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Personal Care Services

Personal Care Services

One of the fundamental topics to be address when considering home care is the type of services needed for your unique situation. Everyone has a different set of circumstances when it comes to in-home care and what is required. In-Home Personal Care Services allow you to choose from a list of services to determine what will be most helpful for your or a your loved one.

What are In-Home Personal Care Services?

In-Home Personal Care Services are designed to provide assistance with daily tasks and routines to allow clients to remain in the comfort of their own homes, without sacrificing independence. In-Home Personal Care Services can provide some much-needed help with tasks that have started to become more difficult due to decreased mobility, or diminished cognitive function.

Who can Benefit from In-Home Personal Care Services?

In-Home Personal Care Services are critical service for anyone who has trouble managing their daily personal needs. Some examples of people who may require Personal Care are:

Seniors who find it difficult to perform their daily personal routine
Adults or Children of any age that have suffered a serious injury and need help during their recovery period
Clients of any age who are dealing with a debilitating disease and can’t perform certain daily functions on their own. This could include MS, ALS, Cancer, Dementia/Alzheimer’s, Arthritis, Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease and others.

How do I find In-Home Personal Care Services that suit my needs?

CaregiverMatch.com is a matching service that has been created with Clients in mind. You can post jobs with specific requirements and peruse the database of Caregivers to find a compatible person based on your care needs and personal preferences. One of the services offered by Caregivers on CaregiverMatch.com is Personal Care Services.

Once you find a suitable Caregiver, you should have a discussion about the challenges you or your loved one are facing and what services should be performed by the Caregiver to ensure your quality of life is maintained or improved. The right Caregiver should have experience in dealing with your challenges and should be able to alter the services they perform to suit your needs as they change. Open communication with your Caregiver is key to a successful outcome.

In-Home Personal Care Services

There are a wide range of In-Home Personal Care Services for you to choose from that can bring some stability and confidence to accomplishing daily tasks. Here are some examples:

  • Bathing
  • Oral Hygiene
  • Dressing
  • Toileting
  • Skin Care
  • Personal Grooming
  • Wake up and Bedtime Assistance
  • Catheter Care
  • Perineal Care
  • Medication Assistance
  • Exercise Activities
  • So much more

Benefits of In-Home Personal Care Services

The advantages of personal care are abundant and extensive. The main goal is to improve quality of life for seniors and their families. Here are some specific benefits:

  • Companionship
  • Home support
  • Housekeeping
  • Driving clients (where applicable)
  • Appointments, outings and errands
  • Grocery shopping
  • Pet Care
  • Laundry
  • Other non-medical tasks

These are some examples of In-Home Personal Care Services, but it is by no means an exhaustive list. Any or all of these services should be available in combination or on their own.

Improved Hygiene and Confidence

A professional caregiver from Caregiver Match can help your loved with any personal hygiene tasks they need assistance with. The task of personal hygiene and regular body maintenance is generally considered a very intimate one. These are things that are usually handled in private, when we are alone. Asking for help with these duties can often be extremely embarrassing for people, and if you are feeling this way, you are not alone!

The right Caregiver should be specially trained to handle these situations discreetly and compassionately, bringing comfort to a potentially uncomfortable situation. Getting the necessary assistance to effectively deal with a situation like this can really boost confidence and self-esteem, so take time to find a good match with both experience and personality.

Increased Social and Physical Activity

The presence of caregiver in a senior’s life tends to provide them with someone they can freely and easily talk to about difficult subjects. It gives them another person in their lives that they can trust, that has their best interests at heart.

Caregivers are available to help with constructing and implementing physical fitness plans as well, if that is part of the agenda for a healthy body and mind.

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