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… Continue Reading 7 Ways to Help a Child with Autism Thrive
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… Continue Reading 4 Tips for Providing Home Care for Cerebral Palsy
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… Continue Reading Does My Child Qualify for Pediatric Homecare Services?
More than 200,000 individuals are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) each year. According to Autism Speaks, children can be diagnosed with ASD as early as 2 years old, but some receive a diagnosis after the age of 4 (sometimes even later than that). And although there is a lot of information and studies being… Continue Reading FAQs about Autism: What Family Caregivers Need to Know
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)… Continue Reading Help Spread Autism Awareness This April
Best Home Care is a trusted resource for providing quality homecare services in St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN. By striving to support both client and caregiver, we understand that a healthy relationship between the two groups is essential. That’s why an important part of our mission is matching the right clients with the right caregivers.… Continue Reading A PCA’s Guide to Dealing with Difficult Clients
At Best Home Care, our home health agency respects, values, and consistently goes the extra mile for our clients and their families. And we strive to inform families throughout the Twin Cities area about all the amazing benefits of home healthcare services for individuals in need of support, such as home care for the elderly,… Continue Reading The Benefits of Home Care Services for Autistic Children
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… Continue Reading Homecare Services for Children with Autism
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… Continue Reading Is a Pet Right for Your Homecare Patient?
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… Continue Reading Filling Gaps in Home Care: Connecting Recipients with Passionate Caregivers