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Discover a refreshingly positive, proactive, and optimistic approach to care at home with Effraim Home Care.

   

At Effraim Home Care, we are here to provide a sense of relief and restoration to families seeking the best in-home care solution for a loved one. Our goal is to help each person we serve live the most fruitful, abundant life possible, through exceptional, individualized services. We offer an all-encompassing continuum of care including non-medical personal care, home health care and therapy services, specialized programs for those with Alzheimer’s disease, autism and intellectual disabilities, and more.

Whatever Your Need, We Can Help

Nursing

Founded, owned and operated by a registered nurse, we offer a wide range of nursing care services, such as wound care, IV therapy, vital signs monitoring, medication management, and many others.
Physical therapist assisting client with exercises

Therapy Services

Whether the need is for physical, occupational, or speech therapy, our professional therapists will develop and implement a plan of care, provided right in the comfort of home.
Caregiver with client reading a book

Social Work

Our medical social workers are available to provide in-home assessments, and to facilitate whatever may be needed to improve quality of life, such as medical equipment, counseling, patient education and resources, and more.
Caregiver smiling and posting with senior client

Home Health Aides

From non-medical needs (such as help with housework, meals, and personal care) to skilled health care needs (such as assisting with medication reminders, range of motion exercises, catheter care, ostomy care, and inspection of wound dressings), our expertly trained and experienced home health aides can help.

Hear From Our Clients

Parkinson’s Care Tips for Family Caregivers

Parkinson’s is one of the most prevalent diseases among the older population around the world. Talking about America only, around 60,000 elders are diagnosed with the disease annually. People who are 50 years old and above are at the highest risk of developing Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s disease mainly affects the cerebral abilities of an individual. The brain is the major organ that falls prey to the disease and affects your life to an unimaginable extent. In worst cases, patients are likely to forget about themselves, their life story, family, friends, and even who they have been throughout their life. The worst part of the disease is that the body loses its ability to coordinate and maintain a balance. The affected individual experiences constant shaking of the body which hampers their ability to even walk, stand, and move on their own. Thus, they require high-quality and persistent care. But this time the level and intensity of care might be different than usual. If you are already taking care of a Parkinson’s patient or are looking forward to someone, this article is for you! We’ve got some amazing tips for Parkinson’s caregivers. These are likely to help you improve your quality of care.

How to Detect Undernutrition in Seniors

They say as you grow old, the number of health issues increases. Cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, difficulty in movement, weakening eyesight and major weight loss are some issues mostly reported by seniors. If you know any seniors who complain about one issue or another and  are thinking that it is just because of their old age, it might not be 100% true! Most of these issues can be a sign of undernutrition. How? Let's find out. Undernutrition among Elderly People In England, almost 3 million people are estimated to be malnourished. Whereas this number is reported to be 462 million across the world. Malnutrition refers to a state where a person doesn't acquire the necessary nutrients needed for a healthy body. They are usually deficient in proteins, vitamins, and minerals which has a significant effect on their body and their ability to perform functions properly. Besides impaired body function, delayed healing, higher frailty, and increased mortality are some often reported issues with malnutrition. Malnourished people exert an added burden on the cost of healthcare. We have reports saying that malnourished individuals are 3-4 times more expensive to treat. It is because they develop various conditions as a result of undernutrition and

Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disease in Seniors

Aging affects the heart negatively. With advancing age, the heart grows weak and becomes susceptible to cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). Since the heart is one of the most vital organs of our system, it is necessary to take adequate care, especially during old age.  If you are someone who is looking for ways to prevent or manage CVDs in your old age or if you are a caregiver taking care of someone elderly, you've landed on the right page. This article will let you know about some of the easiest ways to keep your elder ones safe against CVDs. So, keep reading!  Promote Physical Activity An average fitness objective for older adults is a moderate activity that keeps you moving and breaks a light sweat for 30 minutes five days a week. It must be noted that being inactive during most of your day, such as sitting at work, in the car, or on the sofa, is not healthy. Instead, get up and move around to break up extended periods of sitting. We don't ask you to go kill it at the gym but move any way you can at home. Climbing up and down stairs during TV commercials or walking