When an elderly family member or loved one suffers a significant health episode, injury, or is diagnosed with a serious disease or ailment, it can be quite a shock to the system. It can be difficult for families to know what to do. If advised by a medical professional, or if the family decides on its own, to enlist some professional care for their elderly loved one that is only the first small step. What form will the care take and what type of care is best, are two big questions that families in these situations must answer.
The first reaction many families have is to start discussing nursing homes. But in reality, in-home care is often the best the type of care your loved one can get, and is even often cheaper than moving your elderly loved one into a nursing home. However, many families might well think that in-home care is suitable for some seniors, perhaps those who need only a modicum of help, but will question if in-home care is practical for seniors who have specific, significant conditions.
The answer is, yes, it is practical. At Executive Care, we offer Specialized Care. Specialized Care is our term for a package of a specific set of services, similar to our plans for Companion Care, Homemaking Services, Personal Care, and Live-in Care. However, with Specialized Care, we craft our Plan of Care specifically to address a particular ailment or condition that our client requires help in dealing with. Executive Care’s staffs of caregivers are trained to respect and honor the lifestyles and traditions of each patient, their families, and their loved ones.
What Specialized Care covers
At Executive Care, our caregivers undergo training to address conditions such as:
- Alzheimer’s and Dementia
- Spine and Brain Injury
- Developmental Disabilities
- Accident Victims
- Surgery Patients
- And Others
Specialized Care lifts the burden
A diagnosis of a condition such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, or ALS can be really scary and have a profound impact on not only the life of the individual who has been diagnosed, but to his or her whole family and circle of friends, as well. Trying to care for a parent or an elderly loved one with MS can be incredibly daunting and exhausting. Furthermore, people with these conditions often try to hide how severe their symptoms are for fear of burdening their families and loved ones.
But with our Specialized Care services, Executive Care can change all that. We can look after your family member who has a specific condition and we can assign a caregiver who is especially qualified to work with individuals with said condition. And we will craft a Plan of Care designed to help treat and/or deal with that condition. In doing so, we can really help to lift the burden these conditions often bring.
Get in touch
If you have any questions about our Specialized Care services, or about any of the other types of services that we can provide, please do not hesitate to contact us today. We would be more than happy to talk with you and help you figure out if Specialized Care is the exact best type of care for your elderly family member or loved one.