Personalized Respite Care Services
Many family caregivers do an excellent job caring for their loved ones. However, providing care can be difficult and challenging especially when you are doing more than your abilities and circumstances allow.
Respite care provides short-term relief for primary caregivers. It can be arranged for just an afternoon or for several days or weeks. Care can be provided at home, in a healthcare facility, or at an adult day center.
In-Home Respite Care Services
A dedicated caregiver does the very best they can to provide care yet also recognizes and values their own wellbeing, families and relationships and finds a way to balance these competing goals. Whether you need a few hours or a few days to look after yourself just to rest and relax, go to appointments, meet a friend for coffee, or get in some exercise, AstraCare offers in-home professional, personalized respite care services.
TASKS THAT CAN BE PERFORMED DURING RESPITE CARE INCLUDE:
- In-Home Respite Care
- Daily Personal Care and Dressing
- Assist with Meal Preparation
- Healthy Meal Planning and Grocery shopping
- Help with driving to a doctor’s appointment
- Picking up prescriptions
- Assistance with Mobility/Exercise
- Homemaking and Light Housekeeping duties such as vacuuming, and laundry
- Assist with physical needs
- Companionship and Comfort
- Encourage Reading, Games and Arts & Crafts
- Maintain medication sheet in case of emergency
WHY RESPITE CARE?
When the need for a little respite arises many rely on friends, family members, and volunteers to assist. Unfortunately, many of these individuals are not the same as those who have received the necessary training. While it’s nice to have a familiar face around the home, you need dependable healthcare professionals to keep your loved one safe, healthy and medically cared for. Call us now to discuss how we can help you take advantage of the multiple benefits of respite care.
You Can Always Rely On Us
AstraCare strives to offer the best in personalized care services. Whatever your exact needs are, our caring and compassionate staff are here for you.