Is one of your loved ones living with a chronic condition, recovering from illness or simply in need of daily assistance? BeWell Home Services can provide them the comfort of knowing that someone is there to help.
BeWell is the only faith-based nonprofitt home care service in the Charleston area. A division of Lutheran Homes of South Carolina, which has more than 100 years of experience serving older adults, BeWell is there when you need a little help at home. Members of the staff have been specially selected, insured and trained to provide companionship, and they also are trained to do laundry, run errands, go shopping, accompany you on appointments and assist with personal hygiene. According to Administrator Connie Henrich, “We specialize in meeting individual needs. You pay for and receive the exact services you request.”
BeWell will set up an in-home assessment of your situation at no charge, ensuring that everything is provided for the most comfortable and safest environment possible. is includes the appropriate equipment, lighting and furniture placement, pet care, plant watering, food upkeep, as well as anything else necessary for a healthy, independent lifestyle.
BeWell Home Services provides the latest technology in home care assistance. With the Phillips Lifeline necklace, a client can call for help with the push of a button. Or, with fall protection service, Lifeline with AutoAlert automatically calls for assistance if the client falls. e Phillips Medication Dispenser rotates on a 30- day cycle, dropping medication one day at a time, and an audio alarm sounds when it’s time to take medication. If a dosage isn’t taken, the system notifies the appropriate contact person.
Licensed by DHEC, BeWell offers afordable rates and service plans to clients of all ages. No contracts or time commitments are required. Currently serving 125 satisfied clients, customer care is BeWell’s highest priority. The company employs more than 80 caregivers, with a certified nurse assistant staff coordinator on call at all times.
Mrs. Emily H. Remington has enjoyed the assistance of BeWell Home Services for the past ve years. Mrs. Remington, who conducted the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Chorus for 19 years and started the Singers Guild Society in Charleston in 1978, was also involved with Holiday Pops concerts for the city of Charleston and Piccolo Spoleto. A professional musician, she now organizes the Remington Concert Series at her retirement community and remains active with the assistance of BeWell Home Services.
“I would be in assisted living if I did not have someone with BeWell to always take care of me. It is a wonderful service, and I highly recommend it. The caregivers
are old-fashioned, nice and vary in age,” Remington stated.
BeWell’s goal is to provide assistance for people to maintain quality of life and independence. Because sometimes we all need a little help to accomplish tasks and be our best, BeWell strives to provide support and peace of mind to clients and their families, regardless of whether the client is living in a private home, a retirement community or a health care facility.
To learn more about about BeWell Home Services, visit www.bewellhomeservices.org or call (843) 377-4663.
Article by Miranda S. Steadman
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