How to Care for Your Loved One While You’re Away This Summer
Being a caregiver for a loved one is an important job, and many times the role is filled by a family member or close friend. If you are a part-time or full-time caregiver for your aging loved one, you know how important it is to be available to assist on a daily basis.
During the summer it’s common for caregivers like yourself to seek some respite in the form of a vacation or simply a few day trips away from home. While you’re enjoying some well deserved time off, Caring Home Care can assist your loved one in a variety of ways.
While You’re on Vacation
Whether you’re spending a long weekend away, or plan to be gone for a month or more, Caring Home Care can help. Our team of highly trained and certified caregivers can provide in-home or even live-in caregiving services, including:
- Meal preparation
- Prescription reminders
- Bathing and grooming
- Vital sign monitoring
- Fall prevention and more
Depending on your loved one’s needs, we can match you with a companion, Certified Nursing Assistant, or registered Home Health Aide to ensure your loved one is well cared for.
Accompanying Your Loved One on Vacation
Caregivers are also available to travel with your family on vacation if your loved one will be accompanying you.
Having a professional caregiver to assist with your loved one ensures that you can engage in activities that your loved one may not be able to participate in. It also gives you peace of mind knowing that your loved one is being cared for and entertained while you’re out for the day.
The professional caregiver can play cards or board games with your loved one, watch TV or a movie, take your loved one shopping if appropriate, or engage in many other activities that your loved one enjoys. At the same time, the caregiver is also able to monitor vital signs, assist with fall prevention, and help with bathing and grooming while you’re out.
Finding the Right Caregiver for Your Loved One
One of the biggest concerns families often have when it comes to looking for a short or long-term caregiver is finding the right match.
We know that your loved one has specific needs, particular interests, and distinct personality traits. Our care coordinators are experienced in finding not just the right match but the best match.
Ketty L., says this about the caregiver her family has been matched with:
“Taking care of my mother was not an easy task until Fanny G came into our life. Fanny is a very caring person and she goes above and beyond her tasks to make sure that all of my mother’s needs are addressed. I value her input in everything regarding my mother.”
Amy S., has this to say:
“Caring Home Care has been a godsend for my mother. After many negative experiences with caregivers from another agency, we switched and couldn’t be happier. The caregiver is absolutely wonderful; she is caring, competent, diligent, and provides great company for my mother.”
We would love the opportunity to share more testimonials with you, as well as to learn more about your loved one’s needs. We’re here to help. Learn more today about Caring Home Care.