If you could age at home, would you? Of course! Who wouldn’t want to be at home as they grow older?
However, as much as you might want to stay at home as you age, you might not be able to do it alone. That’s when a qualified in-home care provider can step in to help.
Are you finding yourself in need of assistance with an aging loved one? The team at Qualicare Toronto South wants to share some insight about to effectively partner with a team of in-home care providers.
Partnering With an In-home Care Provider
Let’s take a look at some ways you and a caregiver can work together to provide quality and compassionate care to your loved one.
Communication is key. You must have open lines of communication when working to provide exceptional care for your loved one.
Chances are that when you get home from work, you take over caring for your loved one. Then, when you are needing to take care of your personal responsibilities, your qualified, in-home care provider takes over. There must be communication between “shifts” so that your loved one gets the continual care he or she needs.
Is he or she taking a new medication? Does he or she have an appointment? What about getting out and about to socialize and exercise? You and your loved one’s caregiver must always be in the know—even if you are not technically “on shift.”
Keep the lines of communication open—and then trust that our team can provide the extra assistance your loved one needs, so you can get back to simply enjoying his or her company!Are you looking for in-home care providers who can provide extra assistance to your aging loved one? Contact our team at Qualicare Toronto South to learn how we can help.