Frequently Asked Questions
Can SILC Provide The Services I Need?
SILC provides non-medical companion care services to Independent Seniors that may need assistance with things such as: transportation, companionship, meal preparation, light housekeeping, scheduling of doctor’s visits and appointments, social and mental stimulation, travel and more.
SILC will provide a complimentary consultation with you or your loved one to assess the types of services and level of care needed. Contacting SILC is the starting point when realization sets in that the aging process has caused some changes in physical or mental health and that by having someone to help daily, weekly or monthly will add benefit to the individual in need.
Does Medicare or Insurance Cover the Cost of In-Home Companion Care?
Unfortunately, Medicare does not cover any cost for non-medical in-home care, it is an out of pocket expense to the individual or family member. There are some long-term care insurance policies that you can draw funds from to pay for in-home care but you would need to consult with your insurance provider.
SILC's Business and Staff Credentials
SILC is a licensed agency in the State of Pennsylvania.
SILC and its employees are insured and bonded as required by law. Staff are employees of the agency, not contractors, and all undergo background checks, Tuberculosis testing and certification training programs.
Do You Require a Minimum Number of Days and Hours For Your Services?
We understand that your individual needs may vary. We specialize in 2 – 4 hour time blocks of care, that can be provided during daily, weekly or monthly visits. SILC will work with you or your loved one to determine the best schedule to fit your needs. Our Minimum is that a visit lasts 2 hours. A client portal fee of $10 will be applied if the client receives less than 12 hours of service a month.
Why Choose SILC ?
We pride ourselves in going above and beyond for our clients. We put JOY in their day, increase confidence in their independence and provide dignified and engaging care and services to support their individual needs.
Our companions are professional, caring, empathetic and fun and will work to build a lasting friendship based on trust and respect with the individual. We consider ourselves an extension of the family and will provide open and honest communication to all involved.
We are not a franchise we are an independent company started from a passion to help and enrich the lives of Seniors in our community and surrounding areas.
This is not a job, it's our passion, thank you for your consideration!