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Advantages of Caregiving Assistance

Advantages of Care Giving Assistance

Hiring a caregiver for your loved one, aging mother or father, or grandparent has many advantages. Having the personal touch and assistance of a caregiver can help make the transition into elderly living a little more tolerable. A companion caregiver provides numerous services and advantages that you are unlikely to find in a senior living facility. Friendship, company, and conversation, for one, can help ease feelings of loneliness and isolation in your loved one, as many elderly adults live alone after having lost a spouse. A companion caregiver can also help to ease your own anxiety about you loved one living alone, as you can have security in knowing that they are safe and carried for.

Receiving personal care from a home health aide or certified nursing assistant has proven to be an option for the elderly that helps to promote quality of life and independence. Our caregivers at A-1 Domestic Professional Services/A-1 Caregiver Agency work for the well-being of the client in order to make sure they remain comfortable and experience the best life possible while they age. The advantages of hiring a care giving assistance through A-1 Domestic are extensive and will enable you loved one to feel cared for in a personal and professional manner.

Relationship and Companionship

The first initial meetings between a new caregiver and your loved one can be awkward and uncomfortable. A sense of loss in terms of dignity and privacy can be experienced when a caregiver must become intimate with your loved one in order to perform necessary care tasks. However, a caregiver, after having spent so much time with your loved one, can quickly turn into one of the most trusted and strongest of companions. Getting to know one another can take some time, but once a routine is establish and both parties become more comfortable, a harmonious and trusting relationship can ensue. This type of caregiver relationship can be particularly helpful for seniors who live alone. Sometimes, however, a caregiver and a client simply don't mesh together well. In the event that this happens, another caregiver that better suits your loved one's personality can be provided.

Safe and Comfortable Surroundings

Hiring a home health aide or personal certified nursing assistant means that your loved one can remain in the comfort of their own environment. This is perhaps the greatest advantage to home health care, as your loved one already has the comfort of their own home to help ease them into building a relationship with a caregiver. Being surrounded by photographs, furniture, and belongings that all belong to your loved one can actually increase the patient's relationship with their caregiver, as one can learn a lot about someone simply by observing their home environment. A home companion will understand the patient better if they are able to assist them in their own environment.

Tailored and Individualized Care

By understanding the patient better through interaction in their home environment, a caregiver can provide care that is more personalized and tailored to the individual. A reliable individual that is attentive to your loved one's individual needs will help provide you and your family with peace of mind and security that your loved one is being taken care of. Care services our caregivers offer include personal hygiene, incontinence and toileting care, grooming assistance, grocery shopping, meal preparation, feeding, housekeeping, errand running, and other necessary care giving services, but above all, friendship and compassion.

Security and Safety

The family members of the loved one in need of care can relax knowing that their aging parent or grandparent is being monitored and cared for at all times. At A-1 Domestic Professional Services/A-1 Caregiver Agency, our caregiver services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We offer trusted and certified home health aides and certified nursing assistants for full-time and part-time schedules, as well as on a live-in basis. Same-day and next-day care is also available, so you will never have to worry about finding a trusted caregiver in a time of urgency. All of our caregivers are extensively interviewed, screened, and background checked in order to ensure that your loved one is receiving a quality individual that will serve their needs to the highest possible degree.

To hire a hospice caregiver, please call us toll-free at: 562-929-8400

For more on our care giving resources, visit us at : http://a-1domestic.com/

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"I have been very impressed with your A-1 Home Care Agency since I used your services personally. I was extremely pleased with the assistance you provided. I have referred several friends to your service and thought this may be another way to let everyone know what a fantastic service you provide. Thank you for the wonderful work you do with providing assistance in our homes."