Elderly care simply means the fulfillment of the various needs of the senior citizens of a society. It’s very important to give great attention to take care of our senior generation. These needs include all physical, mental, social and spiritual needs. Apart from these need there are other various needs which includes assisted living, adult day care, long term care, nursing homes and home care.
Assisted living residence could be simply defined as a place which provides shelter to elderly or disabled people who cannot perform their daily activities alone. These residencies are equipped with various aged care equipment that provide elders with pleasure and happiness.
Since these assisted living residencies not only comprise of elderly and italso occupies disabled people, these residencies are also equipped with quality equipments that uplift the physical, mental and social status of such people.
A nursing home is very much similar to a residence with assisted living, but a nursing home only consists of feeble adults who cannot perform their daily activities alone. These nursing homes have employed well professional people who have the ability to work with such elderly and are well equipped with nursing home furniture which provides comfort to the elderly who live in these nursing homes.
Residents of these nursing homes are also being provided with therapies that improve the physical, mental, social and spiritual health and these nursing homes are maintained with better qualities.
Adult daycare center
Adult care centers usually provide elders with many facilities. These centers do not have residential adults and the main purpose of these centers is to provide assistance to elders with respect to health, nutritional, social needs and to uplift the daily living of the elderly. These centers also carryout meaningful counseling session where elders could actively participate.
Long term care
Long term care could be simply defined as the process of looking into both medical and non medical requirements of the elderly in a long term basis. Institutions that carryout long term care of the elderly look carefully into such requirements of the elderly and take necessary steps to fulfill these requirements in proper and a managed process.
Home care provides elderly with necessary assistance at the home of the elders. In this type of care sometimes trained professionals are being hired who visit homes and provide the elderly with required facilities and look into all the requirements of them. Home care can be seen as a common type of adult care that can be seen in the modern world.