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What Are The Benefits of In-Home Elder Care?
Oct 23, 2019 by Anonymous
In-home elder care from Comfort Keepers® Shelton provides care benefits to more than just the senior clients who receive it. Home care also provides the families of seniors with peace of mind and can help relieve the burden of caring for a loved one who may be ill.
Although many seniors are fortunate enough to live close to family members who are able to provide part-time or occasional home health care, there are many seniors who do not live close to family members. For those seniors, our Comfort Keepers office is nearby providing trusted in-home health care to create happy and safe environments for seniors who are living independently. Comfort Keepers will work with family members or trusted friends to discuss the home care process and create a customized care schedule to benefit the senior in the best way possible.
We Can Provide Relief for Family Caregivers
For the seniors who do live close to family members that may be providing part-time home care, because the people closest to them may not be able to objectively assess the living situation. They may be missing essential care needs like nutrition intake, medical equipment, or not noticing the senior doing dangerous activities that could lead to a fall.
Caring for a senior loved one is also a heavy emotional burden to bear. Studies have shown that families who care for elderly loved ones are more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety. Allowing an in-home care service like Comfort Keepers to take over many of those responsibilities can mean a world of difference in the happiness and safety of family members. That's why we offer respite care to provide part-time and full-time family caregivers a break so they can worry about their own well-being.
Comfort Keepers home care can properly assess the safety of the environment in which the senior lives. Comfort Keepers can also create suggestions to help improve their everyday lives and dispatch caregivers who will carry out the home health care plans every single day.
We know that nursing homes and adult day care aren't all seniors' ideal environment for receiving skilled nursing care, which is why Comfort Keepers Shelton offers short-term and long-term care options to older adults in their own home. Of course, the senior should continue seeing any medical care providers as necessary, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and any other health care services.
Comfort Keepers Shelton Can Help
Working with Comfort Keepers Shelton home care providers will ensure that your loved one is receiving the level of care they need and put everyone at ease. Seniors will look forward to having a home health aide in their homes as often as they'd like, and family members can make their visits more about spending time with the senior instead of doing chores for the senior.
Comfort Keepers Shelton is proud to provide a variety of home services to adult adults, including personal care, skilled nursing, Alzheimer's and dementia care, and more. Additionally, our home caregivers can provide assistance with activities of daily living, such as meal preparation, medication reminders, and more.
Contact us today at (203) 924-4949 to schedule a free in-home consultation. We can also discuss private pay options to afford in-home care aside from Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance.