Is Home Health Care the Next Step?
If your loved one is beginning to show the physical and mental signs of aging, they may require extra care for their safety and comfort. But that doesn’t mean it’s time for an assisted living or a nursing home. In fact, with the right skilled home health, your family member may be able to stay in the house they love for years to come!
To determine if it’s time for your parent or grandparent to receive extra help at home, keep an eye out for any of these 10 red flags.
- A traumatic injury or illness. Even if your loved one received nursing or rehab care following a hospital stay, they may need to continue getting services at home. Skilled home health care agencies can provide nursing assessment and education, wound care, medication management, and physical, occupational, and speech therapy.