When your loved one needs elderly home care, there are many choices to consider. The first and most important step is determining the level of help that is needed. Ask yourself does your loved one need:
- Sporadic care a few hours a day
- Full time help during the day until family returns at night
- 24-hour, 7-days a week, around the clock care
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Once you know the type of care required, you will be able to find the most appropriate service. There is a large difference between needing help with a few errands or house chores and needing help with daily living such as getting dressed, bathed or making meals.
Finding a service that offers a free consultation to discuss your needs with you will help you get the level of care you really need. The professionals know what to ask and how to ask it in order for everyone to feel comfortable with the ultimate decision made. It is important to remember the feelings of your loved one when choosing the right elderly home care for them.