4 Advantages of Choosing Professional Respite Care Services

Whether you’re a caregiver for a family member, loved one, neighbor or other person, it’s a very demanding emotional and physical job with long, unpredictable hours. On top of that, caregivers often also have to care for their own families and careers. Respite care services can lend a valuable helping hand. Here are just some of the many advantages:

1. Ease recovery from hospitalization easy: If your loved one has recently undergone surgery or hospitalization, they’ll need more help than usual in order to recover and heal. Respite care services can manage complex health issues and deliver short term rehabilitation that will get them the highest quality healthcare and promote a faster recovery.

2. Permit vacation time: For caregivers with loved ones that can’t or don’t enjoy travel, family vacations can be a nightmare to plan. Responsible, highly skilled respite caregivers can ensure that the same high level of care is delivered to your loved one while you are away — giving you both peace-of-mind.

3. Give professional care a try: If caregiving is stretching you thin and your family member is unsure if assisted living is right for them, then booking a respite stay is a great way to see if the facility is a good fit. This will give them a no-pressure introduction to the community and a chance to see how enjoyable senior living can be!

4. Avoid burnout: Caregiver burnout is a very real and serious issue, both for caregivers and their loved ones. Family caregivers need to rest, relax and rejuvenate in order to deliver the level of care their loved one requires. Taking a break to deal with other matters in your life or just to free up your time becomes guilt-free when you choose professional respite care services.

Compassionate, skilled respite care services in Gloucester County, New Jersey

United Methodist Communities at Pitman is dedicated to high quality respite care services that deliver both individualized care as well as companionship in a secure and nurturing environment. With a welcoming atmosphere and a lively senior and staff community, your loved one will be in the best possible hands while enjoying their stay with us.
In addition to respite care services, we also offer , assisted living, hospice and long term care, and memory support services to individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

For more information on United Methodist Communities at Pitman please contact us today and visit us for a personal tour.