What is Home Help? : Your Guide
Posted on 13th March 2023 at 11:31
Home help is a form of care that helps people to perform everyday activities and tasks. A trained carer will come to your home and assist you in any way you require.
Home help provides practical and emotional support and is used for assistance and companionship.
What Tasks Can Home Help Assist With?
Home help for elderly is a versatile form of care, and carers assist with almost every household task.
Your home help carer can assist you with practical daily tasks including
Shopping and preparing meals
Personal care and hygiene
Getting in and out of bed
Equally, your trusted home help carer provides:
A companion and friend
Someone to help with the care that you may be sensitive about
What are the Benefits of Home Help?
At Allwell Care, we see the impacts of home care first-hand. Here are the reasons that it’s the next step for you or your loved one.
You Remain in Your own Home
Enlisting the help of an at-home carer has been proven to have a lot of benefits. It enables you to remain in the comfort of your own home.
Whether you live alone or with your family or friends, home help allows you to be safe and comfortable in your own surroundings. For elderly individuals that suffer from dementia, this is especially important and beneficial to their wellbeing.
You are able to remain in your own home, but get assistance with the tasks you may struggle to do.
Home Help is Flexible
Another perk of home help care is the flexibility of the service. At Allwell Care, we work with you to create a care plan that suits your individual needs. So however much care you require, you know that we’ll be there for you.
Home help for the elderly is highly flexible and can be short or long-term depending on your needs. The length of visits is also adjustable to suit you. We’re willing to work around your schedule and requirements, with flexible home help.
You Retain Your Independence
Independence is important to us all, including those who require additional care and support. It is imperative to our mental wellbeing and self-esteem in general, making it a top priority to home help providers.
When you chose at-home help for the elderly still be in control of your own schedule and maintain your hobbies and interests. In fact, home help is known to increase independence as it allows you to return to your interests which your health and abilities may have stopped you from doing previously.
Keep Your Pets Close
The majority of care home’s will not allow you to keep any pets when you go into care. We all know the importance of animal companionship and the elderly benefit more than any age group.
“Animals can help reduce stress, lower blood pressure and increase physcial activity”
Nobody wants to give up there pets, ever and you won’t have to with home help.
Home Help with Allwell Care
Allwell provide support and care across Ipswich. We are a small, but dedicated team of carers, here to support those who need it.
We offer home help for the elderly, with personalised, flexible care plans.
Enquire with our team of carers today, at Allwell Care.
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