Monday, 21 November 2016

At-Home Care: What Can You Expect?



You may have noticed that your grandparents look a bit overwhelmed and weary lately. Age takes asignificant toll on their motor skills, making it difficult for them to carry on with daily tasks such as cooking, bathing or even changing clothes.

It can be painful and frightening to see the elders in your life losing the ability to take care of themselves. The decline may happen gradually over time, or be caused by a sudden health issue.
Regardless of the cause, if you are worried about their safety at home, it is possible to get affordable home care services for the elderly.

Evaluate If Home Care Services Are Right For Your Loved Ones!

Make sure you know the extent of the home care needs for your seniors before hiring home care providers.
For example, figure out if they’ll require help occasional help to handle shopping, home maintenance, etc. or they’ll need hands-on, live-in services to help with everything from medication reminders to regular tasks such as bathing and eating.

Here are a few tips to help ensure that you hire the most suitable elderly care services at home:

·         Interview several candidates. 
It is important to meet the person, who will be providing personalized care for your seniors, in a neutral setting. Even when you are working with us at iCarePros, we work hard to ensure that you get a good fit with the right care provider so you can be confident of the care being offered to your loved ones.

·         Be precise about the tasks that you need.
When you meet your prospective care provider, clearly define the tasks that need to be completed and make sure that the person is comfortable with them. Ask open ended questions to assess their competence and dedication to completing these tasks.

·         Talk to the agency to understand what’s covered.
Here at iCarePros, we cover a variety of services and solutions in non-medical home care services for the elderly. We’ll clearly detail the fees, services, add-ons as well as the procedure for requesting a care provider in the service documentation. Feel free to get in touch to get a better understanding.

Compassionate and Reliable Home Care for the Elderly is Just a Call Away!

Give us a call at +1.888.516.5559 to learn more about our services and how we can ensure high quality at-home care for your parents, grandparents and senior loved ones. Get in touch with us today!