Types of Elder Care in Cape Girardeau
A no-nonsense look at local elder care services
Elderly home care is not something most people want but they're happy it's there when the need arises. Just because a person loses certain abilities it doesn't mean they want to move out of their beloved home. This is where the loving support of qualified professionals in elder care services can help. The rest of this piece takes a look at sourcing caregivers and types of support available.
Give us a call at (573) 208-4188 to learn more!
Here are some important considerations to think about:
- What type of home care is available?
- What kind of care, and how often, do you need?
- What are the funding options?
Comfort Keepers of Cape Girardeau is a non-medical caregiver agency. We have a unique approach to senior at-home care called Interactive Caregiving™. Our services are many and varied; tailored to meet the specific needs of the people we care for. There are other options to caregiving and each of these has their advantages and drawbacks.
Options In Elder Care Services, Cape Girardeau
You can seek the services of a caregiver through one of three places, namely:
- Employment-Based Agencies
Employment-based agencies supply caregivers for clients and families. Agencies will cherry-pick caregivers from a pool of compassionate and qualified individuals. The idea is to match the caregiver with the client's personality and circumstances. Employment-based agencies take control of the administrative tasks too. These include such things as taxes, deductions, and other details.
You can find independent caregivers in special registries or from the recommendations of others. Some people prefer this approach but it does mean you become the caregiver's employer. That means you have to take responsibility for the finer details like vacations, payments, taxes, and so on.
Types of Caregiver Services
Caregiving is not just a job it’s a vocation for our compassionate Comfort Keepers. We don't simply work for clients we work with them. Our wide-ranging elder care services can be general, personal, and specialized. This covers everything from housework to running errands, from bathing and grooming to mobility assistance, and more besides.
Contact us if you would like to discuss anything you have read on this page. Call the number below to schedule a 100% free consultation in-home care custom plans, and personal circumstances. You can reach us during usual business hours at (573) 208-4188.