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5 Benefits of In-Home Care

Sometimes the best move is to stay where you are.

Life has a way of presenting us with challenges. Sometimes those challenges become more than we can handle, and then it’s time to seek help. If you or a loved-one is in need in-home care, here are 5 things to consider:

The comforts of home

We all know the feeling of coming home after a long day of work, or arriving home after a long trip. It is such a comfort to be in our own space to rest and rejuvenate. Studies have shown that recovery happens more quickly in familiar surroundings. Whether you need help after a big life event life an accident, or to assist an ageing parent, in-home care can help you stay in that comfortable place.

Affordable compared to nursing homes

In-home care can be an affordable option as opposed to skilled nursing or assisted living. It is often much less per hour to use an in-home service than it is for live-in care. This is especially true when you’re able to craft a personalized package that provides you with just the right amount of care to fit your needs.

Personalized care [one-on-one]

With in-home care, the assistance you’re getting is custom-crafted to fit your individual needs. This can be anything from assistance with medications and other personal needs, to transportation to appointments, all the way to companion care. You always get the specific care you need with in-home care.

Peace of mind for you

In the case of helping an ageing parent, it can be a heavy weight on the shoulders to wonder if everything is ok at home. With in-home care, you have the peace of mind that someone is checking in and keeping an eye on how ageing parents are progressing at home.

Familiar surroundings = faster recovery

In the case of recovery, being in familiar surrounds leads to a faster recovery time. When you are in your familiar surroundings your body is able to rest and relax in a way that allows the body to heal. When you have the peace-of-mind that things like rides and medication management is being taken care of, you can rest that much deeper.

 

In-home care is the preferred way to help yourself and your loved ones get through those tough times in life. Reach out today to start discussing what relief we can bring to you and your family.