Respite Care Services
Because Your Quality of Life Matters Too
You have made a commitment to taking care of your family member and we commend you. Taking care of a loved one with a disability, ill family member, or elderly family member is not easy, and focusing on making sure that person has the best quality of life shows the type of person you are. The generosity, compassion and patience that it takes to care for a loved one are not qualities that everyone possesses. We understand it is not an easy decision to reach out for respite care and in home caregiver services for your loved one living in Donelson, Hermitage, Mt. Juliet or nearby communities.
You take on the demanding job, every day, without question. But sometimes it is important to take a step back and think about you. If you are focusing on caring for someone else and making sure all of their needs are met, you may be unintentionally not meeting your own. If you ignore your own needs it could lead to resentment towards your situation or even worse, the person you care for. Your loved one appreciates all of the time, effort and love you put into taking care of them, but they want you to take care of yourself, too.
What is Respite Care?
FirstLight Home Care provides respite care and in home caregivers in Donelson, Hermitage, Mt. Juliet and surrounding areas that allows you to take a break from being a primary care provider and focus on yourself. We will be there to support you whether it is for one day or on a recurring basis. Our well-trained, compassionate caregivers are available for a few hours, an entire day, overnight or for longer-term situations. You can have peace-of-mind while you are away, knowing we are there to meet all of your loved one’s needs.
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
You have unique interests, hobbies, career, friends and family that make you who you are. Being a caregiver is only one piece of that puzzle. Ignoring the other pieces will lead you to trouble. If you ignore them and do not take care of yourself, you could experience exhaustion, increased stress or other serious health issues.
You deserve a moment to yourself, for both your health and your happiness. With FirstLight Home Care respite and in home caregiver services in Donelson, Hermitage, Mt. Juliet and nearby areas, you can take a break without having the guilt that your loved one may not be getting the care they need. Taking a break will allow you to relax, refresh and re-energize. This gives you an opportunity to approach your caregiving situation energized and ready to provide the best care. This strengthens the relationship between you and your loved one. Allow FirstLight’s respite care to help you find yourself without compromising the quality care your loved one deserves.
Contact us today to see how we can help.