M.G knew she needed help when she had an adverse reaction to mixed up medication and everyday tasks became difficult.
‘I realised I was getting old, things I could do every day became a task, which upset me a lot and generally would have me end up in tears about things that would never normally get me down’
Older people are more likely to be on high risk medication and so maintaining the correct dosages for is essential to minimising health risks. In a study done by the Centre for Disease Control, ‘people 65 and older have double the risk of having to go to the emergency room because of reactions to drugs.’
Based on positive recommendations and reviews M.G’s daughter sought the help of Premier Care to care for her Mother. Like many who seek home care M.G was at first was uneasy and felt embarrassed for needing extra help.