What Is Personal Home Care?

Personal home care is a non-medical service that helps restore dignity and independence while also providing companionship. This is an alternative to institutionalized care, and this is preferable because you can get the services you need without having to leave your home.

How does personal home care help with daily tasks?

Personal home care prevents you from suffering from the consequences of what you’re not able to do. Therefore, this service is not only convenient but ultimately life-saving.

A personal home care provider assists you with moving around your home, helping you get in and out of bed or from one area of your home to the next. As a result, you don’t have to worry about falling and getting injured. In this way, personal home care offers you safety and security.

You will also get assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming, using the restroom, and overall hygiene. Personal home care makes it so that you do not have to endure the frustration of struggling with these daily tasks. Your physical and mental health are the two main priorities.

Your personal home care professional will also make sure that you take your medications. This is a safeguard from taking too much or too little of your prescribed medications, and this aspect of personal home care can prevent devastating outcomes from improper dosing.

What other household services does personal home care offer?

Personal home care not only helps you – it improves your environment. Laundry, cleaning, and other household chores will be taken care of so that you do not have to risk your safety to keep your home clean. A cleaner living area will, in turn, make your home easier to navigate.

What about outside the home?

Your personal home care provider can also take care of what needs to be done outside the home. For example, with personal home care, you will not have to worry about finding transportation, as the service includes help with running errands.

With personal home care, you’ll be able to keep your appointments and arrive on time. You’ll have someone who can help you with grocery shopping and mailing bills. Personal home care enables you to take care of what needs to be done.

You will also be able to participate in hobbies and social activities with the help of a personal home care provider. This ensures that you will be able to do everything you did before.

We can help!

At Homestead Family Health, we provide the services you need so that you can go about living safely and independently. We are devoted to making sure you are safe and comfortable and able to live without having to sacrifice your own independence. In addition, we provide you with compassionate care and companionship. 
If you have any questions or concerns about personal, non-medical home care, please call us today at 830-217-6711.