The loss of personal freedoms and independence can be one of the most difficult adjustments for seniors and their families. Whether suddenly homebound by an injury or medical event such as a heart attack or stroke, or due to memory problems related to dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, quality-of-life is an important aspect in long-term health care for the elderly.
Benefits of Our Services for Assisted and Independent Living Facilities
Care management services and elder care specialists create a pipeline between assisted and independent living facilities and seniors and their loved ones.
Some of the benefits of a partnership between elder care management specialists and AL and IL facilities include:
- Boosting retention rates by offering private in-home care and care management for physical and mental health care needs.
- Helping patients to heal and rehabilitate in the safety and comfort of their own homes and reducing hospital readmission rates.
- Offering families support and crisis management services to navigate difficult family dynamics and complex health care decisions.
- Facilitating communication between family members and the medical team and facilities.
- Providing short-term rehabilitative care after an injury or surgery.
- Offering memory care and professional management and support for Alzheimer’s and dementia symptoms and challenging behavior.
- Offering liaison support between doctors, caregivers and loved ones.
- Improving quality of life and offering activities to help clients remain active and engaged.
Benefits for Seniors and Their Loved Ones
In-home care services offer seniors and their families a lifeline between the care and support they need and the activities and freedom they previously enjoyed.
Some of the main benefits of elder care and care management services include:
- Personal freedom and independence and the ability to remain at home.
- Companionship, moral support, and encouragement in keeping up with hobbies, social engagements, appropriate physical activities, and intellectual and cultural activities.
- Light housekeeping services and help with caring for pets and plants.
- Assistance with grooming and personal hygiene.
- Transportation to doctors’ appointments, personal engagements, and errands.
- Medication reminders, medication monitoring, and prescription refills.
- Memory care services and symptom monitoring for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.