The Role Of A Senior Assistant In Provision Of Senior Care Services.
The number of the elderly people with diminishing physical capabilities which makes it difficult for them to undertake ordinary tasks such as driving, cooking, housekeeping, and other daily activities due to the increase in life expectancy. Opting for a nursing home to provide care for an elderly parent is very expensive because the parent lives there and gets full care hence in home care for the seniors is gaining more popularity. In the in home senior care services the client receives the care they need from their homes allowing them comfort and better quality of care. The family member who gives care to the elderly adult can be able to take the burden of caregiving of their shoulder at affordable and reasonable charges.
Unlike the nursing homes, in home senior care services provides each of their client with a unique attention. The services providers collaborate with medical teams, concerned family members, and social advocates to offer assistance in developing the best and most practical personal plan for each individual and to ensure that the elderly individual still remains independent. In home senior care services also provide their services to individuals in need of temporary care such as those recovering from surgery or hospitalization in order to make their recovery full and quicker by providing daily physical therapy sessions, guiding them on healthy ways to exercise, meal preparation or medication pick-up.
In home senior care services gives their client a sense of comfort and control since they can continue with their daily routine. The effect of changing the familiar environment is confusion which is caused by disruption of the daily routine. To the people who live alone, in home care services provide them with a companion as well as ensure that they take their medications correctly and attends doctor’s appointment.
The in home services are offered by a senior care assistant whose roles are to promote independence, choice, dignity and respect through the hands on care you deliver to the clients, getting to know clients and their families since quality delivery of services is assured if care is truly personalised plans, assisting a registered nurse and care manager by providing essential physical and mental stimulation through a range of social and recreational activities as well as administering medication and maintaining accurate records of the job. A diploma or NVQ in Level 3 vocational qualification in Health and Social Care gives one a good understanding of care planning which allows them to practice care giving as a senior assistant. Senior assistant care jobs are available on different websites on the internet.