Respite Care: Part Of Our In Home Supportive Services For Family Members In Annapolis, MD
Respite care is essential to helping family caregivers be at their best by assisting through in home supportive services
Every day family members choose to take on the role of a caregiver and help their senior loved ones at home. While this role can be rewarding and humbling it can also require much unforeseen time, energy, and expertise.
If you feel life getting away from you while shouldering the needs of your loved one and need a place to turn, our agency is here with respite care. Your loved one can have their needs met as we provide them with our in home supportive services, and you can take the break you deserve.
What is Respite Care?
Known in some countries as “short break” care, respite services provide planned short-term breaks for families and other unpaid caregivers who need time outside the home or to simply take a rest. These services also help to support and maintain the primary caregiving relationship.
A Long Journey To Go Alone
Having someone at your side is essential to bringing your loved one the best care possible. Often times, life’s other demands such as school, work, or other family members may needs to take a priority. You may also find a loved one may suddenly need more involved assistance.
This is okay, and happens to anyone. What counts is that you can have a team at your side the moment something arises. When you call our office, you will be connected with a team of vetted and trained respite care professionals with the skills and time needed to support your loved one.
How Our In Home Supportive Services Can Help
Our in home caregivers can help with an array of needs that include:
- Personal Care- Assistance with daily bathing and grooming tasks as well as help with incontinence or mobility related issues
- Housekeeping- General mopping, dusting, vacuuming, clutter clearing, laundry, and ironing; we can also help ensure objects used every day are easy to reach
- Companionship- Engaging in meaningful conversation, doing fun activities, and giving your loved one an ear to listen and a shoulder to lean on
- Transportation- Safe travels to appointments, events, or social gatherings; we can also accompany them when running errands or grocery shopping
Respite care can give you the time you need to catch up on life or to take a breath. If you would like to learn more about this or any of our other in home supportive services you can fill out our online form or give us a call 24/7 at (855) 205-1382.
Comfort Keepers of Annapolis, MD is proud to provide services to seniors and families in the following communities:
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