As we age the ability to do everyday tasks varies and this can be a confronting aspect of aging. It can feel like you are losing independence and simple joys are slipping away. With the right support, it doesn’t have to.
The aging process affects everyone differently. Every person and family are unique and the caring needs and supports are just as unique. The support needs can be impacted by sudden change in health or need for hospitalisation.
It is easy for partners and extended families to be overwhelmed by an aging loved one’s needs. Often the workload builds up and the stress levels rise before the need for help is recognised. The relief of sharing the care of a loved one can be enormously beneficial for the wellbeing of all involved and allows family caregivers to resume their role as a loving and supportive family member.
Consumer directed care helps to deliver support that is tailored directly to the client’s needs. Whether the client needs help with showering, cooking dinner, housework, or doing shopping, support can be provided to meet those needs. Caregivers can assist with medication reminders and participation in home exercise program.
Home Care Assistance South-East Melbourne is a locally owned and operated company that provides in home care to enable seniors to stay in their own home. Nine out of ten seniors would prefer to remain in their homes and age independently, but they do not always know they have this choice.
They are approved providers of government home care packages. They spend time to listen and understand the client’s needs, preferences and wishes so that these are accommodated in the unique care plan.
Home Care Assistance South East Melbourne caregivers are trained in the Balanced Care Method™. With its proprietary Balanced Care Method™, Home Care Assistance emphasizes scientifically proven lifestyle behaviours for healthy longevity including a nutrient-rich diet, mental and physical stimulation, social connection and a sense of purpose and calm. Activities are tailored together with the senior to enable happier and healthier lives.
Residential care is an expensive option compared to supporting seniors to live at home. Government support is often available and Home Care Assistance South East Melbourne can guide people through the process following the recent changes to the Home Care Packages. With Home Care Assistance South East Melbourne, there are NO case management fees, NO exit fee and NO lock in contracts.