My grandmother has some limited mobility, ever since she had a stroke the right side of her body doesn't have much strenght and can't use her right arm and her right leg cannot support her weight, meaning if she falls down she can't get up on her own. My mother brought her to live with us about a year ago and we have had to work or schedules around her so there's always someone looking after her.
My mother and brother have to gou out to work but I work from home so I'm the one who usually takes care of her when they're gone, I'm not exactly a very social person so I don't have many activities outside of the house except for the few ocassions that I do have to go to the office, and those times my mother or my brother are around to stay with my grandmother.
The thing is I've been through therapy myself for depression (long story I won't share right now) and now I'm at the point where I'm supposed to add more activities to my day to day life in order to get better and I was planning to take some classes, but this time around nobody can stay with my grandmother for at least one hour, which is the time it would take me to go back home from school and the time my brother is working and my mother has to leave for work.
Now, we tried to get some extra help with hiring another caretaker to stay with my grandmother the days I have to leave for class, but my grandmother is adamant in that she doesn't want an stranger in the house and I really don't to make her uncomfortable, now a solution she proposes is that the hour it would take to make the journey home she can spend it alone, since at that time of the day (the afternoon) she usually is lying down in bed watching tv after she already had her meal and taken her medicines. She can get up and go to the bathroom on her own, but like I said she has difficulties with her movility and she could fall down on the trip to the bathroom and wouldn't be able to get up on her own, also she's still dealing with the after effects of aphasia and she wouldn't be able to use the phone if she had to and is not strong enough to open the front door.
All that being said, it's only for an hour, it's not entirely like that something will happen in an hour, but something could happen in an hour and she has had accidents when there's people with her so I feel that maybe this is a good idea. I would really appreciate some advice.