As a family caregiver, you may have heard of respite care and thought, "Thanks, but I've got this." Or as someone seeking flexible employment, you may wonder just what a caregiver for Home Instead Senior Care does.
As a family caregiver, you may have thought it sounded nice, but expensive. Or that your loved one required too much, or too little, assistance for you to need it.
As a potential employee, you may not think you have the skill set.
But the fact is, many family caregivers consider respite care an invaluable part of their caregiving. It's not just about being able to recharge your batteries, it's about taking care of yourself so you can better care for others.
As someone seeking employment, you may not realize that your caring outlook and kindness could be the blessing a senior needs to stay in his or her home longer.
At Home Instead Senior Care, we have clients who use our respite care services just so they can attend church every week. Others use it because otherwise they'd never be able to make their own medical appointments. Some have younger children or grandchildren and want to be able to be at their school events. Many say that it's the only time they can ever really get out of the house.
You may be the very caregiver a local family needs to provide that respite care.
Respite care is for seniors with dementia, cancer, diabetes, blindness, heart disease or just "old age." You name it, we can provide respite care for it. We can make arrangements for just a few hours a week, overnights or for 24-hour care. If you think you have the right outlook, positive attitude and other characters that would qualify you to become a CAREGiver with our company, please check us out.
For more information about respite care and our other services, or to learn more about CAREGiver opportunities at our office, please contact us at 412-595-7554 or visit
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