What Is A Specialized Senior Care?
No two people are the same. When caring for seniors, some health care agencies make the error of assuming the needs of their clients are all the same. But that’s not true; seniors often need specialized care.
Senior Care Works Best When It Is Customized To The Client’s Needs.
We all have different needs and when it comes to health care, this is especially important to remember. One-size-fits-all does not work when it comes to senior care. Every client needs to receive a set of care services that is tailored to their specific needs. This is one advantage in-home senior care has over senior living communities. In these communities, it’s easier for individual residents to fade into the background and not receive the bespoke care they deserve from every staff member. With in-home senior care, you have one caregiver working with a client in the client’s home. It’s much easier for caregiver and client to establish rapport in these situations.
Are There Different Forms Of Senior Care?
Yes, there are. While every senior receives a customized package of services, we at Executive Care divide the care we provide into broad categories. Companion care helps seniors to improve and maintain their emotional wellbeing and mental health. Personal care helps seniors physically by aiding them in everyday tasks of self-care. Homemaking services help seniors take care of their homes and run errands. Skilled care, delivered by a registered nurse, can also be provided to seniors in their own private homes. Caregivers can even live in their clients’ homes to provide around-the-clock access to care.
What Is Specialized Senior Care?
Every senior deserves to have personalized care. Some seniors have ailments or conditions that make caring for them complicated. The best healthcare agencies have protocols, techniques, and experienced caregivers to best treat seniors with specific conditions. For example, at Executive Care, our caregivers undergo specialty training to help seniors with conditions such as:
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Seniors who have suffered strokes
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Seniors who have suffered spine or brain injuries
- Developmental disabilities
- Seniors who have suffered impacts, collisions, or other accidents
- Recently undergone significant surgery
- And More!
Is There Specialized Care For Seniors With Alzheimer’s Disease Or Other Forms Of Dementia?
There is. Alzheimer’s, and dementia more generally, are terrible diseases. But many of those afflicted can live great lives for several years, even over a decade, with the right care. With education and support, we at Executive Care can help families maintain a positive relationship with elderly loves one who have dementia as well as providing a comforting environment for our clients.