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The advantages of Home Health CareMarch 18, 2019

Home Health Care is a boon to many, especially if you have an ailing elder, someone recovering from an accident or injury, or a terminal patient on your hands. There are many options these days for home care as well as a host of advantages.

  • Healing at home
    People are more comfortable in their own homes than in a nursing home and it aids recovery. They also have a decreased risk of developing infection from exposure to germs and therefore have fewer hospital readmissions.
  • Trained care
    Home health care staff are trained in nursing and basic medical treatment. Trained and qualified professionals can assess safety risks and make emergency decisions. Necessary help can be given immediately.
  • Avoid caretaker burnout
    When you are the only one looking after the elderly or ailing at home, the task can take a toll on you. Having somebody to share the burden makes it easier. Very often, patients need help with daily living and personal care, which could include bathing, grooming and nutrition.
  • After care is crucial
    Whether your loved one is recovering from surgery or an accident, after care is important. Inadequate after care may lead to a relapse and readmission. If family members are unable to provide proper aftercare, hiring a professional service is a good idea.
  • Constant companions
    When you have elderly relatives who are living alone and if they’re sick in some way, it will give you peace of mind to have someone to take care of them around the clock. Being able to pick up the phone wherever you are and check in on your senior or aged and to find out that they are safe and well looked after will ease your mind.
  • Cost effective
    Keeping someone in a hospital or nursing home for a long period can be very expensive. With home health care services you can get personal care at home and it will be much more cost effective.

For many families, home health care can be just the support they need to help manage care giving responsibilities, while avoiding caregiver burnout.

If you or your family member is considering in-home care in Chennai, contact Sirina Home Health Care Services. They are dedicated to supporting families in times of crisis and helping the aged enjoy life in the comfort of their own home for as long as possible. Some of the services offered by Sirina Home Health Care Services include post-operative care, palliative care, diet monitoring, medication management, symptom control, wound management, counseling, physiotherapy, ambulation, intravenous therapy etc.

They are located in Mylapore and offer their services to all parts of South Chennai. Call 91 9025887777 or visit http://sirinahealth.com/ to find out more about their services.

How to keep seniors safe from slips and fallsMarch 6, 2019

Falls are the leading cause of injury among people 65 and older, and the risk of falls increases proportionately with age. As people get older, their bones get more fragile and a fall can lead to fractures which could take a long time to heal. Making sure that your senior is safe from the risk if falls is important.

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Easy Tips to Cooking Nutritious Food for your SeniorFebruary 15, 2019

Diet for the elderly should not only be nutritious, it should be tasty too. This becomes a little tricky when there are constraints on what the elder can eat and has to avoid. It should also be easy to chew and digest. It should be simple to make, especially if you are cooking for the entire family, as well. Here are some tips.

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Health Care Insurance for EldersFebruary 6, 2019

Are you over 65 years of age? Do you have health insurance?

If you don’t, it is imperative that you get one. With rising medical costs in terms of consultations, hospitalization, medicines and treatment, having a health insurance is necessary. There are many companies that offer health insurance and you must do some research to see what works best for you.

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8 ways to spot depression in the elderlyJanuary 15, 2019

After living a busy and full life, elders feel suddenly bereft as their kids get involved in their own lives and have less and less time for them. When a spouse passes away, they are losing the person that they have spent a lifetime with. When they fall sick, their quality of life decreases. Is it any wonder that many seniors suffer from depression? And the sad part is, most youngsters are so involved in their own lives that they don’t spot the signs.

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Choosing the perfect gift for your seniorJanuary 1, 2019

As people get older, they feel lonely and excluded as their kids and grandkids get involved in their own families and lives. It is important to make them feel loved by celebrating their birthdays, anniversaries and special days like Mother’s Day or Father’s Day. Or you can make their day, by surprising them with a gift for no reason at all. Here are some great tips on some gifts elders would enjoy.

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