Approximately 5.3 million Americans have suffered a traumatic brain injury and now experience the need for long-term care to assist with daily tasks. Traumatic brain injuries can be life altering, for those who experience them as well as their families. When facing the symptoms and effects of an unexpected brain trauma, it can be difficult for all involved to readjust to daily life while coping with their new normal. In such situations, the home assistance of a skilled caregiver can aid the entire family in establishing new routines and care systems.
Home Assistance for Traumatic Brain Injury Care
A traumatic brain injury can affect cognition, motor skills, mobility, and behavior. The symptoms may range from mild to severe, and the prognosis of a traumatic brain injury is different for every patient. On the path to recovery, it is important to have a support team in place to provide comprehensive care.
With home assistance from an Independent Life Home Care caregiver, your entire family will be able to access the support services they need. We offer comprehensive traumatic brain injury care in the home; maintaining familiar surroundings may be beneficial in easing the stress and anxiety traumatic brain injury sufferers can experience. Our support services include:
• Light housekeeping, laundry services, and meal preparation
• Mobility assistance
• Safety supervision
• Cognitive stimulation
• Transportation assistance
• Assistance with necessary medical equipment
• Grooming and hygiene assistance
• Respite care for family caregivers
With the assistance of a skilled caregiver, those who have experienced one or multiple traumatic brain injuries can build new routines which will allow them to remain safe in the home while living independently. Our staff knows that the effects of a traumatic brain injury can be quite different from one case to the next, which is why we offer individualized care planning; we will meet with you and those involved with your care to assess your home care needs, and create a schedule that will allow you access to the help you need, when and where you need it.