Columbus Respite Care Services
Because Your Quality of Life Matters Too
The motivation to care for a family member comes straight from the heart. Your commitment to tending to your elderly, disabled, or chronically ill family member and preserving their quality of life says quite a bit about you. This dedication says that you are kind, compassionate, and diligent, and that you will do everything you can do to help the people you love in your life.
However, it can be all too easy to get caught up in your caregiving responsibilities and forget about yourself. Such a taxing job can wreak havoc on your life if you do not set aside time for your own health and happiness, and advocate for your own space and time. Constantly putting other’s priorities above your own can create resentment that will grow if not dealt with properly, and could derail even the greatest of relationships. If your caregiving is reduced to a mere obligatory task, both you and your loved one will suffer; remember that both of you deserve to be happy and fulfilled.
What Is Respite Care?
All of us here at FirstLight Home Care of Dublin understand the need for a break now and then, and our in home and respite care services, available to the surrounding communities of Columbus, Dublin, and Upper Arlington will allow you to do just that. When you need to refocus on you for a while, and want the best quality care services for your family member, look no further than our team of professional and compassionate caregivers. We can provide care services in any setting for a variety of schedules, whether you need us for a few hours, a full day, or long-term, and are happy to set up a one-time or recurring care service. We’re also committed to offering our non-medical care to any adult needing our help, although our specialty is elderly respite care.
FirstLight Home Care’s 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
Being a caregiver is only part of who you are. If you don’t tend to all the other things that make you who you are—your spouse or other family and friends, your hobbies – You may lose yourself and become overwhelmed. While it may not feel like it sometimes, being a caregiver is only one aspect of who you are. Your career, hobbies, spouse, and friends need and deserve your time and energy too, and if you neglect them, trouble is surely on the horizon. When family caregivers don’t set aside time for themselves and their life goals, they put themselves at risk for extreme stress, severe fatigue, and potential health complications.
You deserve to take a break now and then, to invest in yourself and your happiness. It’s important to lay down your caregiving tasks sometimes to get relaxed and refreshed, and this investment in your own well-being will only improve the relationship you have with your loved one. Caregivers that are rested and energized are more patient and more capable, and that’s better for everyone involved. Let our in home and respite care services, available to the residents of Columbus, Dublin, Upper Arlington, and surrounding communities, help you get back in touch with your life and your happiness, while maintaining the caliber of attention and care your family member needs.
Contact us today to see how our care services can make a difference in you and your loved one’s daily lives.
FirstLight Home Care of Franklin, Delaware, and Union Counties provides in home and respite care services to the Central Ohio communities of Columbus, Delaware, Reynoldsburg, Clintonville, Upper Arlington, Dublin, Worthington, Hilliard, Grove City, Grove Port, Pickerington, Bexley, Westerville, Powell, Lewis Center, New Albany, and surrounding communities.