Benefits You Will Provide With Your Home Care Service

By on October 6, 2014

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There are many benefits you’ll provide through your home care service to the elderly, including providing companionship to someone who really needs it. You take care of someone’s well-being when their loved ones cannot be around. Home care for the elderly comes with a variety of benefits, which are discussed below.

Being comfortable in your own home – many elderly might have a special chair that they love to sit in, a garden in the backyard, good neighbors, kitchen where morning coffee is enjoyed every day, and family and friends who stop by frequently. The main advantage is being close to the things you love.

Personalized care – your loved one will get one-on-one care from a caregiver inside the home. It could be overnight care, live-in care or just for several hours.

Cost effective care: professional home care is more affordable than nursing home care because the care takes place within the patient’s home, pretty much like a traditional sitter. The rate is usually hourly. So you only pay for the service offered within a specific time period.

Independence – Your loved one will feel comfortable at home and with help from a caregiver will lead a more independent lifestyle. Some elderly patients can move around enough to go on grocery shopping trips with their caregivers.

Support from family – most family members will be close enough to visit and help out when the caregiver is unable to do so. Most caregivers love to involve the family in the care of the elderly patient.

Peace of mind: children of elderly patients will have the peace of mind to know that their senior parent is receiving quality care of while they are at work, traveling or unable to make it.

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About Pam Witt

Pam Witt is a licensed RN and has more than 32 years of experience in the caregiving, home care, home health and healthcare industries. She has more than 10 years of successful marketing experience with one of the largest healthcare software companies in the world. Pam’s philosophy is that “life is a gift” and it should not be wasted. Pam’s main objective through the NAPHC and ProfessionalHomeCare.org is to make a positive impact in the home care, home health and home hospice industry by providing the best information and training available.

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