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Respite Care in Shamokin, PA
Trusted Respite Care in Shamokin, PA
There are many daily challenges for family caregivers. The role of caretaking for a loved one is not only time consuming, it can also be extremely stressful.
Although the primary caretaker in a residence wants to be there for their loved one at all times, sometimes it’s just not a realistic option. It’s important for family caregivers to spend some time away to decompress and revitalize their own health and wellness. Mentally speaking, it’s beneficial for the family caregiver to have a break. Often the ailing family member will respond positively to a fresh face that is willing to provide them with the dedicated professional care they deserve.
Respite Care Makes Life Easier for Shamokin Families
“Respite care” is defined as the professional service provided by a health care agency that allows the principal caretaker momentary relief from caring for a sick or ailing individual. When the primary caretaker has other obligations away from the home, it’s important to have a competent professional scheduled and ready to step-in and assist your loved one in any way they are needed. It’s not only critical to the wellness of the ailing family member, but also comforting for the primary caretaker to be assured their loved one is in good hands.
Respite Care Works Around Your Schedule
When you utilize Home Instead serving in Shamokin, PA, we shape our respite care services to your every need. Whether it’s coordinating the same time on a daily or weekly basis or creating flexible hours for your caretaking needs, our highly skilled professionals are prepared to provide your loved one with the professional care they deserve while the primary caretaker is away. If you have an important family event, a business obligation you need to attend, or just need some time away from the stressful responsibilities of caretaking, we are here for you twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week. Here are some of the most common senior in-home care services we provide:
Most seniors enjoy visits from a new friend and helping them accomplish tasks and enjoy favorite activities is good for seniors’ health. We can play games, visit neighbors, watch movies or plan activities, whatever is most helpful for the senior and their family.
Home Helper Services:
Receiving help with home tasks that are more difficult for seniors is often crucial to allowing seniors to continue to live in their home. Plus, our home helper services free up time for family caregivers to spend more quality time with their loved one. Home Helper services include cleaning, laundry, shopping, running errands and helping however we can.
Personal Care Services:
Having an outside caregiver help with personal care such as bathing, dressing and mobility helps preserve important family relationships and preserves the dignity of the senior. Our trained CAREGivers treat each senior with the utmost of respect in all personal care matters.
Our CAREGivers are specially trained in our award-winning Alzheimer’s Care program and can work with seniors and provide the assistance and encouragement to help them cope with the challenges of Alzheimer’s.