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The Heart of Caregiving: A Guide to Joyful Caring

More than 65 million Americans go through their daily demands of work, home, kids, and taking care of their loved ones who may be ill, aging, or disabled. This pressure can be physically, emotionally, and mentally overwhelming to family members. That’s why opting for an in-home care provider is a safe and affordable solution for your loved one.

Here are four ways in which home care services can support you:

1. Access to skilled nursing care

The health of your family member is critical. With home health care, you can be sure they’ll receive highly skilled medical care from certified and  licensed nurses.  If the patient is on multiple prescriptions, the nursing staff can help manage it without confusion. They ensure the right medications are being taken on time and in the correct dosage.

2. Affordable alternative to in-hospital care

Home care can be charged on an hourly basis, depending on the patient’s daily care requirement. This makes the option very cost-effective compared to in-hospital services, where patients can be kept for a long time. For individuals who just need part-time assistance, home care can save you a significant amount of money.

3. Help with daily living activities

Your loved one may be in a state where they cannot perform basic tasks, such as cooking; doing laundry; and cleaning, for themselves.  Assistive services help these patients with daily activities. Caregivers can help your loved one maintain a healthy quality of life by ensuring all their household chores are done.

4. One-on-one support

The nature of in-home care allows your loved one to be their caregiver’s primary focus. This attention and care ensures that your family member is safe and comfortable at their home, and caregivers make excellent, caring companions. This is essential in helping elderly loved ones feel less lonely.  Watching movies together,playing games, and taking walks are all beneficial social interactions necessary for healing and healthier living.

If you are looking for in-home care for your loved one, look no further than Capital City Nurses. Our nursing staff is dedicated to supporting your family members and helping them receive care in the comfort of their own homes.

Posted on
September 23, 2020