In-Home Care May Be The Best Option
When your aging loved one hears “in-home care,” they might not automatically appreciate or warm up to the idea. In-home care can be ideal for you and your loved one. There are many instances in which in-home care can be helpful. Here are a few to consider:
Injury And Illness Recuperation
When your loved one has an illness or is recovering from an injury, you want to do as much as you can to help. But other responsibilities can happen and you realize you can’t drop everything to tend to their every need. With an in-home care professional, your loved one can receive the necessary care without the added pressure on you. This type of temporary assistance is a great way to ease them into the idea of in-home care, if they ever need it for the future.
If your loved one is struggling with small things like housekeeping, laundry, bathing, and dressing, there are in-home care options for daily tasks as well. This type of assistance can be short or long term, depending on their needs. Perhaps an in-home care professional comes by once a day to help with bathing or a few times a week to help with house cleaning. These types of tasks can be embarrassing for seniors to deal with and they may not want to admit that they are unable to attend to these matters. It is often easier for an in-home care professional to take care of these light tasks on a regular basis.
If your loved one is suffering from a debilitating illness or mobility issues, there are also live-in options to help when issues arise. Caring for a loved one can be emotionally draining and shouldn’t be done alone. When you have in-home care to take care of your loved one, you can simply enjoy the time you have with them, knowing they are being taken care of.
When you have in-home care, they can help your loved one run errands to get their prescriptions and drive them to their doctor’s appointments. They can also help them exercise or take them around town so they aren’t always at home. These little things can help your loved one stave off depression and loneliness as well as a number of other health-related issues.
Call Agility Health
When you are getting in-home care professional help from Agility Health, you don’t have to worry about anything at all. All employees are thoroughly screened with drug tests, fingerprinting, and extensive background checks. Everyone we send into your home is a professional and will treat your loved one with the respect and dignity they deserve. We can give you a free consultation to arrange whatever type of care fits you and your loved one’s needs.