7 Ways to Help a Child with Autism Thrive

April 18, 2020By Best CareHome Care, Pediatric Home Care

Let’s #CelebrateDifferences in honor of National Autism Awareness Month! According to Autism Speaks, “Autism refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication.” There are many subtypes of ASD. Autism isn’t a single condition but a series of behaviors or cognitive challenges that affect each … Read More

4 Tips for Providing Home Care for Cerebral Palsy

March 26, 2020By Best CarePediatric Home Care

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a broad term for a group of disorders that cause weakness or problems using muscles. It’s also the most prevalent motor disability in childhood. When CP causes more severe symptoms, a child may require special equipment in order to walk. Others may have more mild CP, requiring fewer accommodations.  While no … Read More

Does My Child Qualify for Pediatric Homecare Services?

May 24, 2019By Best CarePediatric Home Care

Being a parent is a life-changing responsibility that presents both joyful and stressful challenges. If your child has special needs or is living with a medical condition that requires round-the-clock care, the role of parenting can quickly become overwhelming—especially if you have other children in your family to support. According to the National Organization on … Read More

Help Spread Autism Awareness This April

April 5, 2019By Best CarePediatric Home Care

April is National Autism Awareness month, and if you’re a family caregiver or personal care assistant (PCA), you’ll want to help spread the word in your community. But before you can educate others or care for a loved one living autism, you first need to have a solid understanding on what ASD (autism spectrum disorder) … Read More

Homecare Services for Children with Autism

April 19, 2018By Best CareHome Care, Pediatric Home Care

Often, discussion around quality homecare services focuses on seniors. While seniors may be the demographic most associated with home healthcare, a personal care assistant can be extremely supportive for many people, including those with developmental or behavioral conditions. April is Autism Awareness Month. If you have a loved one living with autism or caring for … Read More

Is a Pet Right for Your Homecare Patient?

February 16, 2018By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

Best Home Care specializes in helping seniors and persons with disabilities or special needs find their ideal homecare services. With our expertise, network, and resources, we can assist in helping you find the best home healthcare services in Minnesota. Among other benefits, personal care assistants can provide friendship and company to their patients. However, there … Read More

Filling Gaps in Home Care: Connecting Recipients with Passionate Caregivers

February 9, 2018By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

Home care is essential for many disabled, elderly, and chronically ill people who need assistance with daily living. In-home care also helps people with special needs maintain some independence and continue living in their communities. However, despite the crucial nature of this service, there are currently not enough home care workers to fulfill the demand … Read More