Hiring Professional Elder Care

Hiring Professional Elder Care

Not all seniors would agree to move to other places when they have reached a certain age, where they cannot always manage themselves. It is not uncommon for senior adults to suffer from insecurity and lack of self-confidence, and that usually gets in the way of moving. The place they know best is where they will want to stay, and when this happens to be your home, the best thing you can do is hire senior care services.

Senior care is not limited to providing medical assistance; it is in fact there to assure that the elder can continue in their old lifestyle without difficulties. And that they can manage to be as self sufficient as possible, carrying out their preferred and needed activities without the need for outside help. Senior care usually keeps their mind and body active so that they either retain or achieve the level of self-confidence they require.

It is easy to find good senior care services these days. There is the option of asking your friends and colleagues, who might tell you about the services under different providers. The important and considerate thing is to find out what the elder wants, and it is their preferences you should prioritize before availing a service.

In a time where most elders get placed in nursing homes or hospitals, it is easy to see that some of them need little more than to be assisted in their owns so they can live a happy life. This is what people hire elder services for, to make sure that their loved one gets the helping hand they need while not depending on anyone other than the caregiver. This is far more beneficial to their mental well being than having to accept constant or long term care, if they don’t have the need for it.

In most cases, working persons do not get the time to care adequately for their homebound elders. Elder services are a great reprieve to the former as well as the latter. The caregiver could also handle other activities in the elder’s home, such as light housekeeping, running basic errands, preparing meals, assisting with timed medication, and hygiene assistance.

It is almost always best for the elder to stay in their own home. This could ensure they stay physically and mentally healthy, which is not a guaranteed result at nursing homes.

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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