Understanding Non-Medical Home Care
Non-medical home care refers to the care given by the non-medical attendants. By the term ‘non-medical’ we describe persons who are not formally trained to provide medical care. Medical care is a prescribed practice and requires proper formal education, training and medical practice. However, at a basic level, to cater to the elderly and special needs persons at homes, non-medical care providers are hired to serve them on an everyday basis. The non- medical care givers provide personal care, attend to the serious patients, maintain hygiene and medication and provide assistance in taking care of those who are dependent entirely on others physically. Senior Home Care provides the service of non-medical home care to such patients taking off the responsibility from the shoulders of the dependents while providing a proper and cooperative service to the patients.
Why non-medical home care is needed?
Non-medical home care is required for patients who are suffering from terminal or severe diseases with long term impacts or severity. Such patients do not always need hospitalization or facility care but only a proper and regular care at homes to keep their diseases at bay.
Amid the hectic work routines, most of us do not find ample time to take care of our elderly or patients 24/7. Leaving those on their own is often not advisable or feasible. Hiring a full time maid or nurse is also often not affordable for many. Therefore, hiring a service for a time period when you are not around, at work or traveling is a viable option which is not as expensive as a full time nursing service and provides you a chance to supervise the care of your elderly yourself as per your desire and manage your work routines alongside as well.
Understanding the problems of the advanced lifestyle, Senior Home Care extends its valuable services to share your burdens and support your patients during this hard phase of their lives.
Impacts of non-medical home care
Due to the medical advancements in the recent history, and increased awareness about medical care, life expectancy has increased in general. Non-medical home care provides as a way of assisting the patients with severe medical conditions providing them better care and support at homes According to Statista, in the U.S., non-medical home care receiving patients were over 65 years mostly (2015) among whom, 96 percent required assistance with bathing and 88 percent required transferring in and out of bed only. As little as these tasks may seem, but these require constant vigilance and time.
Non-medical home care is growing popular in many countries. Since many elderly wish to spend their time within the comfort of their homes, they need someone to take care of them within their own premises. Therefore, services like Senior Home Care are becoming more and more important in fulfilling the needs of such persons. Not only does this service save the patients from moving to a hospital or such service but also helps them emotionally and morally.
What does non-medical home care include?
Non-medical home care includes various services from basic help with daily living to nursing care and medication management. Senior Home care is a professional service provider of non-medical home care. The non-medical staff includes:
- Home Health Aides (HHA)
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Caregivers on board with Senior Home Care, whether skilled or unskilled, are professional and learned about their duties and roleplay.
Why choose Senior Home Care?
Senior Home care is a name of professional and reliable service providers who know their job well. Our team of professionals use their skill and knowledge to provide maximum comfort and support to the patients.
- Professional care givers
Senior Home care houses professional caregivers, both skilled and unskilled. Our non-medical staff take instructions from the clients with utmost attentiveness and extend their reliable services in accordance with the client’s needs and requirements.
- Social and friendly service providers
We understands how important a friendly gesture or communication is to the emotional well-being of the patients. Our team is loving, and caring and takes care of the emotional and moral uplift of the patients as well.
- Observe and maintain the lifestyle of patients
Our experts understand that the patients are habitual of their own respective lifestyles. Therefore, they work closely in compliance with the patient’s lifestyle so they do not feel alien to the services they receive.
- Quality time and assistance
Providing instant care and support, Senior Home care works to improve the quality of life of our patients. We support their everyday chores making their lives easier and simpler easing the pain and suffering they are going through.
- Various levels of care
Senior Home Care offers an array of services. You can choose our services for few hours of the day to round the clock care and assistance based on your needs.
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