A personal care assistant plays many roles in the life of a senior. Perhaps one of the least appreciated aspects of their service is the psychological benefit they provide for their clients. Isolation, boredom, depression, and vulnerability can make a senior’s emotional life difficult and even lead to serious medical issues.The companionship of a personal care assistant gives seniors a trustworthy confidant, a way to voice their concerns and feelings, and a support system for continued
Once you’ve been approved for PCA services, it’s time to start thinking about the individual who will be providing at-home care for you. Since you will be spending quite a bit of time with this person, it is important to find someone that you are comfortable around.
Your first and best option when searching for a personal care assistant is to hire someone you already know. People are most comfortable with someone they are familiar with,
Once you and your loved ones have agreed that personal care services are needed, your work can truly start. As you may have discovered, a simple Google search will return thousands of results for hundreds of different home healthcare companies all seeming to provide the same service. This can make it difficult to know where to begin.
Best Home Care takes pride in making the process of starting personal care services straightforward for clients. Our simple
Recognizing when to take the plunge into personal care services can be difficult for many older individuals and their loved ones. In-home care may be viewed as unnecessary, an overreaction to a recent health issue, or even as a threat. If you believe a parent or loved one could benefit from home health services, it is important to have a meaningful conversation to educate them on the ways a personal care assistant could improve their quality
Making the decision to hire a personal care assistant (PCA) for you or a loved one can be challenging. Some may even mistake PCA healthcare as a threat to their dignity and a trivial addition to their livelihood. The fact is that in-home health care can simplify everyday tasks and help individuals live a longer, fuller life.
But when is the right time to look into hiring a personal career assistant? Here are a few