Evaluate Home Care Need:
What to look for?
Deciding if it’s time for home care is a tough decision. One you’ll probably only make once in your life. How do you know it’s time? Many families find themselves in a crisis when they first learn about home care and the job of a caregiver. Maybe your mother, father or spouse is about to be released from a recent stay at the hospital or rehabilitation center, and you are told they will need help with everyday activities that before seemed a given.
For others, the realization may be a long and slow process that their loved one is becoming more and more reliant on others to accomplish daily tasks. Soon the family can become very concerned with their loved ones safety and their lack of independence.
Often, these responsibilities fall on another family member. Home care tasks are usually compounded on our already hectic daily lives. At first, family members may not notice they’ve become the primary caregiver for a loved one and the impact it can cause on that relationship. Stress and guilt escalate quickly. You soon view your role as a job instead of as a daughter, son, husband or wife.
When any of these situations become a reality, you are faced with a choice and if the situation is right, our Denver home care assistance can be the best and most rewarding option, because home is where you want to be.
How to Decide On Home Care
Deciding on home care is never easy. We’re here to guide you along the path to ensure you get the best home care possible. Your situation is unique. Maybe you only need a few hours. Or maybe you need 24/7 assistance. With Sevens Home Care, you have choices and all of our services are designed to address any and all of your daily living activities.
At Sevens Home Care, our name is rooted in the Seven Activities of Daily Living. The Seven ADL’s are an industry standard for deciding if a loved one needs help at home. It’s essential for individuals to understand and be involved in performing the ADL tasks for as long as they possibly can. While our services cover a wide range of activities, these Seven are a strong starting guide for determining if your loved one needs home care.
Services for the Seven Activities of Daily Life
- Bathing and Grooming
- Dressing and Undressing
- Meal Preparation and Nutrition
- Functional Transfers
- Safe Restroom Use and Maintaining Continence
- Memory Care and Stimulation (Alzheimer’s and Dementia)
Our Colorado Home Care Services Also Include:
- Fall Prevention
- Pet Care
- Light Housekeeping
- Medication and Therapy Reminders
- Escorting to Doctor’s Appointments
- Laundry and Ironing
- Bed Making and Sheet Changing
- Grocery Shopping
And many more….
No individual is the same. Your loved one may need in-home help in just one or two areas or more. At Sevens Home Care we can help guide you in determining your needs. We will help maintain your loved ones independence in as few or as many of the areas you desire.