Consumer Directed Care Brooklyn allows someone you know to take care of you in your own home. 

So how much should you pay for care in your own when certain tasks become to difficult for you. How do you know what is a fair rate to pay? How do you know if you will get good service and assistance? All of these are bound to be questions you ask, if this is a choice you are about to make. 

As with any of these types of queries these days the answers can often be found online. Research companies check their reviews and ratings and prices. Choose a middle of the road company with the best reviews is often a good recommendation and can help you get the treatment you deserve.

 Sometimes joining an agency or large company can have benefits but sometimes the opposite a smaller company can give you more bespoke and individual treatment again check the online reviews.

Some people decide that they would rather have a personal assistant who aids them with their daily regimes and will take them out. Some much prefer this personal touch and find it a happy and entertaining why to spend their final years. Again, there are companies that can put you in touch with agencies that will find you assistants or even companions.

There are also many agencies now that will support a loved one or a friend and companion in supporting you. They will be your care giver and try and help with whatever they can. If they struggle they can locate and speak to professionals at these agencies who can give them advice or guidance on how the best to do things. Supporting someone who is ill and perhaps has Alzheimer’s or a terminal illness is not easy for anyone and getting support, guidance and understanding is essential for all.

This then allows the person who is being cared for the luxury of being allowed to stay in their own home with the familiar surroundings, which is beneficial for them and for their families and allow them to exist as they had been previously.  The company who supports them can offer them a wage if certain criteria are met, and through their funding package The company can also send them on training. The training can cover first aid or medication administration and it can all benefit both the carer and the one being cared for enormously.

If the caregiver is struggling and feels like giving up then the training and guidance may be just enough to encourage them to keep on going. There are also groups that will meet up where people in the same situations can discuss scenarios or generally just let off steam. There will be people there who are going through or who have been through similar things and this can be a great support in itself. 

Another massive benefit for the individual being cared for is that they can chose someone that they already know to take care of them. This saves the added inconvenience of trusting someone you do not know with intimate matters and that being someone who does not really care about you as a loved one, friend or neigbor would.