Although losing independence later in life is a challenge, the right support can transform this period into a time of closeness, love, and complete care for both the senior and his or her family. At such times, families look for the best solutions to provide their loved ones with the support and care they need.
There are plenty of ways for seniors to find help. Many opt for 24-hour in-home care, where an experienced senior caregiver is not only present but also serves the elderly person with empathy and expertise. This form of care is widely available in Berlin and is the most popular alternative to the nursing home.
Individual care at home provides not only physical assistance and support in daily activities but also emotional closeness and companionship – something that is invaluable in these times.
A competent caregiver knows exactly what is important in a senior’s daily schedule and where help is needed. Private care ensures that medication is taken care of, meals are prepared, or even a quiet walk in the park – the caregiver is always by the senior’s side and makes sure they feel safe and comfortable.
Many companies are offering 24-hour care services in Berlin, but it is important to find the right caregiver who will take into account the needs and wishes of the senior. Such a service guarantees not only care, but also a sense of safety and security, so the seniors can feel comfortable at home.
Choosing 24-hour home care in Berlin brings many families peace of mind and reassurance. They know their loved one is in good hands and receiving the best possible care and attention they deserve.
The moment when a senior is no longer able to function independently can be difficult, but with the right support, this stage of life can become a time of closeness, care, and loving attention for the senior himself, as well as his family.
The best care in the comfort of your own home – Hrily CareService
Finding appropriate 24/7 care can be a challenge. Hrily makes this process much easier. The database of available senior caregivers meets the highest quality standards. Only care agencies that have received a quality certificate can publish their profiles with us. In addition, our platform offers you information about:
• waiting time for a caregiver,
• costs of care,
• qualifications of the caregiver,
• references, certificates, and diplomas held by the candidate.
To further simplify the process, each advertisement includes an application form. After completing and sending it, the consultant will contact you as soon as possible.
How soon can a caregiver start working?
The caregiver can be at your home within two days, which means an extremely short order fulfillment time. Most caregivers working in Germany, including Berlin, come from Poland. The distance from the center of Berlin to Kostrzyn nad Odrą in Poland is only 90 kilometers. This means that the journey takes very little time and there are many connections from Poland to Berlin. Within two days, you can complete all formalities related to the contract, choose the right caregiver, and set the date for the start of care. If you urgently need a caregiver, immediately contact several care companies and complete the application forms.
Stages of introducing 24-hour home care
When you decide to use the services provided by Hrily Care Service, you can count on a clear and uncomplicated process:
• Select the desired care service on our platform and complete the attached application form.
• A counselor will contact you within a few minutes to schedule interviews with your family.
• The selected care agency will start working on all the formalities.
• On the agreed day, the selected senior caregiver will come to your home to begin care.
In difficult moments, it is comforting to know that there are services such as Hrily Care Service that make it easier to organize 24-hour care most simply and transparently possible. Hrily allows you to partially relieve your family of the responsibility that rests on them.
Senior comfort and safety
The senior’s sense of security and comfort are at the center of our activities. In the first step, during an interview with your family, we create a comprehensive picture of your individual needs and wishes. It should be emphasized that the requirements for caring for seniors are very diverse. Our professional cooperation with nurses, physiotherapists, and doctors allows the German caregiver to optimally support the senior within his/her qualifications. During the interview, our representatives will ask about all relevant information. Our experienced staff will effectively guide you through the entire process, but if you have any questions, please ask them at any time. For us, the comfort of the family is as important as the comfort of the senior. Home care must be organized in such a way that the senior maintains his or her privacy and the caregiver treats him or her with empathy and respect. Additionally, it would be beneficial if the family explained to the senior the new situation they would find themselves in before starting cooperation with the caregiver.
Quality standards in senior care
When making care arrangements, ask about the caregiver’s qualifications. To ensure the quality of care for seniors, we also ensured that the family did not have to worry about the accuracy of the information provided by the caregiver regarding his or her skills or knowledge. For this reason, checks have been introduced for caregivers. Thanks to this, the family can be sure that their loved one is under the best care. So how often is the quality of the service monitored? Typically, the recruitment agency contacts caregivers shortly after their arrival, in the middle of the contract period and at its end. A private caregiver usually stays in your home for 6 to 10 weeks, but this is a negotiable matter and can be agreed upon individually between the parties.
What tasks can professional home care for the elderly take over?
As part of home care, a caregiver can take over several tasks to support the senior in everyday life. The exact scope of tasks depends on the individual needs of the senior and the skills and qualifications of the caregiver. Here is a sample list of tasks a caregiver can perform:
- Support with activities of daily living: assistance with getting in and out of bed, dressing and undressing, using the toilet, bathing or washing, combing hair, and other personal hygiene activities.
- Medication Management: Administering medications as prescribed, monitoring medication intake, and coordinating medical appointments.
- Nutritional support: preparing meals taking into account the senior’s diet, helping with eating, and ensuring proper hydration.
- Mobility assistance: assistance with walking (e.g. hand-holding, use of a cane), assistance with transfers from bed to wheelchair and vice versa, and walking companions.
- Emotional support: companionship during free time, conversations, willingness to listen to the senior, and shared activities such as reading or watching TV.
- Domestic help: cleaning, washing and ironing clothes, shopping, and general housework such as taking out the garbage.
- Activation and rehabilitation support: organization of physical exercises, if recommended, mental activation through games or puzzles, and participation in senior groups or support groups.
- Health monitoring: observing and reporting any changes in the senior’s well-being, measuring vital signs such as blood pressure, and contacting a doctor if necessary.
- Social activities: organizing meetings with family and friends, accompanying people when visiting friends, or attending cultural events.
- Administrative tasks: paying bills and helping with official matters.
- Safety: Monitoring the environment for potential threats and ensuring the senior home is safe.
This is just a sample overview of a caregiver’s tasks. In practice, the caregiver’s duties may be individually tailored to the needs and wishes of the senior and his or her family.
Care for seniors in Berlin and the surrounding area
Berlin, the city of opportunities, offers not only cultural and historical attractions, but also first-class individual home care for seniors. Care companies in Berlin operate in all districts: from Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf to Treptow-Köpenick, from Mitte Neukölln. Whether you live in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Lichtenberg, Marzahn-Hellersdorf, Pankow, Reinickendorf, Spandau, Steglitz-Zehlendorf or Tempelhof-Schöneberg, certified and professional home care services are always in your area.
There are excellent care options not only in Berlin itself but also in the surrounding cities. Whether in Potsdam, the picturesque capital of Brandenburg, or cities such as Frankfurt (Oder), Brandenburg (Havel), Eberswalde, and Oranienburg. Even in smaller towns such as Cottbus, Neuruppin, Strausberg, Bernau bei Berlin, Fürstenwalde/Spree, and Ludwigsfelde, care is excellently organized.
For those who live away from the hustle and bustle of city life in rural areas, we also have good news: many senior caregivers value the peace and idyll of life in the countryside and also provide their services there. The combination of professional care and rural silence may be the perfect solution for many seniors.
Berlin and the surrounding area know how important it is to support seniors in their family homes. Wherever you are, you can be sure that qualified and empathetic caregivers are ready to help you or your loved ones.
There are many interesting places in Berlin and the surrounding area that seniors can visit with their caregivers to stay active. These places are adapted to the needs of disabled people. It is worth suggesting places such as Tiergarten, Tempelhofer Feld, or Berlin Zoo to the caregiver.
Caregivers for seniors – who are they and where do they come from?
Who are the people who care for our elderly loved ones? In Berlin and the surrounding area, caregivers are usually women aged 30 to 55. They not only have life experience, but also valuable skills acquired while caring for their family members and seniors whom they took care of during previous care assignments in their country of origin.
Many of these committed and empathetic caregivers come from countries such as Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Croatia. Their common goal is to support seniors in their home environment to enable them to live in dignity and comfort. The cultural diversity of these caregivers not only enriches the lives of seniors but also allows for unique cultural exchanges.
The combination of professional knowledge, empathy, and commitment of these caregivers ensures that older people are cared for and supported every day in the best possible way. It is the mix of professionalism and human warmth that makes them an ideal choice for families who want to provide their loved ones with the best.
Where is 24/7 care for seniors available?
We offer 24-hour care directly in senior homes, both in and outside Berlin. Below is a list of postal codes where senior care services are provided.
Pankow (including Prenzlauer Berg and Weissensee): 10405, 10407, 10409, 10435, 10437, 10439, 13086, 13088, 13089, 13187, 13189
Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf: 10585, 10587, 10589, 10623, 10625, 10627, 10629, 10707, 10709, 10711, 10713, 10715, 10717, 10719, 10777, 10779, 10787, 10789, 14050, 14052, 14053, 14055, 14057, 14059, 14089
Spandau: 13581, 13583, 13585, 13587, 13589, 13591, 13593, 13595, 13597, 13599, 13627, 13629
Steglitz-Zehlendorf: 12157, 12159, 12161, 12163, 12165, 12167, 12169, 14109, 14129, 14131, 14163, 14165, 14167, 14169, 14193, 14195, 14197, 14199
Tempelhof-Schöneberg: 10777, 10779, 10781, 10783, 10785, 10787, 10789, 10823, 10825, 10827, 10829, 12101, 12103, 12105, 12107, 1210 9, 12157, 12159, 12161
Neukölln: 12043, 12045, 12047, 12049, 12051, 12053, 12055, 12057, 12059, 12099, 12347, 12349, 12351, 12353, 12355, 12357, 12 359
Treptow-Köpenick: 12435, 12437, 12439, 12524, 12526, 12527, 12529, 12555, 12557, 12559, 12587, 12589, 12621, 12623, 12627, 12629, 12679, 12681, 12683, 12685, 12687, 12689
Marzahn-Hellersdorf: 12619, 12621, 12623, 12627, 12629, 12679, 12681, 12683, 12685, 12687, 12689
Lichtenberg (Hohenschönhausen): 10315, 10317, 10318, 10319, 10365, 10367, 10369, 13051, 13053, 13055, 13057, 13059
Reinickendorf: 13403, 13405, 13407, 13409, 13437, 13439, 13465, 13467, 13469, 13503, 13505, 13507, 13509