Every day, thousands of people experience a catastrophic accident or event that severely injures their spine, spinal cord, or brain. These are complex injuries that require highly trained health professionals to assist in the recovery and daily care of the effected person and family. Most of these injuries are the results of car and motorcycle accidents, acts of violence, workplace injury, sporting accidents and/or severe personal health problems.
The American Medical Association and National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research estimate that there are over two million catastrophic injuries reported annually for a number of reasons, such as motor vehicles, contact sports, snowmobiles, and systemic failures from exertion, are just a few examples.
Homewatch CareGivers of Southeastern MI offers a comprehensive program to care for individuals with serious injuries from either auto accidents, work place injuries, sporting accidents or from service in the Military. These type of serious accidents can lead to significant and potentially long-term complications. We specialize in Paraplegia and Quadriplegia care, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Auto Injury Victims, Motorcycle Injury Victims and Military Injuries.
We are experts in working with the Michigan Auto No-Fault Insurance, Personal Injury Attorneys and the Veterans Administration to provide for all your care-related needs. We have offices in Plymouth, Rochester and Grosse Pointe and service all of in Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties, and the Detroit metro area.
Catastrophic Injury and Attendant Care Services
- 24/7 client care management services provided in a concierge manner (live-on-call)
- Assistance with bathing, dressing, and feeding
- Monitoring of vital signs
- Skin breakdown inspection
- Assistance with range of motion exercises
- Home support activities such as meal preparation, housekeeping, errands, shopping
- Maintenance of safe environment
- Transferring; use of gait belt, slide board and mechanical lifts
- Accompanying clients to medical appointments, social functions and family events
- Application of condom catheter
- Positioning and turning client in bed
- In-Home Quality Assurance Program
- Options for full-time live-in support or hourly visits
- Complex personal care
- Meticulous management of your personal care plan
- Vent + tracheotomy care
- Catheter care
- Insured and bonded staff that are national criminally back-ground checked
- Enhanced compatibility screening
- Daily client feedback to ensure complete satisfaction
We also have the resources and expertise to implement specialized orthopedic rehabilitation programs to get you back on your feet as quickly as possible! Our daily attendant care provides the care and support you need to continue with your day-to-day activities while you regain your strength and functional movement.
We also provide unparalleled communication solutions, including in-home video-conferencing to keep families involved, and even assist with a variety of home maintenance to ensure your comfort and happiness.
Homewatch CareGivers has over a decade of experience serving the Greater Detroit area with an expertise in In-Home Care for patients and families dealing with the challenges of a catastrophic injury. Our care team and specially trained caregivers achieve best-in-class skills through an on-going training and education program. Specific curricula has been developed for our caregivers for each medical condition, circumstance and situation and/or health issues they may encounter, including Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Injuries from Auto Accidents, Motorcycle accident Injuries, as well as Injuries sustained from Military Service Military (Service Connected Military Injuries).
Our Homewatch CareGivers University has over 800 specific modules of education materials for our caregivers to reference and our goal is to provide you with the absolute best in-home care services for your loved that has been the victim of a catastrophic injury.
Our commitment to exceptional care, hand-on support and unparalleled service is what makes us your trusted source for in-home care and support services throughout the Detroit metro area. We are proud of our ability to provide same day response and in-person visits to any inquiries for care services. All phone inquiries are handled immediately by trained staff members – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 day a year. We answer all calls – no frustrating answering services! We will develop a customized plan to coordinate care and provide services with a “concierge” approach that will meet or exceed the expectations of our clients and their family members.
The following is an overview of the specialty services we offer for individuals with catastrophic injuries
Home Care for Spinal Cord Injury
Many spinal cord injuries results in Paraplegia and Quadriplegia.
Paraplegia is the result of damage to the spinal cord and nerve roots, or severe injury to the nerve roots in the cauda equina: in the strict sense, paraplegia means paralysis of the lower limbs, and is most commonly caused by spinal cord injuries.
Quadriplegia is when the damage is located in the cervical region of the spine (neck region); tetra means four (limbs). Quadriplegia accounts for one third of all spinal cord injuries.
Our specialized plans for the care and support of every client and family, is customized to meet individual’s needs. Our team provides everything from a few hours of support daily to 24-hour around-the-clock care. Our goal is to assist each client, achieve their goals, and sustain a high quality of life.IN-HOME CARE FOR SPINAL CORD INJURY – LEARN MORE
Home Care for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Each year, an estimated 2.5 million people in the U.S. sustain a traumatic brain injury. These catastrophic injuries are usually caused by motor vehicle accidents, playing a contact sport and snow mobiles. The impact of a TBI on a person and his or her family can be devastating, since this injury is not only physical, but can cause mental and emotional challenges in the patient. While caring for someone with a TBI can be challenging, Homewatch CareGivers can help families cope with the unexpected effects of a sudden injury to the brain. Over the past decade, Homewatch has assisted thousands of families in need of support, a little extra assistance, professionally trained care givers and Respite Care.IN-HOME CARE FOR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY – LEARN MORE
Home Care for Auto and Motorcycle Injury Victims
Today, there are 5.3 Million people living with Traumatic Brain Injury caused by Auto and Motorcycle accidents. In addition to these families dealing with the effects of this injury, there are thousands of people each day in auto and motorcycle accidents that sustain non-fatal catastrophic injuries requiring months of hospitalization and rehabilitation before they come home. When they do return home, there usually is a need for In-Home personal care services to assist the client and family with activities of daily living till the clients recovers to the best of their ability.
Homewatch works with The No-Fault Insurance Company who is financially responsible for the third party assistant. We will also work with your physician as well as the Insurance Company to make sure you receive your benefit. These are benefits for persons who have a significant injury in an auto accident in Michigan involving a motor vehicle. When someone cannot take care of themselves, for example, personal hygiene, getting dressed, changing bandages, toileting, feeding, taking medications, assistance in walking, needing supervision or someone just being “on-call”, Homewatch works with the No-Fault Insurance Company to ensure that the care you need is received and paid for by the Insurance Company.IN-HOME CARE FOR MOTOR VEHICLE INJURIES – LEARN MORE
Home Care for Military Injuries
Homewatch recognizes that our Veterans have made many sacrifices to help keep our country safe and secure. Now it is our turn to keep Veterans who need in-home care and support, safe and secure in their own homes. These injuries sustained from Military Service (Service Connected Military Injuries) often times can be complicated and require highly trained care professionals to assist in the recovery process and provide the necessary daily assistance to help support the effected person. Here are examples of the types of Aid and Attendance Homewatch provides to military veterans in their homes:
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Personal Care Service
- Blindness Aid and Attendance
- Transportation to appointments and events.
- Memory loss
Over the past decade, Homewatch has assisted thousands of Veterans in need of support, a little extra assistance, professionally trained caregivers and Respite Care. We work closely with the Veterans Administration and Veteran Advocacy Support Centers to ensure you get the proper care you deserve.IN-HOME CARE FOR MILITARY INJURIES – LEARN MORE