, Decatur and Huntsville in both non-medical and skilled services. 

      Birmingham's Trusted Quality In-Home Senior Care Provider!

      Whether a family member needs a little extra help around the house, assistance recovering from a hospital stay or someone to check in on them throughout the week, Right at Home Birmingham's in-home care is the answer. 

      The Right Care, Wherever You Are

      Our Caregivers are specially trained to provide just the services your loved one needs. We modify our custom care plan for your family member as their needs change, allowing them to live at home as long as possible. Giving you the peace of mind knowing your loved one is receiving quality care, right in their own home.

      Our standards and practices have received the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission.

      The Right Caregiver, When You Need Them

      Choosing an in-home care company can be exhausting. It can even cause anxiety, but it doesn't have to be that way. 

      Right at Home's Caregivers

      Once you approve the Custom Care Plan, we begin our search for the most appropriate caregiver to implement care. Right at Home's caregivers are trained, insured, and bonded; they are employed by their local office. Our system of matching caregivers to clients takes numerous factors into consideration: services needed, your loved one's interests and the personalities of both your loved one and the caregiver. Right at Home is dedicated to making your in-home care experience a positive one. Matching a caregiver is a vital part of that. You can rest assured that your Right at Home caregiver will perform with compassion, knowledge, and professionalism.

      What is In-Home Care?

      In-home care services for seniors generally consist of non-medical assistance and caregiving to help aging adults with a variety of tasks. The extent of care and nature of services are usually tailored to the senior’s needs to ensure that they can comfortably live at home. This way, you can rest well, knowing that your loved one is getting the right and appropriate care and assistance.

      For companion care, a home aide will help out with instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs). This is ideal for seniors who are still living independently and doing things on their own, but may need assistance with home maintenance, chores, and reminders. The home aide may also act as a companion, hence the term companion care, to spend time with the elder and keep them busy. Companion care may also be suitable for seniors who are experiencing some memory impairment.

      Personal care services, on the other hand, are more extensive and personalized. They include assistance for activities of daily living (ADLs), thus being suitable for seniors who need additional help with daily tasks like toileting, eating, and help getting around. Caregivers can keep your loved one safe and comfortable, but like companion care aides, they are not licensed to administer medicine and can only help with managing this.

      Paying for In-Home Care

      The hourly rate for a health aide can range from anywhere between $20 to $40 per hour, with $26 being the median in 2023. This pay structure is common for most agencies and is ideal for seniors who are generally still living independently and just need their caretaker a few hours per day or week. Home care agencies may sometimes designate a minimum number of hours per day, usually two to four, so make sure to look into this before hiring anyone.

      Unfortunately, Medicare does not cover the costs of caregivers who assist with IADLs and ADLs if this is the only care service you need. If it comes as part of in-home medical care due to a hospitalization or other qualifying medical care treatment then some part of it may be covered if it is provided by the Home Health agency and deemed necesssary for healing.

      Most Long-term care insurance poicies will cover in-home care.If your loved one has a long-term insurance policy in place, you can check to see if it covers in-home care.


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