Lifeline Facts :

Clients who have Lifeline also have the ability to answer incoming phone calls without going to the telephone . TheLifeline unit turns the client's existing telephone into a speaker phone . If the client is close enough to the telephone to hear the caller , and to be heard by the caller , they don't neeed to move to the phone to answer it . Simply push their button , that they carry , and speak to the caller

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Looking For A Career You Can Care About?
Provide Personal Care and Companionship to Seniors in Their Homes

Are you looking for a career where you can really make a difference?
Have people always told you how caring and comforting you are?
Do you enjoy spending time with, and helping, older people?
If you answered, Yes, Yes and Yes, consider a caring career — in personal home care.

By providing care and companionship to seniors, as well as others in need of assistance, you’ll help them stay in their homes and live independent, enjoyable lives.

As a Personal Care Aide, your duties will include assisting your clients with personal hygiene and grooming, and helping them moving safely around their home. You’ll ensure they’re taking their medications, and help get them to medical appointments. Light housekeeping, and errands such as grocery shopping, are parts of many aides’ days, as are meal planning and preparation. And let’s not forget the incredible importance of caring companionship — playing a board game or baking cookies, sharing a favorite TV show or movie, or simply taking the time to talk.

Ask our Personal Care Aides about their days and you’ll hear a common response: they leave their clients’ homes feeling like they truly made a difference.

Personal home care is not only a personally rewarding career … it’s one of the fastest-growing occupations in the country.  And North Country Home Services has full and part-time opportunities available across a wide geographic area.

If you’re interested in starting a new career as a Personal Care Aide, apply today or contact North Country Home Services at 800-273-2641  or (518) 891-2641 for more information.

After working in retail for 25 years, Michele felt she had more to offer. She chose personal home care and says it’s the best decision she’s ever made.

Becky Leahy’s testimony before New York State Assembly
2-27-17 Public Hearing on the Home Care Workforce – Albany

North Country Home Services, a local non for profit, provides a variety of home health care services to assist individuals in their homes enabling them to remain as independent as possible when undergoing stress and/or hardships due to illness, disability, injury or limitations due to age. Home Health Aides, Personal Care Aides and Chore Companions are available via contract from North Country Home Services or may also be funded by the following programs and payment sources:

  • County Departments of Social Services
  • County Public Health Nursing Services
  • Office for the Aging EISEP Programs
  • St. Regis Mohawk OFA
  • Hospice Programs
  • Veterans Administration Program
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Private Insurance

All North Country Home Services Home Health & Personal Care Aides are supervised by registered nurses licensed in New York State.

Eligibility for payment by these programs varies and must be determined by the payer source.

Prior approval and authorizations for care and payment must be verified. North Country Home Services provides paraprofessional services within the scope of practice set forth by NYS Department of Health and in compliance with New York State Department of Health regulation