As people age, they are often keen to keep their independence for as long as possible. In many cases, families try to care for their loved ones at home, but this isn’t always a long-term solution. Providing care can be a full-time requirement and specialist care services may be required.
By accessing home care services, you can ensure that your loved one has access to the right type of care, whenever they need it. As well as taking care of their needs, using domestic care services means that family members can enjoy their time with their loved one, rather than dealing with their day to day needs.
Of course, care needs can extend into the night and some people may require round the clock assistance. If your loved one requires support or care during the evening or overnight, then night care might be the ideal solution.
What type of night care is available?
In order to cater for every client, a range of night care solutions can be implemented. Whilst people with complex medical conditions may require specialised night care, other clients may simply require wake-in care.
Wake-in care ensures that there is a qualified, compassionate carer on hand to provide assistance throughout the night. As elderly people may be wakeful or distressed during the night, wake-in care can provide support and reassurance, as well as the practical care they may need.
If your loved one doesn’t require care during the night but prefers the reassurance of having someone else in the property, sleep-in care may be appropriate. In addition to providing extra security, it also means that someone else is present in case of a fall or a medical emergency.
Peace of mind for clients and their families
The safety, security and satisfaction of the client is always the top priority when delivering home care. Whilst some medical conditions, such as dementia, can lead to confusion or frustration, domestic care services can ensure that the client is supported and reassured in their own home.
Whilst the client’s needs come first, accessing home care services can also provide reassurance for family members. Often, family members or friends can spend their days and nights attempting to provide care or worrying about their loved one.
By accessing night care and home care, however, you can rest assured that your loved one is receiving the assistance and support they require. To find out more about accessing home care services, get in touch with us today.