One of the most challenging things in life is seeing your parents age. Life seems to pass by in a blink of an eye and soon you realise that the people who took care of you now need taking care of.
Many senior citizens are still able to drive, take care of household chores as well as themselves but when sickness accompanies ageing, you are left with only a few options. One would be to look after them yourself. Being able to look after your own parents is a great privilege but not possible for everyone. Life is busy and if you try to take care of your loved one while keeping up with your daily routine, you might stretch yourself thin, and finally suffer burnout.
The second option would be to book them into a retirement home. There are various types of facilities depending on the amount of care your loved ones would need. However, this option can be expensive and not all retirement homes are created equal. It doesn't come as a surprise that many people are a little reluctant when it comes to option 2.
The final option would be to hire in-home help. When you choose in-home caregivers to take care of your ageing parents, you really have the best of both worlds. Minimal disruption to their surroundings and day to day life, you don't have to take full responsibility for every single minute of every day and you'll have the peace of mind that your loved ones are taken care of.
So where can you find trustworthy carers in Cape Town, you might ask? Look no further than CareChamp. All our caregivers are vetted, qualified, insured and backed by our nursing team. All this at extremely affordable rates - from R44 per hour.
For more information about hiring CareChamp Caregivers Cape Town, give us a call today!