Long-term care, elderly care, nursing home, senior home care and the list goes on. The elderly community represents a large contingency of current society, and with technology paving the way with advanced screening methods, cell therapy and the like, the elderly community will continue growing.
For those left to manage elderly care, it may be confusing as to the options available and what each provides.
Senior Home Care
Generally, a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) providing care-giving services at a place of residence. Specify the length of time and level of services needed in the comfort of a loved ones home.
As the name suggests, this is a non-institutionalized facility with a caregiver on staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A nursing home alternative, patients interact with other like-minded individuals without the stigma of a nursing facility.
A facility to care for elderly patients requiring extensive medical need. Multiple caregivers on staff to tend to patients needs any time of the day, for any reason.
Patients can rent a room or apartment and share common spaces such as kitchen, dining room and living room. A caregiver is on staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week to assist with bathing or whatever need of patient.