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Best caregivers in W Los Angeles and South Bay Cities

1st Call Home Care: LA’s first choice when looking for eldercare.

Why families choose

1st Call Home Care in LA:

We’re good at what we do. Period.

WE HAVE A NURSE IN THE HOUSE.

Your day-to-day care team is supervised by a registered nurse with over 10+ years of experience in the field.

WE GOT  YOU COVERED.

Liability insurance and worker’s compensation are in place because our caregivers are bona fide employees.

YOU HAVE PEACE OF MIND.

We spend time and effort continuously training our caregivers for your benefit. And they’re all vaccinated too.

It matters when science and the heart are put together.

At the helm of our operations is a clinical nurse leader with over 40 years of experience in healthcare.

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BRENDA Villanueva, RN, BSN

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How can we help you today?

1st Call Home Care provides reliable caregiving services in the West Los Angeles and South Bay cities. We offer daily, weekly, and 24-hour caregiver shifts.

If you have any questions about how to get started, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Click here to schedule a phone appointment with our community representative. Find out more about our specialized services.

Choose a caregiving service:

Our services always prioritize the comfort, independence, and well-being of your loved one.

PERSONAL CARE

caregiver putting shoes on elderly woman
  • Hands-on assistance
  • Grooming, and shower care
  • Toileting, and hygiene assistance
  • Safety transfers from the bed to the wheelchair
  • Mealtime feeding
  • Medication supervision

COMPANION CARE

elderly woman with walker getting out of the car assisted by caregiver
  • Range-of-motion exercise
  • Games to encourage brain health
  • Medical appointments companion
  • Meal preparation
  • Light housekeeping

ALZHEIMER'S - DEMENTIA CARE

elderly woman doing crossword puzzle with caregiver
  • Games to support brain health
  • Daily routine care planning
  • Redirection of behavioral mood swings
  • Safety-proofing of areas in the house
  • Music “therapy”

SPECIALIZED CARE

caregiver helping elderly woman out of bed
  • Incontinence Care
  • Nutritional Care for Diabetes
  • Fall Risks and Mobility Issues
  • Empty and replacement of Ostomy bag
  • Hospice care
  • Other special needs

ASSISTED LIVING CARE

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  • Hourly or daily sitter
  • Respite care
  • Weekend companion
  • Games and social activities
  • Mealtime assistance
  • Night care

CARE MANAGEMENT

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  • Assessment of health issues
  • Development of a tailored care plan
  • Coordination of services and resources
  • Evaluation of needs and health changes
  • Extra support to the elderly’s family.
  • Suitable for long-distance families or those who cannot closely supervise the care of their loved ones.

Your loved one may need some or a combination of these services. We can determine their level of need when you request a no-cost care assessment.

Welcome to 1st Call Home Care -
Los Angeles

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Founder and CEO

BRENDA Villanueva, RN, BSN

Hello. I'm the Founder and CEO of 1st Call Home Care.

What I do:

I'm in charge of the full operations and management of the company.

What I find to be the biggest challenge in the industry:

The shortage of good caregivers.

What I think is the best part of my work:

Home care work is very humbling, and fulfilling work.

When I'm not working:

I do pickleball, I love ballroom dancing, and I also get busy walking my little cute dog.

My best advice to families looking for care?

When you're loved one is admitted to the hospital or is in a skilled nursing home. start looking for caregiving services already (if you think the situation at home will warrant it). Don't wait for instructions from the doctor or the discharge planners. Oftentimes, they tell you at the last minute, and then you're at the mercy of time, stress and you're under duress trying to look for home care services. Give yourself your own heads-up and start planning from Day 1.

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VP/Partner and Care Manager

DOHA Isleta, RN, BSN

Hello. I'm the RN Care Manager at 1st Call Home Care in Los Angeles.

Years of Experience in the Industry:

15 plus years.

What I do:

I create tailored and appropriate home care solutions for each of our client's specific health and care needs.

The Biggest Challenge:

Meeting the care expectations of families.

The Best Part:

The biggest challenge is also the best part of my work - when we're able to meet the care expectations of families!

When I'm not working:

I'm sleeping.

Best Advice for Families Looking for Care?

When their finances can sustain it, I would highly recommend that families subscribe to a geriatric care management program. It removes them from the center of such an overwhelming responsibility and transfers that stress over to the care manager. It's a shift from burdened to relieved. They are able to spend precious time with their older loved ones on better terms and calmer emotional state. It's actually good for their seniors and for their well-being as well.

YOUR REVIEWS ARE WHAT KEEP US GETTING BETTER AND BETTER.

We are forever grateful for the care our beloved mother received from Emily. My mom lived alone and since the day she met her caregiver, we noticed her improvement. She smiled a lot more than she did, she gained much needed weight from all the delicious food her caregiver cooked. It truly showed a remarkable difference in our mom’s life. We wholeheartedly recommend 1st Call Home Care Agency to anyone seeking the best possible care for their elderly family members.

- Amber G.for Mom, in Marina del Rey

(excerpt) Please let Josie and Lydia know how grateful we are. Doha was also wonderful. Her nursing expertise and experience was so useful. She went above and beyond what was expected of her, and we are so thankful...

- Ann V. and Ken A.for Mom, in Palos Verdes

Thank you for all of your love and support through this difficult time. We love you!

- The Broadmax familyfor Dad, in Torrance

We love your phone calls and visits!

- Nancy and Dick K.- hired companion and sitter service for themselves

They've been checking in with us consistently to see how things are going and have responded to each of our questions with professionalism and care. So happy to have found them and would recommend them in a heartbeat!

- Mike G. (Google review)for Mother, in Pasadena

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