When people cannot live independently one of the immediate issues that many families face is what to do with the elderly person's pets. Pets are often an important part of their owners daily routines and their constant and unconditional love is an invaluable emotional support for people who are otherwise stressed out. Here are some solutions for aged care. In home care One option is to find a carer who can visit the elderly person in their home and who are prepared to help with animal care tasks such as taking a dog for a walk or emptying the cats litter box.
- When asked where they would like to die, the majority of people say that they wish to die in their own home, as long as they aren't a burden to their own family. If you are trying to organise end of life care for a loved one here are some ways you can help. Discuss and write down an end of life plan Unfortunately, one of the things that prevents people from dying at home is loved ones calling an ambulance as soon as a medical emergency arises.
- If you have spent a long time in hospital recovering from a serious injury or accident, then you are probably extremely eager to get home, sleep in your own bed and get back to your own routines. Your doctors and loved ones may be concerned about your ability to live independently, so here are some practical things you can do to regain your independence. Purchase or hire assistive devices If you are still unsteady on your feet, or stretching to perform certain everyday tasks like getting up from a seated positon on the toilet, it can be extremely helpful to purchase or hire devices such as shower chairs or higher toilet seats.