Respite Care Services
Because Your Quality of Life Matters Too
When you care for an elderly or ill family member, or loved one with a disability, you are doing so because you care about their happiness and their well being. When you decide to become a in-home family caregiver in Vero Beach, Gifford, Indian River Shores, and surrounding communities, you are showing how compassionate, patient, and kindhearted you are. It takes a very selfless person to care for someone else while putting their own needs on the back-burner for an extended period.
Caregiving can be a mentally and physically exhausting job, and if you’re neglecting to care for yourself, it could lead to inadvertent consequences. When you constantly put your own personal needs and wants aside for another individual, you can develop unintended resentment towards your loved one which may damage your relationship with them. While it can be hard to not feel guilty about taking time for yourself, it’s important to remember that your loved one wants you to be happy too.
What Is Respite Care?
FirstLight Home Care offers respite care services in Vero Beach, Gifford, Indian River Shores, and surrounding communities, that enables you to take some time to refocus and re-energize. During your time off we will be there to ensure that your loved one is well taken care of. Our in-home caregivers are professionally trained to provide respite care services at your home or the home of your loved one for a few hours, overnight or long-term if necessary. Whether you need us one day out of the year or on a more recurring schedule, we are here to help. Though we do specialize in elderly respite care, our in-home care services are available to any adult needing help.
FirstLight Respite Care Services
- Medication assistance
- Companionship care
- Personal mobility assistance
- Personal and Bathing Hygiene
- Dementia Care
- Meal preparation
- And more!
Remember to Be Yourself
Caregiving is only a small piece of the puzzle that makes up who you are. If you neglect all the other parts of your life that are important to you – your spouse, other family members, hobbies, interests, or your career – you could end up with exhaustion, elevated stress and even serious health issues.
You should be able to take time to focus on yourself, guilt free. Everyone deserves the ability to take a break, no matter what jobs we work. It is normal to want to step out of our everyday routines and relax or recharge. Taking time for yourself can be healthy when it comes to the relationship you share with your loved one. When you are both happy, then you both thrive. FirstLight Home Care in Vero Beach, Gifford, Indian River Shores, and surrounding communities, can assist you in finding the part of you that you may have been neglecting without abandoning the care and attention your loved one requires.
FirstLight Home Care provides excellent respite care and in-home caregiver services in Indian River, St. Lucie, and Martin Counties, including the communities of Vero Beach, Gifford, Indian River Shores, Vero Lake Estates, Wabasso, Wabasso Beach, Orchid, Sebastian, Fellsmere, John’s Island, and Tradition.
Contact us today to see how we can help.