When an older family member needs help with daily tasks, especially after surgery or illness, the best option is usually having other family members pitch in, but that’s not always possible. Families don’t always live close together anymore and busy schedules mean limited availability to provide care.
However, families can turn to home care agencies like Assisting Hands to help care for elderly relatives so they can continue to live in their home. Assisting Hands Home Care provides senior home care services in Bal Harbour, FL to help with a variety of medical and non-medical needs.
Benefits of Using Professional Caregivers
Previous generations moved into nursing homes when they were unable to care for themselves, but that’s not the only option for today’s seniors. More and more of them are choosing to age in place in their own homes with in-home care services, where they feel more comfortable and secure. This is a more cost-effective option and helps them retain a sense of independence. Professional caregivers have experience dealing with a wide variety of medical conditions and can dispense medications and move clients around easily. They have the training to know exactly what to do in emergencies. Unlike family caregivers, they don’t have to juggle another job and family with caregiving duties, so they don’t have to deal with feeling overwhelmed.
Senior Home Care Services from Assisting Hands
We have a long history of providing excellent care to clients in Bal Harbour, FL who need assistance around the home. These services include:
Personal Care. Maintaining good hygiene can be difficult with mobility issues. We’ll help clients with bathing, dressing, brushing hair and teeth, and other daily grooming tasks.
Preparing Meals. Many seniors have trouble using knives safely or don’t want to go to the trouble of cooking healthy meals for one person. Others are unable to manage shopping on their own. We’ll plan and prepare healthy meals that meet all dietary guidelines and handle the shopping and cleanup.
Errands and Transportation. Losing the ability to drive is a blow to independence, especially if there’s no public transportation nearby. We’ll provide transportation to doctors’ and rehabilitation appointments, pick up prescriptions, and take care of other errands.
Companionship. At Assisting Hands, we take the time to get to know each of our clients because we know human companionship is vital for people stay active and thrive. We’ll engage your loved ones in games and activities, go for walks, and make sure they have the mental stimulation they need.
Respite Care. Even when family members can take care of most of a love one’s needs, there are times when someone needs a break to recharge or take care of other matters. We can provide quality respite care to family members in Bal Harbour, FL who need backup for a short time. We’ll work with the family to create a care plan to ensure there are no lapses in care coverage during transitions.
The demand for quality in home care services continues to grow as the Baby Boomer generation ages. Assisting Hands Home Care provides a wide range of services that can provide the care your loved one needs to age in place. All of our caregivers are thoroughly screened before hiring and are fully trained in first aid and CPR, so you can be sure a highly qualified person is in the home. If necessary, one of our caregivers can be placed within 48 hours of your call.
If you have a family member in Bal Harbour, FL who needs high quality, compassionate in-home senior care services, call Assisting Hands Home Care at (305) 425-1835. One of our associates will be happy to answer your questions or schedule a consultation.