What Constitutes Specialized Senior Home Care?

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Specialized Senior Home Care

What are the types of senior care? Hospice care, respite care, personal grooming, and daily care, supervision and companionship, medication reminders, housekeeping – all these types of elderly care are relatively easy to understand by hearing their names alone, at least to some degree. But what about specialized home care?

Just what is specialized home care? What makes it unique, and the other types of senior care not special? Today we find out!

What is Specialized Senior Home Care?

The specialized senior home care Infinite Love Homecare provides is personalized. It means going deeper and assisting your beloved aged parents in needs specific to them.

Specialized senior home care extends beyond hospice and respite care, beyond personal grooming, supervision, or companionship. It can be a combination of other types of care. Or it can be a form of care that only your seniors need. Specialized care focuses on the individual needs of the elderly.

Activities that can be part of your elderly’s specialized care are:

  • Grooming and hygiene
  • Dressing
  • Food preparation assistance
  • Mobility assistance
  • Medication reminders
  • Bathroom assistance

If your senior parent has a serious medical condition, you want specialized care that caters to their special needs. Part of our specialized care services include:

  • Cancer care
  • Dementia care
  • Parkinson’s care
  • Post-stroke care

Cancer Specialized Care

Whether still undergoing treatment or already recovering, a specialized home care service effectively helps seniors battling cancer. Our trained caregivers can assist the senior and the family by monitoring the condition of the senior. Companionship, running errands, and keeping the family updated on what’s going on with your loved one will give you peace of mind.

Did you know that cancer-related fatigue, stress, and anxiety drastically lowers the chances of a cancer patient recovering from the disease?

Specialized care for cancer patients can make the recovery and treatment of the patient much comfortable. With Infinite Love Homecare assistance, your family can focus on fighting cancer. They don’t have to worry about what they’ll eat for lunch or keeping the home clean. The healthcare provider will do the meal preparations and light housekeeping if needed.

The caregiver can also provide transport to doctors’ appointments or treatments, offer companionship, bathing, or hygiene assistance, as well as setting up medication reminders. Special exercise assistance can also be part of the care. And according to a study by Daniel Webber, MSc, Ph.D., and Julie O’Brien, Ph.D., exercise programs are helpful management strategies against cancer-related fatigue (CRF).

Essentially, specialized home care for an elderly cancer patient eliminates the patient’s stress and fatigue.  What the elderly will get from specialized home care is a better chance of a quick recovery.

Dementia Specialized Care

For seniors with dementia, the difference between a good day and a bad day is how familiar they are with their environment. Our compassionate healthcare partners are trained to form a friendly and familial bond with those in their care.

Parts of our specialized care for seniors with dementia include light housekeeping, monitoring, meal preparations, and a lot more. But perhaps the most crucial service our specialized care can give to seniors with dementia is companionship.

Dementia is more than just memory loss. It affects even the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social aspects of a person’s life. It affects mobility, speech, the ability to form neural connections in the brain, and the ability to connect with others.

People with Dementia need a companion who’d listen to them and try to understand them. Our health care professionals are fully equipped and ready to fulfill those needs.

Parkinson’s Care

It’s not just hard for a senior to have Parkinson’s disease; it’s also challenging for their family. The family is in constant worry over the welfare of their loved one. Parkinson’s poses an immediate and continuous danger to someone.

It affects the brain. It damages coordination, balance, and mobility. Uncontrollable tremors, shaking, and stiffness manifests. It begins very gradually and gets worse over time. And in severe cases, it goes beyond physical damage.

It can affect the person’s behavior, speech, sleeping patterns, memory, energy levels, and even depression.

Seniors with Parkinson’s disease need someone who will watch over them and monitor their every move. They need someone who can help them accomplish simple tasks such as dressing, getting in and out of bed, bathing, grooming, and assisting them in other daily activities. They may also need someone to remind them of when to take their levodopa medication, proven to replenish the nerve’s dopamine supply.

Part of the services Infinite Love Homecare provides is keeping the family updated on the situation of the elderly. So you don’t have to worry about your beloved’s situation. They’re in good hands with our healthcare professionals, and you know it.

Post-Stroke Care

Seniors who suffered a stroke need to overcome a lot of physical, mental, and sometimes even emotional challenges. Some of the challenges they face include:

  • Weakness
  • Problems with balance and coordination
  • Paralysis
  • Fatigue
  • Memory troubles
  • Cognitive difficulties
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Neglect with some parts of the body
  • Pain or numbness
  • Eating difficulties, especially swallowing
  • Visual problems
  • Bowel and urinary challenges

Aside from these challenges, perhaps the most significant trouble can be accepting the consequences of having a stroke. Seniors may find it challenging to adapt to the limitations to bodies’ limitations after a stroke, making recovery all the more challenging.

And that’s why they need specialized home care. They need someone to help them tackle their problems 24/7. And no one is more capable of assisting them than a trained professional.

Get a Quote for a Specialized Home Care in Orange County, California, Right Now!

Specialized home care in Orange County, California, has never been more affordable or easy to apply for. Contact us for a free consultation at (949)-529 4130 or by visiting our Contact Us page. For more info on the services we provide, visit our Services webpage.


References:

http://www.olderpeoplewales.com/en/Publications/pub-story/16-03-14/Dementia_More_Than_Just_Memory_Loss.aspx#.YAU4W-gza00

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5871160/

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/parkinsons-disease

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1359105308095967

 

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