Fairview Heights respite care services

Respite Care

Respite Care Solutions in Fairview Heights

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Fairview Heights respite care

Frequently Asked Questions

Respite care is a form of short-term, temporary relief provided to families or primary caregivers who are taking care of a loved one with special needs, illnesses, or disabilities. The concept behind respite care is to give those who are usually responsible for caregiving a much-needed break to rest, recharge, and attend to their matters, all while ensuring that their loved one continues to receive quality care and support. The duration of respite care can range from just a few hours to several weeks, depending on the needs of the family and the individual requiring care.

What risk do seniors face without Respite Care?

Decreased Quality of Care: As the caregiver becomes tired and stressed, the care they can provide may diminish, potentially affecting the health and well-being of the older relative.
Emotional Stress: An older relative may feel guilty or distressed if they perceive themselves as a burden on their caregiver, leading to emotional stress.
Safety Concerns: Tired or burnt-out caregivers might unintentionally overlook safety measures, increasing the risk of accidents or errors in medication management.

What are the benefits of respite care?

Benefits for Your Older Relative:

Respite care ensures that your older relative receives attentive and professional care tailored to their needs and preferences. Engagement with trained caregivers can introduce them to new social interactions and activities, enriching their day-to-day experiences. This variation can be refreshing and beneficial for their mental and emotional health. The consistency provided by respite care also ensures no disruption in their routine, thereby providing a sense of stability and safety. The presence of qualified caregivers ensures that any health concerns are promptly addressed, contributing to your relative’s overall well-being.

Benefits for You:

For caregivers, respite care is a crucial support system that allows them to take necessary breaks to rest and recharge. This time can be used to attend to personal needs, professional commitments, or simply to relax and rejuvenate. Balancing various responsibilities without being overwhelmed can significantly reduce stress and the risk of burnout. Respite care also offers an opportunity to maintain and nurture other relationships, ensuring your social and emotional needs are met. Furthermore, the insights and strategies introduced by professional caregivers during respite care can be valuable learning experiences, enhancing your caregiving approach.

What Types of Respite Care Services Are Available?

Respite care services can be diverse, catering to various needs and preferences. Common types include in-home respite care, where a caregiver comes to the home to provide services; adult day care centers, which offer daytime care and activities; and residential respite care, where the individual stays at a facility for a short period.

What Happens If an Emergency Occurs During Respite Care?

Respite care providers are usually trained to handle emergencies and have protocols to ensure the safety and well-being of the individual under their care. This may include immediate medical intervention, contacting emergency services, and promptly informing the family or primary caregiver.

How Can I Help My Older Relative Adjust to Respite Care?

Helping an older relative adjust to respite care may involve discussing the change openly and positively and gradually introducing the new caregiver or environment. It can be helpful to maintain open lines of communication, encourage feedback, and ensure that familiar routines and preferences are communicated to the respite care provider.

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12 & 24-Hour Home Care

For IL Home Health Care, we offer flexible 12-hour shifts tailored to your needs—ideal for post-hospitalization recovery or to fill in when the primary caregiver is unavailable. Choose ongoing day shifts for continuous assistance, or opt for our comprehensive 24-hour care to ensure round-the-clock comfort and safety for your loved ones. 

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Choose our specialized dementia care services for a higher standard of support for your loved one. With Certified Dementia Practitioners on staff and consistent training in Alzheimer's and Crisis Prevention Intervention, we're uniquely qualified to provide compassionate and expert care, enriching the lives of those facing dementia's challenges.

Home After Hospitalization

Transition smoothly from hospital to home with our tailored after-hospitalization services. Offering both Medicare and Private Services, we meet all your medical and general care needs. With the flexibility to stop and start services as needed, achieve rehab goals and peace of mind effortlessly—all under one trusted company.

Nursing and Therapies

Regain strength and independence after a health setback with our short-term nursing and therapy services, covered by Medicare home health. Add caregiver support as needed for a secure recovery journey. Cooperative Home Care's model offers both services, ensuring affordable, seamless care that flexes with your changing needs

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Specialized in disease-specific care, our trained caregivers offer targeted support for conditions like ALS, MS, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's. We aim to maximize independence while ensuring safety, collaborating with expert organizations for a holistic, high-quality approach to care. Elevate your loved one’s life with our specialized services.

Safety & Supervision

Ensure your aging loved one's safety and well-being with our tailored Safety & Supervision services. From four-hour mini-visits to comprehensive daily care, we provide flexible options that ease transitions and facilitate independence. Our proactive approach includes wellness assessments, making it easier to adapt care as needs change.

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We'll work to qualify you for funding to minimize your out-of-pocket cost

We help you qualify for and access all of your existing benefits. Only then, if needed, do you pay out-of-pocket.

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Our certified dementia practitioners are accredited through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.

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St. Louis Headquarters

St. Louis Office

1924 Marconi Ave,
St. Louis, MO 63110, USA

(314) 207-3986

Cooperative Home Care Service Locations

Cooperative Home Care proudly services:

Counties: St. Louis, St. Louis County, Franklin County, Jefferson County, St. Clair County, St. Charles County, Lincoln County, and Warren County

Cities: Fairview Heights, Belleville, Swansea, Granite City, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, O'Fallon, Maryville, Alorton, Lebanon, St Louis, Greater St Louis, East St Louis, Clayton, chesterfield, Town and Country, Brentwood, Florissant, Glendale, Kirkwood, Rock Hill, Creve Coeur

Additional Office Locations

Jefferson County Office

1006 N. Truman Blvd. #A
Crystal City, MO 63019


St. Charles County Office

Crossroads Business Center
801 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Suite 21
O’Fallon, MO 63366


Franklin County Office

104 S. McKinley Avenue, Suite D
Union, MO 63084


Fairview Heights, IL Office

107 Lanaghan Drive
Fairview Heights, IL 62208

(314) 936-4373

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