5 Things You Didn’t Know About Professional Senior Care

13 April, 2021  ·  Less than a minute read

Making the transition from living at home to entering full-time care can be daunting, but there’s so much more to professional senior care than many people think. Carers endeavour to tailor their service to each individual, and most care homes encourage socialising through welcoming visitors regularly.

 

CHD Living care homes are designed to feel like a home-from-home, with elegant interiors and beautiful gardens to greet new residents, and carers encouraging residents to live as independently as possible.

 

1.      Specialised care is the way forward

Rather than a one-size fits all approach, care homes are placing higher importance on specialised care. The demand for more diverse and person-centred care has seen an increase, and this has resulted in carers providing more tailored care to patients with dementia, in addition to those who have sustained physical injuries.

 

2.     Each care community is unique

You may not be surprised to learn that the older generation is living longer than ever, and life expectancy is beginning to rise. In response, care institutions across the world are becoming more developed and creating their own distinctive communities, transforming into places that the elderly can continue to live an independent lifestyle whilst having access to on-site care.

 

At CHD Living, our hydrotherapy facilities, cinema room and designated social areas allow residents to continue enjoying their favourite activities.

 

3.     You can find a place to suit your level of care

Not every care institution offers the same levels of care. Some offer lighter care services, whilst others are catered towards those who no longer have the ability to live independently.

 

At CHD living, our care properties are designed to suit differing needs; some are more tailored towards mental health care, whilst others assist with physical rehab.

 

4.     You can continue to enjoy a social and active lifestyle

These days, care homes are encouraging their residents to live as independently as possible, since being healthy is linked to self-dependence. Depending on the care home and its level of care, the establishment will have a range of on-site facilities that allow the residents to continue taking part in their hobbies.

 

At CHD Living, our properties provide residents with spa facilities, tailored activities and outings, hairdressing facilities and a personal computer – just to name a few.

 

5.     There are two main types of care home

Generally, care homes are separated into two different types: residential and nursing. Residential care offers accommodation, and is more suited to those who have the ability to live independently, with a carer who provides a helping hand with daily activities. Nursing care, on the other hand, offers higher levels of support and provides specialised care to those with disabilities or specific needs.

 

At CHD Living, our properties vary in the type and level of care provided, so there’s always a care home to suit your loved one. To find out more about professional senior care at CHD Living, or to speak to a member of our team, please click here.

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