Why You Should Go With Companion Care For Your Elder

Why You Should Go With Companion Care For Your Elder

Companion care is a popular option for many people these days. It is easier on the person involved if they can continue in their familiar setting while receiving the required support and care. Companion care services can offer a valuable and healthy relief to all concerned.

The person being cared for can retain a sense of dignity. Seniors often find it hard to hold onto a sense of self-worth, especially if afflicted with bouts of incontinence. This is a significant factor in their mental well-being, and must not be ignored in favor of a younger relative’s convenience.

Companion care services are an easy way to prevent problems in that area, and would mean a lot to the elder. It is sometimes better than a nursing home and the costs are less than people commonly think. Companion care is an affordable alternative, which gives family members a more peace of mind about their elder’s wellbeing.

For the elder, this is one of the best ways to spend their golden years in grace. Nursing home routines can be hard to adjust to for someone who is particular about the smaller things in everyday life, and if your elder fits that description, elder home stay couldn’t do them much good.

Live-in companion care services on the other hand, lets a professional take over the aspects of life where your elder needs assistance and is too proud or embarrassed to ask for help. Making sure they get it is important so that they lead a fulfilled life towards the end.

Look at this from the senior’s perspective. Do they want stress when growing old, or older? Companion care services can remove any physical and mental hurdles, which they could face once they are not as active as before. They can lead a healthy life tight at home and not feel like they are impinging on the lives of others. It is surprising how commonly elders perceive of this scenario, and the rest of the family is left unaware.

Home care professionals are dedicated and skilled in working with people who are well into their old age and adamant about staying anywhere but home. Why deny them this when almost anyone can relate to the comfort it brings. Nursing homes in comparison are uncomfortable and stuffy, at least to the person who is going to stay there for the foreseeable future.

Brooke Sutton, President, RN

Brooke Sutton, owner of Sutton Home Care and a Springfield native, is a fully licensed Registered Nurse with over ten years experience in the healthcare field.

Brooke provides trusted home care services to numerous patients in the Springfield market which has earned her agency the reputation of being the premier home care agency in this area.
Brooke Sutton’s journey to the home care sector began while she was working as a Registered Nurse at Lakeland Behavioral Health.While at Lakeland, she learned and developed her skill working with psychiatric patients as well as patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia. After Lakeland, Brooke worked as a Community Health Nurse for the Arc of the Ozarks providing home health care services to dual diagnosis patients living at home.Brooke has also worked in the Emergency Room setting which has given her the ability to recognize and communicate problems and potential issues before they arise.

Brooke and her husband Sean live in Springfield and have three children (Brett who is twelve, Karaline who is eight, and Henry who is four).Brooke is active in church and enjoys spending her free time at Table Rock Lake or with family and friends.
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