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Home companionship and support

Palliative Care
August 27, 2019
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Home companionship and support

In a typical familial setup, younger ones take care of the elderly in the family. After a point in age, people require assistance to perform daily activities. However, considering the number of opportunities and the competition following, it would be unfair to burden the young shoulders with such a huge responsibility. At times they require emotional support and companionship to help manage with the changing environment. With excellent home care takers available one need not worry about their seniors back at home.

A caretaker is an external help provided by a person who looks after the needs of our seniors in our absence. They are well equipped with skills to help them perform their daily physical activities.

Why must one hire a care taker?

  1. For companionship

At this point of age, support both physically and emotionally becomes essential. Most of them are in the Empty nest II or solitary survivor stage of their family cycle where they do not have their kids living with them and might have lost their partner. The person spends most of his time with the helper. Through communication, the helpers try and win the patient’s trust. They also help them travel locally, perform activities and help meet. Thus they become a companion assisting them when and wherever possible.

  1. Help with everyday activities

In a rapidly changing world, expecting a family member to be constantly around is not always possible. However, a helper can be hired to help the person to perform his day to day activities. Caretakers offer a wide range of services including oral care, bathing, eating, laundry and activities of daily living etc.

  1. Expertise

Although family members can assist the grownups certain conditions require expert intervention. In the case of a person suffering from dementia, the patient requires medical expertise to deal with the challenges and changes occurring within him. In the case of patients suffering from a particular condition that requires them to stay in the hospital but they choose to stay at home instead, it requires them to hire someone. It is assumed that a familiar environment helps the patients to recover quickly.

Access healthcare offers excellent home care services. The caretakers are well trained, certified and are backed by the healthcare team all the time. They help make a comprehensive medical plan to suit your schedule. With Access Healthcare Services you need not worry about your old people. They are in the safest hands!

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