It can be difficult deciding on care options for a loved one. It’s especially hard if you have to make those decisions when the one you love is sick or hurting. At Avail Home Care, we’re prepared to help you navigate these difficult decisions as a family, whether your loved one needs that care immediately or you’re looking ahead to the future.
We know that most adult children or spouses cannot provide full-time caregiving services for their loved ones, either because they’re juggling too many other family responsibilities, or because their loved ones’ medical needs have grown beyond their capacity. We also understand that you want your loved ones to have the care they need without compromising their dignity or independence. That’s where home care can provide a comfortable alternative to a facility such as assisted living or a nursing home.
There are essentially two types of care that your loved one can be provided within the home:
- Home care (also known as personal care)
- Home health care
Home Care or Personal Care services are what’s needed when a loved one requires assistance or supervision of home duties such as daily routines, meals, grooming, mobility, transportation, companionship, and more. Your loved one will be able to live in the comfort of their own home while also keeping their independence with the help of a licensed, certified caregiver. Not only will they have the help they require, but they will also be able to do all the things they love to do that would otherwise be compromised in a nursing home; eat meals of their choosing, engage in the activities they enjoy, spend time outdoors in the comfort of their own backyard, invite friends and family over for visits or the holidays, and most importantly, sleep in their own bed.
Choosing home care means peace of mind for everyone. At Avail Home care we’re dedicated to open communication and participation with the entire family. A referred caregiver is much more than a home aid, he or she is a trusted companion who is committed to the health, comfort, and safety of your loved one.