For many elderly people, and also for people with disabilities, the idea of institutionalisation is not an attractive one. For those who choose not to move into care facilities and homes, it is often necessary to secure a live-in nurse or carer who is responsible for tending to her charge's nutritional, safety and health requirements around the clock.
In order to find a suitable carer, it will be necessary for you to contact a live in care agency More information here about care Organisations of this kind specialise in joining the disabled or elderly person with professional carers especially qualified to meet his or her needs. This person will live in their charge's home, and will be available at almost any time to help with whatever requirements he or she may have.
An agency will, for example, also be able to supply you with a professional nurse, should you need one. With this level of qualification, your carer will be able to administer medication and deal with complex health requirements that perhaps a helpful loved one would not be able to manage. (more...)