Many people are juggling everything life throws at them: a demanding job, busy kid schedules, and making sure your home is running like a well-oiled machine. There are also many Americans out there who also have the added stress of caring for a loved one that may be disabled, which can become quite overwhelming if you’re trying to make tough emotional decisions. If you’re in this situation, you may want to consider home health care, and here’s why.

  1. They’re there when you can’t be
    You can’t be everywhere at once, so this is where home health care comes in. It can give you the peace of mind you’re looking for knowing that trained professionals are there for your loved one and making sure they have everything they need. From making simple corrections in the home to assess safety risks, they have your back.
  2. They assist with daily living
    Activities of daily living, or ADLs, are things that people do every day that may come as a challenge to someone with a disability. Home health care can be a solution for many who need assistance with things like bathing, grooming, or medication reminders, but still want to maintain their independence.
  3. Diet and Nutritional Support
    One of the main problems for someone with a disability is being able to get the best diet and nutrition. Staying healthy and getting the proper nutrition is key to staying as healthy as possible, so having home health care to support you with nutritional counseling and home-cooked meals is a win-win for everyone.
  4. Skilled nursing care
    If you’re looking for more skilled nursing care, home health care can provide that for you. Certified, licensed, and knowledgeable nurses are available through home health care and will ensure all of your loved one’s complex medical needs are being met.
  5. Companionship
    We want to be there for our loved ones as much as possible, but sometimes that isn’t always doable. Home health care can be a way for your loved one to get the companionship they need. A nurse can quickly turn into a friend for walks, reading, games, and even movies.

 

If you’re in need of home health care for your loved one, Elder Care Staffing Solutions can be a great option for you. We proudly serve the Dutchess, Putnam, Westchester, and Bronx areas. Give us a call today at 914-265-4299.