Use this simple checklist to better understand your loved one’s current living situation. Perhaps discuss any areas of concern with them and explore how our in-home care services may allow them to continue living safely at home, without sacrificing their quality of life & independence.
Can your loved one…
a. Dress & undress without assistance?
b. Prepare their own meals?
c. Shop for groceries, clothing and toiletries on their own?
d. Adequately keep the kitchen stocked with nutritious food items?
e. Be left alone throughout the day and night?
f. Bathe, shower and maintain clean personal hygiene?
g. Get in and out of bed without assistance?
h. Drive or use public transportation on their own?
i. Maintain a clean home?
j. Walk, climb stairs and move about the home without falling?
k. Manage their own medications?
If you answered No to any of these questions, it may be time to consider bringing in a professional, private-duty caregiver for assistance with activities of daily living. Contact Compassion Home Care now to arrange a free in-home Care Assessment.