As our loved ones age, they often need more care and assistance than they did when they were younger. Many seniors require help with activities of daily living (ADLs), such as bathing, dressing, and grooming. Others may need more complex medical care. Figuring out what type of care your elderly loved one needs can be daunting, but it’s essential to do your research so you can make sure they’re getting the best possible care.
Types of Senior Care at Arizona Homestead
There are three levels of senior care options available at Arizona Homestead, depending on your loved one’s needs.
Level One Care: Supervisory
At this level of care, our caregivers provide your loved ones with help during their daily activities. This includes helping them with meal preparation and household chores.
Under supervisory care, no hands-on personal care is needed. Your loved one will still care for themselves with one of our caregivers supervising.
Level Two Care: Personal
Under the second level of care, your loved one will receive a deeper level of help with daily activities. In addition to meal preparation, we will also provide support for basic grooming and dressing, as well as medication management and mobility assistance.
Typically, those who have full cognitive function but limited motor skills are found at this level of care. They are capable of making informed decisions but have other factors limiting their ability to care for themselves.
Level Three Care: Directed
Directed care is the highest level of care offered at Arizona Homestead. This type of care is typically given to those experiencing some level of cognitive impairment, such as dementia, Alzheimer’s, or stroke.
Directed care is best for someone who cannot make safe and reasonable decisions for themselves. At this level, full assistance can be provided for all daily activities, including mobility and transferring. Under directed care, residents are unable to fully care for themselves, so our certified caregivers help them with any task that is needed. Memory care is also offered at this level.
Figuring out what type of care your elderly loved one needs can be a challenging process. However, it’s important to do your research so you can make sure they’re getting the best possible care. There are a variety of senior care options available, depending on your loved one’s needs. Each level of care is designed to provide the best possible quality of life for residents at Arizona Homestead. By taking the time to learn about each of these options, you can make sure that your loved one receives the type of care they need.