If you are a caregiver for a loved one at home, it can be a great joy, but also a great challenge.
We understand. At United Methodist Communities, we’ve been taking care of the elderly for over 110 years and we can provide the help you need.
Respite Care Services in Your New Jersey Home
Taking care of an elderly person requires a lot of patience and time, which can be challenging. Sometimes caregivers need a break or “respite.” Using in-home respite care services can support and strengthen your ability to be a caregiver.
United Methodist Communities offers in home adult respite care services in Monmouth County New Jersey to seniors in various central NJ locations. These respite care providers are qualified, certified and trained professional home health aides, who enable families to keep their loved ones in familiar and comfortable settings while receiving the assistance and care that they need. For as little as two hours per day, assistance is available.
In-home senior respite care helps avoid burn-out. Respite care is a great resource when a primary caregiver needs a break, needs to travel, or just needs support. United Methodist Communities respite caregivers can often be engaged for a single day for emergency situations.
For more information call our team at 732-838-1950 for availability in your area.
Benefits of In-Home Respite Care Services
United Methodist Communities HomeWorks in-home respite care services provides the flexibility of an experienced health care aide in your home without having to sign up for long-term commitments. Respite care is provided in the care recipient’s home, either for a set number of hours daily or as a live-in arrangement for as many days and weeks as you need. Speak with us about special rates for longer care duration.
Taking care of yourself and having support are important to managing your caregiving responsibilities. Utilizing respite care before becoming overwhelmed can be invaluable to everyone involved, including you. Engaging respite care services gives you a chance to revitalize and to do the things that fulfill and replenish you. The peace-of-mind knowing that your loved one is spending time with a compassionate and nurturing caregiver in a familiar surrounding is invaluable.
Included in our in-home respite care services are:
- Personal care services like bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting, accompanying on an appointment, light meal preparation, and more.
- Skilled care services such as administering medications at the right time and in the right quantities, and providing support after a hospital stay.
- Housekeeping, preparing meals, shopping, and other domestic chores.
- A companion to keep your loved one company, entertain, read or do crafts.
- Taking care of pets.
If your situation requires more medical supervision, consider the around-the-clock respite care available at one of our many assisted living communities in New Jersey.