If your elderly family member doesn’t want to leave home to stay in a nursing facility or retirement community, then consider elderly home care services. A nurse or nurse assistant will come to the home to provide the care that is needed depending on the needs of the person. The nurse can visit to monitor vital signs, make sure medications are taken as they should be and determine if there are any health issues that need to be addressed. A benefit of home care services is that the elder can stay in an environment that is comfortable instead of going somewhere that isn’t familiar, which can sometimes trigger health issues and risks.
The care team will meet with the elder and other members of the family to determine the best care that is needed in the home. Sometimes, 24-hour care is needed to prevent falls and to monitor other … Read more