Home health care agencies are designed to provide high quality, professional healthcare from the comfort of a patient’s home. The kinds of services that you will find are going to vary from agency to agency, but the main feature of all home care services is that they bring health care right to you and your loved ones. Below are some of the services that a home care service can, and will provide. Skilled nursing One of the primary services provided by most home care agencies is competent nursing. Home care services frequently hire both registered nurses, and licensed practical nurses. They are trained to provide a wide range of services including post-acute care, observation and monitoring, assessment, the management and administration of medication, wound care and pain management. Therapy When you or your loved one require more than just nursing care, many home care services are also able to provide…> Read More
It is natural that most seniors want to remain living in their own homes when the time comes for you to make decisions about their care needs. They want to remain in the location that they know and love and where they feel the most comfortable. For many seniors the thought of leaving their home and spending their remaining years in a senior care facility is heartbreaking and they want to do everything in their power to maintain their sense of power over their own lives, and dignity. Thankfully there are homecare agencies that can come to them and provide the care they need. Below are some tips for choosing the best homecare agency. Evaluate your options No two people, or situations are the same, and certain people require and have different care needs than others. One of the things you will need to consider when deciding on a home…> Read More
Whether or not a family member requires 24-hour home care, or live-in care, your elderly family member requires help, and has needs that the rest of the family probably does not. Providing compassionate, specially tailored care for your elderly loved one provides peace of mind for both you and your loved one. If you are debating how to best provide care for an elderly family member, and you want it to be done in the house, below are some of the differences between 24-hour home care and live-in care. Live-in care With live-in care, there is typically only one caregiver who will be living with your elderly family member. They will be living in the same home as your family member and will be on call for them 24 hours a day. This includes a reasonable eight-hour sleeping break. Live-in caregivers typically charge a flat rate per day and have…> Read More
When we get to the end of our lives, it’s nice to think that we are going to be able to receive high quality care from the people we love, and more importantly, from the society we grew up in. The elderly have certain requirements that younger people do not, and making sure that our elderly loved ones are comfortable in their old age is something that should be high on most people’s lists of things to provide. If you have never spent much time thinking about what exactly is entailed when we talk about elderly care, below is some information that will hopefully give you a better idea. Elder care, or senior care can best be defined as a set of care needs that are taken care of for senior citizens as they go through old age. It can include everything from home care, to transportation assistance and occupational…> Read More
Free care service for the first 8 hours on a monthly commitment.