Respite Care Services
Because Your Quality of Life Matters Too
Nothing is more difficult than balancing your life with providing in home care for a loved one. We understand that you are committed in providing the best possible life for your family. But you can’t do it all alone. Even the most dedicated caretakers need help. If providing in home care for a loved one in St. Louis or St. Charles, contact FirstLight Home Care for respite care services today.
Sacrificing your personal needs to provide in home care is a recipe for disaster. Our respite care programs are designed to ensure continuation of care while you take care of yourself. If you allow your personal life to slip, your quality of life and your ability to provide care will also degrade. Don’t allow your compassion for your loved one to grow into unhealthy resentment and anxiety. Respite care prevents care giving from feeling like an unbearable burden, which is the fastest way to endanger your relationship with your family. Your loved ones want you to be happy. Respite care from FirstLight Home Care is the best option for looking after your family in St. Louis, St. Charles, and the surrounding communities.
What Is Respite Care?
Respite care is an in home care option which enables the primary caregiver to share their responsibilities Whether you need someone for a day, overnight, or longer term, we have experienced caregivers available on a one-time or recurring basis. Taking time for yourself is an important part of being a caregiver. Make sure your loved one is well looked after while you are away. Our in home care services are available for adults of any age in the St. Louis and St. Charles area.
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
Taking care of a loved one in need is one of the most rewarding things you can do. We know we can never replace the quality of in home care you provide to your family. But take time for yourself and the others in your life. Don’t neglect friends and family, your career, and your interests or you could risk exhaustion, chronic stress, or more serious health problems.
Taking time for yourself isn’t something to feel guilty about. Taking a break, relaxing, and recharging will improve your ability to care for your loved ones. Everyone needs time off, it’s a part of maintaining your own health. By taking care of yourself, you’ll find your relationship with the person you care for growing stronger. The respite care services that FirstLight offers in St. Louis and the St. Charles area will help you find time without sacrificing the attention and compassion your loved one needs.
Contact us today to see how we can help.