Finding Quality Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
Caring for a loved one that is suffering from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia can really take a toll on someone. As the illness progresses the needs of the individual will increase, and eventually full-time care is necessary in order to ensure that they are safe and properly cared for. It can be tempting to try and handle this care yourself, especially if you feel that it is your obligation, but in most cases it is actually best for you and your loved one for you to take advantage of the other options that are available to you. It is impossible to be a full-time caregiver and properly care for yourself as well. Here you will learn about a number of ways in which From The Heart Home Care LLC can help to improve both your quality of life as well as that of the one that you love.
First, it is important to acknowledge that you are already doing one of the best things for your loved one by working to keep them in their home for as long as is reasonably possible. Staying in a loving environment that they are familiar with does a great deal to reduce their confusion and increase their quality of life. Of course that surely was a decision that you made from the heart. While you may feel that you have to provide their care yourself it is important to consider how you and they could greatly benefit from having a professional assist you each step of the way. As their disease progresses there will be a number of changes that will occur mentally and physically. Our professional home care providers have the expertise in what to expect and the proper changes that will need to be made to their care plan each step of the way.
Another benefit of using in home care providers is the fact that they will be able to give you time to recharge. It is actually unhealthy to commit yourself to the care of another at all times. Everyone needs and deserves a break from this commitment from time to time. Fortunately, the level of care that you have in the home can be tailored to meet your specific needs. For example, at first you just may need a respite once a week in order to spend some time with others or simply doing something that you enjoy. As time goes on and the disease progresses you may find that more assistance is needed. We will work with you every step of the way to ensure that your loved one is getting the care that you need and that you get the time that you need to recharge so that you can be the best caregiver you can be.
In addition to providing care on a shift basis, we also offer live in care for when the needs of your loved one become increasingly challenging and stressful. Many people choose this option so that they do not feel that they are abandoning their loved one by placing them in a nursing home type setting. It can also be great for the person receiving the care as they are familiar with their surroundings, which can help to reduce their confusion and stress. Even at the most advanced stages of Alzheimer’s and dementia there can be significant moments of clarity. Being at home in a comfortable and familiar setting near loved ones during these times can do a great deal to increase their overall quality of life.
If you have reached the point of accepting that you need assistance in caring for your loved one then From the Hear Home Care LLC really is your best option. They serve Spartanburg and surrounding areas and ensure that all of their caregivers have not only the training that they need to provide the highest level of care, but also that they are kind and work to ensure that their clients maintain the highest level of dignity at all times. They are more than just healthcare workers, but take a great deal of pride in the fact that they are a companion to people that are experiencing what can be the most stressful stage of their lives.
Take the time to give us a call and learn more about the services that we can provide. We will take the time to understand exactly what level of care it is that you are looking for and ensure that your loved one is treated like family at all times. There is no reason to take on all of the responsibility yourself. We are here to help you to continue to remain healthy while providing your loved one with the highest level of care and compassion. You needn’t make a commitment, but learning about your options now or in the future can help to give you the peace of mind that you deserve.