A Decision for In-Home Care vs. Nursing Home
When it comes to caring for your loved ones, one of the biggest decisions you will make about their care is whether they will be placed in a nursing home or if you will have a caregiver at home with them. There are several factors that come into play when making this tough decision such as the cost of in-house care and the cost of a nursing home. You also would have to manage your expectations on the type of care your loved one needs and deserves.
In a nursing home, your loved one is surrounded by other people around their age range and will be living in an assisted living center. Your loved one may not be able to develop a personal relationship with any of the medical staff or care staff because there are so many people to take care of.
At a nursing home, you may be confined to a certain timeframe on when you can visit your loved one. There may be an unfortunate event where a nursing home could lack resources. In a nursing home, there may be times your loved one doesn’t have that much freedom to do things they enjoy doing and want to do. It’s important to do your research on nursing homes as they are different types of adult assisted living centers all over the country.
With in-house care, your loved one doesn’t have to move out of their home. They have their very own caregiver that can help them with whatever they want and/or need. Their live-in caregiver is there to give them 100% of their undivided attention. If your loved one is being taken care of at home, you can visit them whenever you want. With your loved one being cared for at home, you can always check and make sure they have everything they need and that they don’t have to go without anything.
Ultimately, you have to do what’s best for your loved one and the rest of your family. Figuring out what makes the most sense, what’s the most comfortable and cost-effective solution while weighing out all of the pros and cons.
Caring Home Care provides for a live-in caregiver. Live-in caregivers provide services in one’s home 24 hours, 7 days a week. This service combines personal care assistance, homemaker, escort, and companion services to provide safety, security, and peace of mind.
The live-in caregiver services include meal planning and preparation, including meeting special dietary needs. Other services include reminiscent conversations, recreational activities, escorting to and from appointments, personal hygiene care, medication reminders, vital sign monitoring, pet walking, shopping, and much more.
From reminders about medication to meal preparation and engaging conversations, Caring Home Care live-in caregivers can help you or your loved one experience a high-quality of life.
Caring Home Care was founded on the premise that when you’re being assisted at home you should have a compassionate caregiver that values your honors and traditions. To ensure satisfaction, their Care Coordinators are here to help match you or your loved one with a qualified caregiver.