An average of 26 percent of American adults suffer from one or more diagnosable mental health conditions; 6 percent of them are considered disabled or seriously ill due to a mental health disorder. Mental health disorders affect people of all ages. Such disorders can affect the patient as well as their family, affecting mental health as well as evoking physical symptoms. Mental illness may alter behavior, emotions, and cognition, and in some cases, patients may become homebound due to their illness.
At Independent Life Home Care, we provide in home assistance for those living with mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, autism, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and personality disorders. Caregivers support individuals throughout their treatment or recovery through managing daily activities and providing companionship.
Mental Health Care at Home
Independent Life Home Care’s qualified caregivers are available to assist those suffering from mental illnesses by providing quality care in the home. Home assistance for individuals with mental health conditions includes services such as:
• Coordinating treatment in the home
• Transportation to appointments
• Light housekeeping
• Safety supervision
• Meal preparation
• Grooming and hygiene assistance
• Respite care for family members
Home health services are available on a part time basis or through 24-hour care. Independent Life Home Care’s care plans are flexible and tailored to the individual in order to provide complete care based on each client’s needs. As needs evolve, your care plan can be altered at any time to accommodate you.
Feeling comfortable and safe can be important to the treatment of and recovery from mental health issues – Independent Life Home Care recognizes that staying in the home can help evoke those feelings, which is one reason we are committed to bringing our clients quality care wherever they are comfortable. We take great care to match each client with a caregiver they are compatible with, in order to facilitate the quality companionship that is so essential to the caregiving relationship.