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Handy Helpers provides experienced care and support, enabling patients to reside independently in their own homes thereby improving quality of life for them and their family members in need of respite assistance.
You can now enjoy peace of mind that your loved ones are being cared for by trained, qualified and experienced professionals, who are supervised and supported by a caring management staff from Handy Helpers Home Care Solutions.
Companions give clients the freedom to live independently, to plan their own schedules around their own needs, to relax and enjoy life knowing that their health and well-being is being taken care of.
Companions provide for social interactions which helps alleviate loneliness. Companions can accompany clients to appointments, to visits with friends, on walks, to the movies or to the shops and can also read to clients and play board games with them. Whatever a client feels like doing, a companion can provide for, unlike in an assisted living facility where a patient needs to follow the facilityÃ¢ÂÂs routines.
Dementia and Alzheimer's
Dementia is the progressive decline in cognitive function due to damage or disease in the body beyond what might have been expected from normal aging.
Affected persons become disoriented in time, place and in person.
AlzheimerÃ¢ÂÂs disease is the most common form of dementia. The most recognized symptoms are memory loss, confusion, irritability and aggression, mood swings and a language breakdown, leaving a patient and their family with an extremely stressful and emotional challenge.
A caregiver can help delay the onset or reduce the severity of this degenerative disease through mental stimulation, exercise and by providing a nutritiously balanced diet.
The Handy Helpers team offers guidance and support, and provides a caring and understanding environment in which to help the whole family.
Being diagnosed with a terminal illness is extremely difficult for a patient and their family, and involves complex and immense physical, psychological, social and spiritual problems. It is essential to provide a safe way for the patient to address their physical and psychological distress.
Usually, a palliative care patient's concerns are pain, fear, loss of independence, worries about their family and feelings of becoming a burden on others. While some patients will want to discuss psychological or spiritual concerns, others will not. It is thus very important to assess each individual and his or her familyÃ¢ÂÂs need for this type of support.
Handy Helpers will work alongside your palliative care team, striving to prevent and relieve suffering and to improve quality of life.
Our goal is to empower physically and mentally disabled individuals to live full and independent lives in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes. Whether a patient suffers from a physical impairment or mental disorder, our caregivers can help enhance self-determination and self-respect by providing individualized care and support. Home based support allows for one-on-one assistance.
Some patients will require assistance with identified aspects of daily living (such as helping with transport, mobility and exercise routines), while others may require 24-hour support (such as assistance with housekeeping, laundry, cooking, bathing and toileting, grooming and dressing, medication administration and emergency monitoring).
Whatever your needs, the Handy Helpers team is here to provide tailored solutions.