When you’ve been working hard to take care of yourself and your family throughout the years, seeing the fruits of your efforts can spark a feeling of pride and accomplishment. For some, the thought of transitioning from this role to requiring personal care can feel overwhelming. Whether this transition comes about gradually due to a medical condition or the effects of aging, or perhaps rather suddenly due to injury or illness, going from complete independent living to requiring part-time, full-time or live-in care can be quite an adjustment. Feelings of apprehension may also arise when relying on loved ones to assist with daily needs, especially when those needs are more intimate.
Maintaining one’s sense of dignity can be difficult for some when relatives are called upon to provide consistent, daily care, and seeking professional aid for the more personal routines may bring more comfort. Whether in need of temporary care for only a short period of time or something more permanent, Aqua Home Care has the resources available to find in-home-care services that are tailored to meet each individual’s needs.
To help ease the stress of finding someone who will be there from the waking hours of the day to nightly routines or longer, Aqua Home Care is at your service. We specialize in matching professional, qualified in-home-caregivers with clients based on needs and personality. Compassionate caregivers are available to bring support right to their client’s door and assist with the personal care routines one might not feel comfortable sharing with a family member. Personal care includes:
- Getting dressed and undressed
- Using the facilities
- Showering and bathing
- Mobility assistance
- Changing bed linens
- Feeding assistance
- Other hygienic needs
Preserving your sense of dignity, confidence and self-worth is essential when it comes to quality of life. If you have concerns with family members providing personal care and do not wish to leave your home to receive care, consider letting Aqua Home Care be there to help find competent, skilled and professional in-home care services that can be provided within the comfort of your own home.