Considering The Need For Respite Care
We know that as fulfilling as caring for others may be, family members can often forget to take care of themselves. Missed social activities, frequent illness, and/or increase in fatigue can all be signs of caregiver burnout. It could be time for a short break to refocus and re-prioritize your personal responsibilities. Read on to determine if our respite care services are right for you and your family.
What is Respite Care?
Respite Care is a way to provide short term relief for unpaid caregivers. CARE Inc. can provide your loved one with quality care designed to fit your needs for a specified time period. Whether you need time for a vacation, time to recover from surgery, or time to focus on work, respite care services give you time to take care of yourself for a change.
Is Respite Care Right for You?
Asking for help can be difficult, and the difficulty can be compounded when choosing a substitute care provider for your loved one. Determine if respite care is necessary by asking yourself the following:
Is there someone you trust to take care of your loved one in case of an emergency?
Have you missed a personal doctor’s visit or neglected to fulfill your own health-related needs?
Do you find yourself making excuses to miss previously important social events?
If these questions were tough to answer, it may be time to consider a break!
What Types of Respite Care Does CARE Inc. Offer?
- Companionship - Social activities, running errands, exercising
- Activities of Daily Living - Bathing, Dressing, Preparing Meals
- Basic Medical Attention - medication reminders
Our Care Companions can assist your loved ones with daily tasks such as running errands, dressing, and preparing meals. Arranging for respite care can provide you with a chance to withdraw and restore.
At CARE, we truly care for your family, and we tailor our care to meet their specific needs. We help get them to their appointments, will run errands with or for them, and we are here to make sure they stay healthy. Contact us to discuss how our team can make a difference in the life of your family member.
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