FAQs

What are red flags that need attention?

Some red flags in those needing special care can include:

  • Not eating nutritional food
  • Difficulty taking medications
  • Diminished personal and living hygiene
  • Reluctance to see a doctor
  • Having slips, falls and other issues

We can evaluate and provide creative, practical solutions to your situation.

 

 

Do you only take care of seniors?

In addition to seniors, we provide services for adults with varying care needs, including adults with mental illness and developmental disabilities.

What are your rates?

Please call to get current rates.

Does Medicare cover this care?

Medicare does not reimburse for the type of ongoing, personal care in which we specialize. Care For Life's caregiver services are non-medical, custodial care which is not covered by Medicare.

Long Term Care Insurance covers home care services when the client is eligible and has purchased a policy that includes home care services.

Any ways to get help paying for your caregiver services?

We offer information on grants and Veterans' benefits for which you might apply. Medicaid has a Community Long Term Care program for persons approved to receive Medicaid in South Carolina.

How do you handle calls after hours and on the weekends?

Care For Life staff are available 24/7. After hours simply dial 843-442-7676 for immediate access to our trained on-call representative who can answer your questions, schedule care or direct your call to our Care Manager on-call. We pride ourselves in responding quickly to meet you home care needs.

How do I know if this right for us?

Give us a call to speak with a Care Manager. They will listen to your concerns and set an appointment for a comprehensive assessment with your loved one and you present. Following the assessment, a written care plan will be created for everyone involved in the caregiving.