The face of health care is changing for many reasons. Two predominant reasons are the increase in number of senior citizens requiring care, and the movement of government funds from residential and acute care to support more home care needs. Residential Care Facilities relying on government funding have had to reduce their staff levels. This increases the workload and is putting a greater strain on the staff, which ultimately affects the day-to- day care of you, the senior. Hiring a companion helps relieve the stress on the care home staff and can also improve your quality of life, because you are getting the dedicated help you need.
4. Why should I pay for extra help when I’m already in a care home with nurses, and care aides?