Why Choose Windward Life Care?

 
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The most important decisions older adults have to make involve how to age well. Whether you are planning your own journey or caring for an aging or disabled parent or loved one, you need someone you can trust.

Locally owned and operated, Windward Life Care has been helping older San Diegans age well for more than 13 years and is accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating. We are licensed with the Home Care Service Bureau and are a certified member of the California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH).

The people we work with are smart, caring and professional. I feel like they’ve made every effort to know and respond to their client and us and his family. It feels genuine-not business like if I need support/advice of any kind, it is immediately and effectively given- Great Job!! – M.B.

Here are six other reasons why you should consider Windward Life Care to help you on your journey to aging well:

Our Expertise Is First Rate

Windward Life Care staff is highly trained, skilled, and certified in the care of older adults and people with disabilities. All clinical staff is certified by the Aging Life Care Association™ (ALCA), or working toward certification, and are bound by the strict ALCA code of ethics. Home Care Aides undergo Windward’s rigorous 10-hour Compass Care Certification training program and follow best standards of practice. Windward’s interdisciplinary team includes registered nurses, social workers, and a master’s level counselor, who share a deep knowledge of long-term care and health care systems and elder advocacy.

Our Long-Term Vision Ensures Smoother Transitions

Aging well is a long-term process and requires planning for future contingencies. Our care plans take a preventative approach to aging while helping clients and families know what to expect and how to prepare for any changes. Our experienced Aging Life Care Managers know how to anticipate and facilitate transitions in the aging process and provide stability.

We Embrace the Aging Process

Taking a holistic approach to aging life care, our Care Managers identify each client’s strengths and nurture them to enhance quality of life. Team members not only help clients live and function comfortably while aging in place, they enable them to thrive! From offering kind words of encouragement to facilitating the discovery and enjoyment of new activities, our staff seeks to give clients a sense of purpose and fulfillment.

Our Personalized Care Treats Everyone as an Individual

Our Aging Life Care Managers assess each client’s personal circumstances to develop a customized plan of care. They take into account the client’s unique identity, including religious/spiritual beliefs, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identify, and family structure. We respect the client’s confidentiality as we are directed.

Our Staff Is There When You Need Us

Windward’s Care Managers are on call 24/7, bringing peace of mind to clients and their families should any emergencies arise. Our Care Managers and their team of Home Care Aides are responsive and trained to handle any crisis with grace. Their keen understanding of the intricacies of health care systems and providers make them highly effective elder advocates.

Our Integrated Model of Care Gives You a Team of Professionals

Windward Life Care clients benefit from the combined experience of our entire staff, which includes expertise in caregiving, social work, nursing, counseling, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, and other related fields. Our Aging Life Care Managers coordinate a team of Home Care Aides who are agency employees (not independent contractors). Care Managers also serve as the main point of contact for clients and family, providing one-on-one compassionate support as clients’ needs change over time.

Windward Life Care’s experienced Care Managers have always been exceptional and have really improved the quality of life of our mutual clients. They have brought excellent ideas and guidance giving the families we have worked with options and the knowledge that they made informed decisions based on expert advice. The Home Care Aides are always very friendly and responsive. –  L.D.H.

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