Elder or Senior Home Care helps you or your loved ones remain safe, independent and engaged in leading enriched lives. This home care allows you or your loved ones to avoid moving out of their homes into a more expensive and less attractive facility.
This kind of home care includes companionship and also assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). Activities of daily living are routine activities that people do every day without needing assistance. The basic ADLs include eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring (walking) and continence. An individual's ability to perform these ADLs is an important part of understanding the type of services that are needed. In most instances, this home care provides seniors who may need a little extra help or in some cases, more help like 24/7 care.
This home care can also be utilized as a source of respite by another person who is providing care to their loved one. Many times, family caregivers enlist the help of someone else - whether a friend, sibling or paid professional - to help with certain tasks when they have their hands full. Our caregivers and nurses can be a great relief to overworked family caregivers, who need a break