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Respite Care in Chicago, IL

At Home Instead, with our convenient respite care services, we offer a simple solution to what could be a potentially serious conflict for any primary caregiver. Even the most competent family caregivers need time to decompress and revitalize their own health. After all, providing all the necessary caregiving to an ailing family member is physically and emotionally draining. A recent survey by the Commonwealth Fund reported that 60 percent of all family caregivers experienced fair or poor health including one or more chronic conditions. This is compared to only 33 percent of non-caregivers.

Respite Care Aids the Caregiver and Family Members

The stress and demand for caregiving can obviously take a toll on the primary caregiver in every regard. With Home Instead respite care services, we can temporarily provide an overworked family caregiver with a trained Care Professional. They will come to your residence, assist your loved one with any of their caregiving needs, and allow you some free time to do some of the things you enjoy doing in Chicago. Caregiving can be an extremely taxing requirement with overwhelming responsibilities. Fortunately, when you utilize our respite care services, you can relax a bit knowing that your ailing family member is safe and well taken care of.

Respite Care Frees Up Your Schedule

The best part of our respite program is we are willing to work with your schedule – whatever it is. You can coordinate our respite care services to any flexible or methodical scheduling approach you need for whatever is going on in your life. Have a part-time job in Chicago? We can have a Care Pro present at the same time of the day any day of the week. Leaving for a wedding for the weekend? Allow our excellent Care Pros the opportunity to provide caregiving for an extended weekend. Our trained staff is skilled in assisting all types of medical conditions and they also are great at making your loved ones feel relaxed and reassured. With 24-hour scheduling for every day of the week, let us help provide you with the assistance you need. Here are some of the most common senior in-home care services we provide:

Companionship Care:

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 Care Pros treat each senior with the utmost of respect in all personal care matters.

Alzheimer’s Care:

Our Care Pros 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.

Contact Us Today

Call us today at (708) 671-2648 and see how Home Instead can help your family. We look forward to meeting you soon. Or fill out the contact form.
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