Who would you trust to care for an elderly frail loved one at home?

If you’ve had or do have children, you’ll know just how much it means to you to feel that your child is in good hands with the person who stands in for you when you’re not able to be there.

The challenge of caring for a parent at home with Parkinson’s disease

At some point your parent living with Parkinson’s disease is going to need assistance with some of the basics of daily life, but, if he or she is still living in their own home, a little help in the form of a caregiver trained in disabled care will make a great difference. Whether for a few hours a day or a few days a week, this may be all they need to continue living alone.

Talking to your parent about bringing in a caregiver

Having the conversation with your parent about home care is never going to be an easy one, for you or for your parent.  It brings home to your parent the true extent of losing their independence as a result of failing health or recent disability.

Tips on caring for a loved one living with dementia

The first thing you need to come to terms with, if you’ve chosen to care for a loved one with dementia, is that nothing about it will be easy.

How to go about finding the right caregiver for your parent living at home

As your parent ages, the roles in the relationship will also begin to change, so that where you were once cared for by your parent, your new role will be to assist your parent in many ways that will be difficult for you to accept initially.

Hospital or home for your elderly frail or disabled parent?

The complexities of health issues facing the elderly are very broad, and while certain illnesses or disabilities may lead to hospitalisation for treatment, the length of time spent in hospital should be as short as possible.

When you hire a caregiver or companion for an aging parent, make sure you choose only the best

As one of the most highly rated and trusted caregivers and home based nursing agency in Cape Town, CareChamp has created and tailored home based services that are designed to make it easier for elderly frail and disabled people to stay in their own homes, if possible, or to live with their families.

Important considerations to keep in mind when taking care of elderly parents at home

Your aging parent may be struggling with degenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s as well as recovery from operations that require a long period of home care, or perhaps having to deal with the loss of extremities through amputation.

Give yourself peace of mind & bring comfort to an aging parent living with you

Aging brings with it a completely new way of having to live for an aging parent, especially if they’re in relatively good health. If there are major health issues such as illness or frailty life becomes even more restricted.

Tips that make caring for an elderly frail or disabled parent at home easier

If you’ve made the decision to care for your elderly parent at home, you’ll be doing a crash course in survival, especially in terms of maintaining your own emotional and psychological balance under very challenging circumstances.

Find the highest standard in home based services at CareChamp

Bringing caregivers into the lives of disabled or frail care patients is not easy when clients try to do it themselves, which is why CareChamp has developed an innovative system that takes all the hassle out of hiring a caregiver with all the right credentials.

Contact CareChamp for affordable home care services tailored to suit your budget.

If you have chosen to care for an elderly frail or disabled parent at home, home, there will be a great deal of stress to face, on an emotional and psychological level, which can be relieved by engaging a caregiver on a full-time or part-time basis.

The overwhelming risk of depression for elderly people in frail care facilities.

There are certainly many reasons that the aged are forced, through circumstances, to live in aged care or frail care homes, but what happens to them, both physically and psychologically, is very different to what would happen if they were cared for by family at home.

Quality care at home means increased quality of life for the elderly.

It’s an inescapable fact that as we age, many of the activities in and outside of the home become more than just challenging, they become a battle for retaining any independence, no matter how hard it may be.

How to ease the pressure of caring for an aging parent at home

Isolation is the enemy that creeps in to the lives of the elderly very stealthily, so quietly in fact, that as the small things that speak of self-reliance and independence start slipping away, the decline cannot be ignored.

Call on CareChamp to lend a helping hand in caring for an aging parent at home.

Words and expressions such as safety, security, trust, high level of qualification and experience, confidentiality and exceptional care, are what have made CareChamp the leading caregivers and home based nursing agency in Cape Town.