After all that we have gone through as a country over the last year, instances of racism and violence still occur with regularity. We see that unkind acts can occur not just against people of different cultures and ethnicities, but also against age groups. Unfortunately, seniors are sometimes targeted for abuse because they are perceived as a vulnerable population.
The pandemic has done a lot to bring this to the light. That’s good. We all need to be vigilant to keep those we love safe from this.
Additionally, there have been several documented cases of caregivers being abused by their employers. Being robbed of deserved wages is one of the more common issues listed, but there have been other instances of abuse reported, too. To be very clear, no one deserves to be taken advantage of, hurt, or abused in any way. This goes for seniors and caregivers, and everyone else. As a care service, we are very aware that this can be a demanding job and it can take a toll on an individual. When employees are treated well, they are far more likely to treat the people that they work with well, too. By giving our employees the best, we are taking another step to give your loved ones the best.
Your family doesn’t deserve the uncertainty of subpar care. No one does. If you are concerned about the quality of care that a loved one receives, it’s worth it to do what you can to keep them safe. This might mean keeping a closer eye on them by providing care at home. But if you’re like most people, you might not be a hundred percent confident in the level of care that you can provide. Odds are, you are not a professionally trained caregiver. But even if this is the case, you can still take steps to ensure that your loved ones are receiving the best care possible–at home.
This is where in-home care comes in. In-home care brings a professional level of care right to your loved one’s home. This way, you can ensure that they are getting the best of both worlds. They are staying at home–where you can monitor them and their safety. More likely than not, this is what they prefer, too. Even though they’re home, a high level of professional care is received.
This is our area of expertise. In-home care is what we do. And we do it because we know that this is often the level of help that people want. It’s our passion to help people find just the right care service to effectively meet the needs of their loved ones. Part of this is doing it on the terms of the people we serve. In-home care isn’t a perfect solution for everyone, but many have found that it is a strong method of protecting the people that they love, without sacrificing on the expert level of care that’s given.
Can we help your family? Let us know! One of our professionals would love to talk with you regarding your options and how in-home care can help.