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Is Homecare Worth The Cost?

Is Homecare Worth The Cost?

As our parents grow older, it’s important that they have someone by their side to ensure that they have a high quality of life.

But, many of us have full time jobs and a family which can make it difficult to juggle taking care of our parents without making a drastic lifestyle change. Today, more and more families are utilizing home care as a way to take care of their parents or loved ones. But how much does senior in-home really cost and is it really worth it?

According to the “Cost of Care Survey,” by Genworth, home care costs less than adult day care, assisted living and skilled nursing.

Costs compared with other options:

The national cost of home care per hour ranges from $10 to $36, compare that with:

  • Nursing homes: can cost up to $948 a day
  • Assisted living community: can cost up to $3,450 a month

Now, that you’ve seen the cost of home care – it’s also important that you see the benefits that come with hiring someone to take care of your loved one.

Benefits of home care:

One of the most important benefits to having home care is the ability to receive home care right in your home. Since our parents are in a familiar environment, they are more relaxed and open to receiving care whereas going to a strange place (such as a nursing home) may cause them stress or make them confused. Giving our parents the ability to feel independent again: The most common reason why seniors hire caregivers is because they want to be able to feel independent again. As our parents age, they find it harder to get out of the house, and their daily living activities are greatly reduced.

With a caregiver they are able to:

  • Go on walks without fear of falling
  • Go to the grocery store
  • Explore their area or new places
  • Companionship: Due to working full time or taking care of our own families, it may be hard to find time to visit our parents or loved ones. Seniors who don’t have a lot of social interaction are more likely to feel depressed. But with a caregiver by their side, they have a daily companion who knows them and cares for them. A caregiver can be available for as little as 4 hours a day, or provide constant supervision and live with a client.
  • Giving us peace of mind: Knowing that our parents are under the care of highly trained caregivers relieves any stress that we may have about hiring someone to take care of them. 24 Hour Home Care caregivers undergo a rigorous training program where they learn about all aspects of in-home care including dementia care, readmission prevention, and senior nutrition. Having someone who is properly trained will make us more confident when leaving our parents with a caregiver.

With all these benefits, it’s obvious to see that home care is well worth the cost because it provides our loved ones with the chance to feel appreciated and well cared for. It also shows families that they do not have to feel alone during this delicate time.

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Reviewer: CAROL
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Laura 2020-06-12 via Google
Our care givers are loving, friendly and devoted. They are family! Thank you for being here for us.
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Richard 2020-06-09 via Google
Our Care-giver Mudrakat is a blessing for us, with a big heart, and a very professional approach and skills - she will go far...
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Reviewer: Cydney
Cydney 2020-05-26 via Google
24 Hour Home Care offers excellent assistance to people in need of a caregiver. They train their staff well and provide a service of care for seniors, accident victims and those recovering from illness and gives the families peace of mind knowing that their loved one is cared for. I highly recommend this company.
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Michelle Martin Del 2020-05-26 via Google
My experience as a professional Caregiver has been a wonderful experience the staff is very friendly and very helpful. Thank you!
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Michael 2020-04-29 via Google
My wife was hospitalized for over three weeks. When she was discharged from the hospital I needed help at home. I called 24 Hour Home Care on a Saturday and by Monday I had an excellent caregiver helping out. They provided a caregiver for two weeks while my wife was recuperating. I couldn’t have done it without them. They are a great company with excellent people. I recommend them highly.
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Monique 2020-04-13 via Google
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Sylvia 2020-04-13 via Google
24-hour care keeps me working I get to care for the elderly which is very rewarding for me.

The Most Trusted Caregivers

The success of our clients and company is entirely dependent on the quality of our Caregivers. We make certain to find and provide our senior clients with the industry’s best caretakers so that have a positive in-home care experience. We submit all of our Caregivers through nation-wide background checks, assessment tests, and verify multiple references. All of our Caregivers are required to be compassionate, reliable, experienced, and above all else, TRUSTWORTHY. We understand that you are entrusting your loved one’s home and well-being with our company, things we take more than just seriously.

24 Hour Home Care® is committed to improving the lives of our senior clients. By assisting seniors with their daily living activities, we are able to keep them at home where they are comfortable and allow them to thrive during this chapter of their lives. Not only do we strive to exceed customer satisfaction, we strive to exceed employee satisfaction. We want all of our Caregivers to be proud and happy to work for 24 Hour Home Care® so that they will provide the best senior home care possible!

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