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Aged care – The right time to move into an aged care facility

The decision to move into an aged care facility is always one of the most difficult subjects to bring up with your loved ones. The most common question is when is the right time to consider moving into an aged care facility? The best time is when your elderly loved one require minimal care which can make the transition relatively smooth.

Ensure that you offer enough options to your loved ones so that they can choose the best aged care facility which can provide services and care they are looking for. Some of the common signs to look out for are Memory loss, physical impairment, Difficulty in maintaining the house, Changes in personality, decreased hygiene practices, feeling lonely etc.

Make the entire process enjoyable and stress free for your loved one so that the transition phase looks less difficult to them. The transition to an aged care facility is definitely an important change which may need countless discussions with your elderly loved one.