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Home Health Care
About our Home Health Care Solutions
Home Health Care refers to a wide range of health and social services provided at a person’s home for an illness or injury. It is usually more convenient, less expensive, and just as effective as the care in a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The goal is to treat an illness or injury, improve the individual’s health, and regain independence.
What risks do seniors face without Home Health Care?
Several problems can arise if an older relative does not receive the necessary home health care services. Here are some of the key issues:
- Neglect of Medical Needs: Without proper monitoring and management, chronic conditions like diabetes, hypertension, or heart disease can worsen. Missing medications or not following prescribed treatments can lead to complications and hospitalizations.
- Increased Risk of Falls: Lack of assistance and supervision can lead to falls, a significant cause of injury among the elderly. This can result in fractures, head injuries, and other complications.
- Decline in Mental Health: Isolation and loneliness can contribute to depression, anxiety, and cognitive decline. Regular social interaction, even with a caregiver, can have positive mental health benefits.
- Poor Nutrition: Older individuals may struggle with meal preparation and grocery shopping, leading to malnutrition or dehydration. This can exacerbate existing health conditions and weaken the immune system.
- Decline in Personal Hygiene: Without assistance, some elderly individuals may struggle to maintain personal hygiene, leading to skin conditions, infections, and a general decline in well-being.
What are the benefits of Home Health Care?
Benefits for Older Relatives:
Home health care ensures that your older relative receives personalized and tailored services according to their specific needs. This could range from assistance with daily activities to medication management and specialized medical care. Receiving this care in the familiar and comfortable surroundings of their own home can positively impact their mental and emotional well-being. This environment allows seniors to maintain independence while still receiving necessary support. The companionship caregivers provide is also invaluable in reducing loneliness and isolation.
Moreover, the constant safety monitoring and quick response in emergencies offer an additional layer of protection. Caregivers can also oversee nutrition, ensuring that meals are not only appropriate for any dietary restrictions but also contribute to overall health. Furthermore, the assistance with physical therapy and exercises, along with medication management, ensures a comprehensive approach to health care at home.
Benefits for You:
For family members, the peace of mind of knowing that a loved one is in professional hands cannot be understated. Home health care provides respite for family caregivers, allowing them time to focus on their work, health, and responsibilities. The flexible schedules offered by home health care services mean that care can be arranged to suit the convenience of your older relative and yourself. Additionally, the educational support and information provided by these professionals can be invaluable in helping you understand and contribute to the care of your relative.
Frequently asked questions
How Flexible Are Home Health Care Services?
Home health care services can be flexible and tailored to fit the specific needs and schedules of individuals and their families. Care can be arranged for a few hours a day, several days a week, or even round-the-clock. The adaptability of home health care makes it a suitable option for many families.
Can Home Health Care Assist with Medication Management?
Yes, home health care services often include medication management as part of their offerings. Caregivers or qualified health professionals can help ensure that medications are taken correctly on time and monitor for potential side effects. This assistance can be particularly beneficial for individuals juggling multiple medications.
Is Home Health Care Only for Seniors?
While home health care is often associated with seniors, it is not exclusively for them. These services can benefit anyone who needs assistance due to chronic illness, disability, recovery from surgery, or other health-related circumstances. Individuals of all ages may utilize home health care as needed.
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See why so many St. Louis families choose Cooperative Home Care
Cooperative Home Care is the only family-owned home care company that says “Yes!” first to any age, funding, amount of care, and service since 1986. Our over-arching message to SERVE ONE MORE applies to our employees, and our clients and their families. We will do everything possible to keep you safe and independent in your own home.
The Benefits of St. Louis Home Care
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Faithfully serving clients for 38 years
Our reputation with the thousands of happy client's and families we've care for over the years speaks for itself.
We provide any amount of care to accommodate any schedule
Do you need a quick visit, hourly care, or around-the-clock care? No matter your schedule, we've got you covered.
Comprehensive services for any need
Whether you need skilled medical services, therapy, dementia care, companion care, or even pediatric care, we've got it all.
We provide care for all ages
From children to seniors and all ages in between, we provide the support you need.
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.
Specialized Dementia Care
Our certified dementia practitioners are accredited through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.
Fast response time
When you need nurses, caregivers, or therapists, we act immediately to provide the support you need.
If you don't love and bond with your caregiver, we'll send a new one.
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St. Louis Headquarters
St. Louis Office
1924 Marconi Ave,
St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
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
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