Respite Care: How Can It Benefit You?

by | Jun 25, 2018 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

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We all want to be able to watch over our loved ones. However, taking care of someone is a full-time job and sometimes it can simply be impossible or even overwhelming to be a care provider while juggling other responsibilities, such as work or taking care of your kids on a daily basis. This can lead to you feeling burnt out, which can cause a reduction in the quality of care you are providing. In order to prevent this from happening, Nest & Care is an in home care in Montgomery County, Md. That offers exceptional respite care services, so what is respite care?

Basically, respite care is a service where we can have a professional and compassionate caregiver take over the care of your loved one or help you provide the care together. This can help free up time, allow you to rest, and ensure you can continue providing the best care possible because you are rested and fresh. While you are handling other responsibilities, our caregivers will actually provide the support your loved one needs in the comfort of home.

We provide a number of services through our respite care, such as personal care, homemaking, companionship, errand running, and more. Our services are tailored to the unique needs of your loved one because we are committed to helping them continue living an independent lifestyle on their own terms.

However, the primary purpose of our respite care services is to prevent a condition called caregiver burnout. This is where a caregiver simply gets exhausted or they stop caring about the level of care they are providing, or they may want to quit. We all need a vacation from time to time in order to recharge our batteries and this is what our respite care is able to provide. If you would like to find out more about our services for home health care in Rockville, Maryland and how we can serve you, please feel free to get in touch with us anytime.

Nest & Care is a dedicated in-home care in Montgomery County, MD. We provide service in Rockville, Bethesda, Silver Spring and its neighboring communities. If you’re looking for a dedicated and professional caregiver who can help a loved one for their daily needs, Nest & Care can help. We carefully match each client with the best caregiver and formulate an individualized plan that best suits the family’s needs and goals. Excellent service to our clients and families is of paramount importance to us. Call us today for your free in-home assessment by a Nest & Care Registered Nurse.

Katharina Villanueva

Katharina Villanueva

RN, BSN, CCRN-K, SCRN, CNRN, DN, CDP

Kat is the founder of Nest & Care LLC, a Private Duty In-Home Care agency providing companion care, personal care, and skilled nursing services to families in and around Montgomery County and Howard County, MD.

For the past 15 years, she has devoted her nursing career to caring for patients with Neurologic or Neurosurgical conditions in the acute, subacute and chronic phases. She worked at Keck Medical Center of USC in Los Angeles, California before moving to Maryland where she exclusively worked with patients with stroke as a stroke program coordinator at Providence Hospital.

She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines in 1998. Kat is married to Mikael, a pediatric surgeon. They have 3 boys and 3 dogs.