Caring for a family member or loved one with healthcare issues is often overwhelming and challenging for all involved. It can sometimes be difficult to make decisions and find the answers regarding healthcare decisions. Many times you do not know where to turn for these answers and support.
The following questions may help provide guidance in finding solutions to some of these challenges and situations. If you can answer “Yes” to any one of these questions, it may indicate that now is the time to talk with your family member/loved one’s physician about how home health care services can assist you in providing your family member/loved one with the care and assistance they may need:
Has your family member been diagnosed with any of these conditions?
Have they experienced any of the following in the past three months?
Does your family member have difficulty keeping track of which medications they are supposed to be taking, or have they accidentally taken the wrong medication or wrong dose of medication?
Does your family member have difficulty performing any of the following activities?
Is your family member dependent on a caregiver to take him/her to doctor appointments?
Has the frequency of your family member’s physician visits increased or the number of times that they call the physician to deal with symptoms of their condition or side effects of their medication?
Is your family member on medication that makes it unsafe for him/her to leave home?
Is your family member’s medication changing?
Is your family member in need of physical therapy, speech therapy or occupational therapy?
Camellia Home Health has skilled staff available to assist you and your family member/loved one in providing quality individualized care to you as we work toward your goals of recovering from your illness or injury while allowing you to remain at home.
When the times comes to select a home health agency, it is important to assess what type of service you or your loved one may need. Camellia Home Health may be the answer if you are an: