The cost of Live-In Care is much more affordable then some might think. Having a caregiver in the home around the clock actually costs less than having an hourly caregiver and is usually less expensive then the alternative of moving into an Assisted Living Facility or Long Term-Care Facility (Nursing Home).
Most people would rather receive care in the comforts of their own home. Live-in Service is a solution that helps to keep elders or persons with disabilities in their own homes for as long as possible. This maximizes the quality of life of our clients by providing the assistance, care and safety they require while they maintain their independence, sense of security as well as comforts of the familiar surroundings of their home. Having caregivers in the home around the clock also assists in relieving some of the strain and stress of family members knowing their loved one is safe and attended to.
Skilled services, such as nurses or therapists, can be added to the in-home care plan without losing the continuity and social support of the Live-In caregiver. Live-In Care can be used for either short term rehabilitation or for long term care.
Short Term Live-In Care is Appropriate For:
- Rehabilitation Patients- Rehab situations usually occur upon discharge from the hospital after an injury or surgery. The Live-In caregiver provides the mobility and support needed to recover at home while remaining independent.
- Respite- To help provide support while a family member or caregiver requires a break either for their own health or medical reasons or a vacation/retreat.
Long Term Live-In Care is Appropriate For:
- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Advanced Parkinson’s Disease
- Complications from Diabetes and Strokes
- Other Chronic Medical conditions that require physical assist with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, ambulation, toileting and require supervision for safety due to poor safety awareness.
- Patients on hospice care, regardless of diagnosis, may choose to supplement the hospice services with Live-In Care.
Long term home health care needs typically increase over time. Live-In Care is useful in responding to these changing needs. The Live-In caregiver is well positioned to notice changes and alert family and medical professionals to them.
In addition to affordability, a Best Home Care live-in caregiver offers unsurpassed care and companionship. Your loved one can develop a trusting relationship with his or her caregiver. Likewise, our caregiver will really get to know your loved one, including his or her daily activities and preferences. Everything from a favorite lunch to preferred hobbies and pastimes. Live-in home care offers our caregiver and your loved one a chance to become friends.
There is nothing more important than continuity of care for your loved one — day in and day out. A live-in caregiver is always there, providing the same caring style seven days a week, with no disruption to the client’s routine. Best Home Care is dedicated to ensuring constant and consistent home health care. Even when your caregiver needs a day off, we provide a trained relief caregiver to ensure continuous and seamless care.
Opting for a live-in caregiver to care for your loved one can also be a constant source of comfort. Nothing compares to knowing that a quality, trained and compassionate Best Home Care live-in caregiver is with your loved one at all times. Finding consistent, quality of care from a licensed agency you can trust is essential to your peace of mind.
Best Home Care Live-In Services are a great option for meeting the care needs of individuals whose goal is to remain in the comforts of their own home for as long as possible. As well as being more affordable then other alternatives Private home health care services are often reimbursable expenses through MA State Elder Services , Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, Visiting Nurse Associations, Veterans Benefits, Long Term Care Insurances, Hospices, and Workers Compensation.
For More Information on Live-In Care or the Financial Options contact Kaye at 781-224-3600.