It isn’t always clear when the best time to benefit from home care services is. Often, individuals wait until after an injury or illness to consider further support. But, any changes subtle or big can indicate a need for extra support and most importantly, it doesn’t have to necessitate a move to assisted living either. Ultimately, involving a flexible home care service can benefit both the individual and their family caregivers, helping to improve the quality of life in your own home.
If you’re uncertain whether it’s a good time to consider an extra hand for yourself or a loved one, we’ve outlined some signs that could indicate that some home support could benefit you.
Have you been finding your daily routine more difficult?
If daily activities such as cooking, cleaning, washing, remembering to take medication, getting out to appointments or shopping are becoming too much to manage, you should explore the benefits of flexible home care.
Most importantly, a little extra help can help you to maintain your independence in your own home. As all care is flexible, home based and tailored to your needs.
Feelings of loneliness or isolation
When you choose to stay in your own home and struggle to maintain social, it can be easy to develop feelings of isolation or loneliness. Most importantly, it’s something that can be easily fixed with companionship services. No one should have to feel isolated if they wish to stay in their home.
With companionship services, you can arrange times to suit you. We’ve seen how companionship can improve the health and quality of life.
We even take our clients out and about to help them live well and continue to do the things they love with a little extra support.
It’s easy when we care for others to forget about caring for ourselves. Sometimes it’s important to identify when you are burnout and that you can’t do it all on your own. Seeking extra home help may be the best solution for everyone involved.
Take A Break home care services are an opportunity for caregivers to take a holiday or take time out for themselves, safe in the knowledge that we will provide the same care and support that you provide for your loved one.
Recent medical diagnosis
If you’ve recently received a medical diagnosis that requires specialist home care, professional guidance can help you and your family to adapt to changing health needs and to maintain a safe environment in your own home.
We pride ourselves on the specialist care services we provide. Our Caregivers go through relative training to be able to support people who are in the last months or years of their life and be there for their family.
We also understand it can be a difficult time when trying to respond to behaviour patterns that seem out of character. Our team of friendly trained caregivers can be here to support you in the situations caused by Alzheimer’s and Dementia.
Our specialist care helps you to stay in the place where you feel most comfortable, surrounded by loved ones.
Are you looking for Home Care Services?
We’ve seen first-hand how support with even the smallest daily task can drastically improve the quality of our client’s lives. Our team remembers every detail about our clients. We support every want and need our client has. We provide full support to help clients live their lives to the fullest. View our facebook to see what a day at VDC looks like!
If you’d like to learn how we can support you, please get in touch with a friendly member of the team!