West Columbia, SC

Respite Care Services

Because Your Quality of Life Matters Too

When you look after and provide care for you loved one, whether chronically ill, disabled or elderly, you do it not because you are obligated to do so but because of your love for them. Your love and dedication to them is shown through your commitment to their care and well-being. As a primary caregiver you need to be patient and compassionate about the person under your care. Only then you will be able to ensure a high quality life for them.

More often than not, caregivers neglect their own physical and emotional needs while caring for someone they love. Caregiving for the elderly or those with special needs can be a very stressful job, especially when you immerse yourself so deeply into the task that you forget about your own well-being. You don’t want to turn bitter and resentful over time towards the person you love do you? But if you continue to brush aside your priorities over someone else’s, then resentment is bound to set in. Once resentment grows it can become a burden on you and ruin your relationship with your loved one. This isn’t fair at all, both to the person you love or to you. You loved one’s well-being depends on your happiness as well.

What Is Respite Care?

We at FirstLight Columbia provide respite care and in-home care services so you can focus on yourself for a change and take a break from your caregiving responsibilities. We will make sure that you are at peace while we take care of your loved one. Our respite caregivers are trained individuals, compassionate and gentle in their care. We provide long-term, overnight care, day care, or even for just a couple of hours of respite care services. We are here providing round the clock services whether you need us just once or on a regular schedule. We specialize in elderly in-home respite care for your loved one in Columbia, Blythewood, and Lexington, but are happy to provide assistance to any adults requiring help.

FirstLight Respite Care Services
  • Companionship
  • Medication reminders
  • Help with personal mobility
  • Bathing and personal hygiene
  • Dementia care
  • Special diets and meal preparation
  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Other household chores
  • And much more!

Contact us today at our Lexington, SC location today to see how we can provide respite care or in home caregiver services throughout Columbia, Lexington, and Blythewood!

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