Specialized and Advanced Care at Home
At this time, the majority of people are familiar with senior care. Or, we all have a reasonable understanding of what senior care entails. If you are reading this blog, you likely have a general knowledge of senior care. However, are you familiar with specialized care? If you don't, this article will help you gain a better understanding of specialist geriatric care. Even if you believe you understand what specialist senior care is, it may be useful to discover how it operates. Because you may require specialized senior care at some point in the future, or you may have an aging family member who needs or could benefit from specialized senior care immediately. So, what exactly is specialist elderly care?
Seniors have to face a diverse range of health problems. It's sad that the older we get, the more likely we'll have health problems. This is why there is care for seniors. Senior care is for older people who need a lot of personal care, like help with eating, bathing, grooming, etc. But there are also homemaking services since some seniors don't have serious health problems; they move a little slower, which makes it hard for them to take care of their homes. Having a caregiver come over and help with daily or weekly chores can be very helpful.
Physical health is not the only thing that matters. Seniors also have a high rate of being lonely, alone, and depressed. Companionship care can help these seniors stay in touch with reality and allow them to talk about their health or emotions if they are worried. But some older people have health problems that can be very hard on their bodies and minds. These older people need a special kind of care. Can they get it delivered?
Specialized Senior Care
Not all caregivers are trained or have experience working with clients with specific conditions requiring specialized care and treatment. If someone you care about has a serious health problem, you want to ensure they get all the care they need. Even better if they could get care at home because nursing homes and assisted living communities can be expensive and aren't always appealing to seniors. Seniors who want to stay in their own homes can get specialized senior care, which is a good thing. In-home specialized senior care makes sure that every client can work with a caregiver who is knowledgeable, experienced, and specially trained in helping clients with their specific conditions.
Specialized Care for Seniors with Various Conditions
Specialized senior care can help seniors (and younger people) with any one of a multitude of conditions. These conditions include:
- Alzheimer's and Dementia
- Parkinson's Disease
- Spine and Brain Injuries
- Developmental Disabilities
- Victims of Collisions and Accidents
- Surgery Patients
- And other states as well
Our Specialized Services
At From the heart care, our services are made to fit each client's needs. But we also offer care tailored to the needs of older adults and other groups. For our elderly and aging clients, we go above and beyond our basic services to make sure they get the care they need, including:
Falls are always dangerous, but they are especially dangerous for older people. As we age, the amount of fat under our skin goes down. This means our bones have less padding when hitting furniture, the ground, or even car doors. Also, as we get older, our bones and muscles weaken, making falls and other impacts even more dangerous.
Our care managers will ensure that your home is set up in a way that makes it safe for you or a family member to move around. Depending on the client's needs, we may also help them get a cane, walker, wheelchair, or device they can use after a fall to alert others. We can also give you a live-in caregiver if you have a lot of needs and want to stay at home.
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Help for mental health
Depression, anxiety, and dementia are all mental illnesses that can greatly impact older people. Many things can lead to these conditions and have very bad effects. You can find out about all mental health resources with the help of an Aegis care manager. Whether this means seeing a neurologist or going to mental health counseling, our knowledgeable staff will make a plan for each person based on their specific needs and help them follow these instructions.
Planning for care
As client advocates, we help our older clients plan for care after they are gone. The following services are part of this kind of planning, but they are not the only ones:
Educating clients about treatments.
That can save their lives. Helping clients talk to their loved ones
Making decisions about medical care ahead of time
Advanced care planning is a big part of how we help our clients. By making sure that our clients think about and write down their wishes, we can make sure that their voices are heard if they ever lose the ability to speak for themselves.
How to Navigate Insurance
Regarding health care, it can be hard to figure out what your insurance will cover and what it won't. That's why our care managers offer free benefits checks and help file claims for long-term care and other types of health insurance. Our care managers will help you find the answers to any questions you have about coverage.
Specialized care for your loved one
Many assume that when the needs of an aging loved one reaches a certain point or an illness has progressed that their options for care are limited to a care facility.
Adult children of aging parents or spouses of ill or disabled loved ones might assume that, eventually – despite what they prefer – their family member may have to move into a nursing home or memory care center. In-Home Specialized Care can provide the skill, experience and one-on-one care appropriate for clients with various levels of care needs, including the specialized care required by an individual dealing with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, stroke recovery and more.
- We are here to help when you need us
- On call 24 hours for client needs
- Flexible and fast scheduling
- Regular quality assurance
- Thorough care management and family support
- Double the care team staff of other agencies
Providing specialized care
With our in-home care services, we provide a customized regimen of care that focuses on individual needs and personal environments. Having a senior caregiver in your household that is trained in specialized care can lessen stress for family members & provide essential support. It can also be a key part of the recovery process resulting from an illness or injury.