Comfort Keepers Respite Care Services in Jupiter, Florida, and the surrounding areas
Respite Care from Comfort Keepers throughout Jupiter, FL, provides a well-deserved rest to family caregivers.
Family caregivers have many challenges, and the circumstances make the situation more complicated. In many cases, around-the-clock care becomes necessary in the blink of an eye. Seniors with a diagnosis of dementia, Alzheimer’s, or other severe illnesses will need consistent care. The changes in their personality and attitude can be stressful and, in some cases, dangerous to themselves and those caring for them. The level and method of care required for seniors with end-of-life diagnoses differ from standard caregiving. Family members who have never dealt with or faced the final steps of life with a loved one will present unexpected challenges.
The stress associated with caregiving is dangerous, which is why many long-term care providers sometimes develop chronic illnesses or severe depression. The pressure can be alleviated without compromising the level or quality of care and attention your loved one receives while dealing with a life-ending diagnosis. Call (561) 246-4795 or click below for more information.
What is Respite Care?
Known in some countries as “short break” care, respite services provide planned short-term breaks for families and other unpaid caregivers who need time outside the home or simply to rest. Respite care helps support and maintain the primary caregiving relationship.
Jupiter Florida Respite Care Services
Insurance providers describe respite care services as short-term care provided to an individual when necessary to relieve the family members or the person caring for the individual at home. In other words, respite care services allow family members to take a break and attend to their welfare and personal health. Respite care professionals step in to care for their aging loved ones.
Comfort Keepers provides this service around the clock, 365 days a year. It is a convenient and much-needed service that allows family caregivers to plan a day off or more time if needed. In addition, Comfort Keepers offers an extensive range of care services and specializes in care for elderly living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, transitions from the hospital to home, and end-of-life care provisions.
While respite care services are primarily in place for the family's caregiver, there are many benefits for the senior. It is usual for the caregiver to feel guilty or concerned about leaving their ailing loved one alone, but it could be suitable for the senior. Many times, the change of pace or attention helps the senior. While seniors value and appreciate the care received from friends and family, they don’t want to impose and feel strongly about their caregivers continuing life as usual. They don’t want to add stress by taking the caregiver away from work, family, or life or possibly causing them to fall behind in other important areas of their lives. Respite care services offer a new perspective with fresh faces that can interact with the seniors, help them remain social, and engage their interest in activities that may lift their spirits despite their situation.
Respite care services are there for seniors and caregivers. The biggest con of getting respite is that family members often wait too long before enlisting help. If you want to talk to one of our experts about this part-time care, call us at (561) 246-4795 anytime. We are available 24/7!