Respite Care Services
Keeping You Independent
When someone you love needs help, you’re there to do whatever you can do to make their life better, more comfortable, and meaningful. Whether your loved one is disabled, elderly, or suffers from a chronic debilitating disease, your devotion and attention to their care is a shining example to others.
When you’re the caregiver, it’s common to commit so much time and energy to your responsibility for your loved one that you forget to care for the giver. And that giver is you! Because you care about them, tending to the needs of your loved one starts as an expression of your love and commitment. However, over time, weariness can set in, no matter how good and true your intentions are. You are human, too, after all. This can cause bitterness and hard feelings, straining or even destroying a loving and special relationship. There are no winners in this scenario. Recognizing the need to be re-energized and refreshed helps both you and your loved one to maintain the loving, nurturing relationship you both cherish. This is why FirstLight Home Care offers care services to adults in need.
What Is Respite Care?
FirstLight’s care services are there for you, to share the duty of providing constant care for your loved one. Our caregivers are available to provide caring and responsive services so you can confidently take time away to rest and recharge. Our skilled caregivers can be on hand for any variety of time – for a few hours, the whole day, all night, or an extended period of time. Just once or on a regular basis. Providing quality care for your loved one that enables you, the primary caregiver, to take some time away is a rewarding service FirstLight of Austin is proud to offer– not only to the elderly, but to any adult who requires assistance.
FirstLight Respite Care Services
- Medication reminders
- Help with personal mobility
- Bathing and personal hygiene
- Dementia care
- Special diets and meal preparation
- Light housekeeping
- Other household chores
- And much more!
Remember to Be Yourself
As a caregiver, taking time for yourself is not a guilty pleasure – it’s a necessity! Denying this need can result in negative feelings, stress, fatigue, and even complicated medical issues. Healthy relationships are sustainable when both parties feel valued. Maintaining your own interests in your family, friends, career, and hobbies can keep you strong and empowered.
FirstLight’s care services are here to help you take a step away from your daily schedule and allow yourself to renew, rejuvenate, and recharge. The uncompromised care and assistance to your loved one provided by our caregivers will give you peace of mind as you take time to be “you.”
You’ll be ready to care for your loved one with renewed enthusiasm and compassion when you feel good yourself. And that benefits both of you. Are you interested in in home care services for your loved one? Reach out to the friendly team at FirstLight today.
Contact us today to see how we can help.