Contacting the Elder Care Agency When You Notice a Problem in Indianapolis, IN

You don’t ever want to think about your aging loved ones being in any form of danger, or receiving less than the best care possible. Unfortunately, when you are trusting another person to provide care for your aging loved ones, there’s always a chance that the person that you hire will not provide the type of care that you desire for your loved ones.

Elder Care in Indianapolis, INThis doesn’t mean that you need to completely abandon the idea of home care for the elderly. Elderly home care can be incredibly beneficial thing both for you and for your aging loved one. Not only does it give you the opportunity to focus on your own life and the things that you need to do outside of caring for your loved ones, but it also provides both of you a break so you are able to nurture your relationship as parent and child rather than as senior and caregiver.

If you do notice that there is a problem with the home elder care provider that is been assigned to your aging loved one, don’t hesitate to contact the elderly health care agency immediately. This agency is in place in order to provide a valuable service to seniors, and it is their responsibility to make sure that the care providers they employ are of the highest quality and provide care that is compassionate, dignified and respectful.

If at any point the care provider that is caring for your aging loved one fails in her responsibilities, you have the right and the obligation to protect your aging loved one by contacting the agency to discuss your concerns. Be open and honest with the supervisor, leaving out any judgments or accusations unless you have clear and quantifiable evidence of a serious problem. Simply discuss the concerns that you have and any recommendations for changes that would make you more comfortable.

Remember, you are not obligated to the elder care provider. This person is coming into your home to provide a service, and if she is failing, you have the right to replace her with someone with whom you feel more comfortable so that you are confident that your aging loved one is receiving the care that he needs and deserves.

The caregivers at Great Care are available to talk with you and your family about all of your senior care needs. Great Care is an elder care agency providing quality and affordable elder care in Indianapolis, IN and the surrounding areas. Call (317) 595-9933 for more information.

About Julie Sullivan

Julie Sullivan is the Owner at GreatCare of Indianapolis IN.
GreatCare is a licensed, personal services agency, providing in-home care services to the Indianapolis, Indiana and surrounding areas. We serve the personal health and daily care needs of seniors or individuals who prefer to stay at home, but require assistance with everyday activities, such as dressing, personal hygiene, meal preparation, laundry or errands. Our team of certified nurse aids and home health aids can provide you with personalized, in-home care services to meet your needs, including:
Daytime hourly in-home care
Temporary or post-hospital respite care
24-hour, around-the-clock home care
Morning and evening care
Overnight / Slumber care
In addition, we offer our Care Compass service, to assist in setting the course for the next stage in your loved ones life. We guide you through the currents of aging, and help you find your true north. Our licensed nurses, with experience in hospice and geriatric care, will help guide you through the complex and often sensitive journey of selecting an in-home care service, and will provide a smooth transition to a new way of life for your loved one, without the anxiety and fear.

Our current nursing and management team has more than 75 years of combined experience in the home healthcare services industry. All of our caregivers are bonded, insured and screened thoroughly, so you know you’ll be receiving the greatest care possible. That’s why we stand by our mission: to deliver the same, quality care we expect for ourselves and our loved ones.