Rates effective as of March 15, 2017

         RATES for Geriatric Care Management: (see below for service description)

  • $155 per hour, billed by the quarter hour, $55 per hour travel fee from office in Reston, VA.
  • Buckley's has three Certified Care Managers on staff.  We offer Geriatric Care Management services to assist with case assessment, planning, coordination and oversight of the client with reports and communications to the family or fiduciary.
    RATE for Companion Services:

  • $69 per hour, with a one hour minimumNo Contract.
  • Time billed after the first hour will be rounded up to the nearest quarter hour.  
  • We do not charge for travel time to and from a client, however, in order to continue being able to provide you with superior staff members and service, a nominal gas surcharge will be applied of $1.50 for every three miles traveled with or for the client.  

All gas surcharges will be used to reimburse the staff members directly and in full for gas expenses incurred during the service call. 

      RATE for a consultation with Buckley

  •  $185 per hour billed by the quarter hour, in-office or in your home, $55 per hour travel fee.

      RATE for accompanied trips home from outpatient procedures: You don't have to be a senior to use our services!  If your doctor requires someone other than a cab company to take you home from a procedure after anesthesia - Buckley's is a widely trusted provider all over the DC area.

  • $75 per hour (one hour minimum, billed by the quarter hour thereafter) from the scheduled time of pick up, plus $1.50 per every 3 miles traveled.

 

Companion Services: Examples of what we can do for you!

Transportation

We provide rides to doctor appointments and medical transport for non-wheelchair-bound clients.  Note-taking and email reports to family available.

Errands

Do you need to run a quick errand? We give accompanied rides for groceries, prescriptions, dry cleaning, carry-out meals from your favorite restaurants, and more. If you are not feeling up to going, we can run your errands for you.

Social Outings

Have you been unable to see concerts, plays and exhibits as much as you would like? We will drive and accompany you on outings of your choice. Our savvy senior assistants can research or obtain tickets for your favorite events and accompany you on the outings. Fill your Senior years with the kinds of restaurants and activities you have always enjoyed!

Home Maintenance

Do you need to hire a contractor for plumbing, electrical, or general home maintenance? Our staff has experience working with contractors and will serve as a knowledgeable advocate to ensure top quality work and value. Our staff will find a reliable service to assist with housekeeping, carpet and floor cleaning, windows, laundry and more.
We can also assist with home organization in pre- and post-move situations and hoarding clean-out.  We will sort homes for trash vs. donations, arrange for haul trucks, housekeepers and home repairmen.

Bill Paying

Has poor eyesight or handwriting made bill paying a chore? Our bonded and insured staff will read your bills, fill in your checks, and get them mailed for you.

Entertainment

Need assistance finding books, movies, reading materials, or recorded books, newspapers and magazines? We will purchase, rent, or borrow materials from the library and deliver them to your home.

Technical Support

Having difficulty setting up and using computers, phones, and DVD players? Our patient staff will help set up and provide training for most household devices. We will troubleshoot frustrating technical problems.

Shopping Assistance

Looking for senior-friendly products? Count on us to provide recommendations for products to assist with sleeping, hearing, sight, mobility, and general independence.
 
Notary Services
In-Home Notary Services (state of Virginia only) are available for $5 plus a $40 travel charge.

Geriatric Care Management and Consulting

Professional geriatric care management is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges.  Working with families, geriatric care manager expertise provides the answers at a time of uncertainty. Their guidance leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off of work for family caregivers through:

  • Assessment and monitoring
  • Planning and problem-solving
  • Education and advocacy
  • Family caregiver coaching

Geriatric Care Managers are engaged to assist in a variety of areas, such as:

  • Housing – helping families evaluate and select appropriate level of housing or residential options
  • Home care services – determining types of services that are right for a client and assisting the family to engage and monitor those services
  • Medical management – attending doctor appointments, facilitating communication between doctor, client, and family, and if appropriate, monitoring client’s adherence to medical orders and instructions
  • Communication – keeping family members and professionals  informed as to the well-being and changing needs of the client
  • Social activities – providing opportunity for client to engage in social, recreational, or cultural activities that enrich the quality of life
  • Legal – referring to or consulting with elder law attorney, providing expert opinion for courts in determining level of care
  • Financial– may include reviewing or overseeing bill paying or consulting with accountant or client’s Power of Attorney
  • Entitlements – providing information on Federal and state entitlements; connecting families to local programs
  • Safety and security – monitoring client at home; recommending technologies to add to security or safety; observing changes and potential risks of exploitation or abuse

Local, cost-effective resources are identified and engaged as needed.

A care plan tailored for each individual’s circumstances is prepared after a comprehensive assessment. The plan may be modified, in consultation with client and family, as circumstances change.