Comfort Keepers® is united by a common goal. That goal is to provide the best in-home caregiving services to aging seniors who wish to maintain their independence. Everyone from administrative assistants to home health aides at Comfort Keepers is committed to making this goal a reality. In doing so, they care for each client with the respect and dignity we would provide members of their own families. In fact, many of their independent owners have been drawn to Comfort Keepers as a result of their their experiences in caring for a loved one.
At a time when seniors feel as if their independence is slipping away, they strive to provide high quality in-home caregiving services that give seniors the opportunity to continue living in the comfort of their own home. After all, there is no place like home.
Their in-home senior caregiving services provide a wide range of assistance with day-to-day tasks that help seniors continue living their independent lifestyle. Experienced caregivers can help with everything from light housekeeping and grooming, to meal preparation, prescription reminders, and running errands.
They understand that in-home senior care is not a "one size fits all" solution. Everyone has unique needs that need to be met in order to continue to live safely at home.
All services provided by Comfort Keepers can be tailored to meet the specific needs of their clients. Each client is treated with the dignity, respect, compassion, and care they deserve.
Using their unique Interactive Caregiving™ system, each of their caregivers is given the resources he or she needs to provide essential personal care and engaged companionship that forms positive, trusting relationships with their clients. By forming trusting relationships, they are able to heighten and improve every aspect of their clients' life – whether it be physical, mental, or emotional.
Comfort Keepers is honored to provide the aging senior community with the opportunity to live happy, fulfilling independent lives.
Grooming, and Hygiene
Comfort Keepers’ goal is to assist their clients with their personal care routines so they can look and feel their best. Studies have proven how effective and positive it is for seniors to have regular hygiene and grooming. For clients who fear falling while bathing, or have physical or cognitive limitations that make bath-time difficult, their caregivers are there to help. They can assist with shampooing, shaving (with an electric shaver), hair combing and styling, and other grooming needs.
Remaining active in your golden years is one of the best ways to maintain the quality of life. Their caregivers help seniors remain active by assisting them in getting from place to place in comfort and safety.
Transferring and Positioning
One of their top priorities is helping their clients move around their homes. This may include getting in and out of bed, chairs, and wheelchairs. Proper transferring and positioning can contribute to reducing bedsore risks. This also helps reduce muscle atrophy, while encouraging proper breathing and digestion. It can also lower the risk of falls and injuries, as well as keep their clients as comfortable as possible.
Toileting and Incontinence Care
They understand the sensitive nature of toileting and incontinence care for their clients. Without proper help, seniors can face many issues. These may include skin infections, unpleasant odors, and general hygiene problems. Their caregivers offer compassionate, dignified help with these personal aspects of daily living.
Maintaining a healthy, nutritious diet can impact well-being and vitality across the board. In fact, many of their seniors have prescribed meal plans they must stick to for health reasons. Whether you’re looking for help adhering to a special diet or just want to improve nutrition, their caregivers can help. They also provide companionship, turning meals into social time by engaging with seniors while they eat. The positive environment helps them feel more relaxed. Supervision also makes certain your loved ones get proper nourishment.
Their caregivers help certain clients stay on prescribed diets to prevent or control a wide variety of medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Their caregivers also help clients eat nutritious menus to promote disease prevention, healing, and healthy living. They make an extra effort to turn meals into enjoyable social time by engaging their clients in conversation over food.
In-Home Companionship and Care Services
Conversation and Companionship
Studies prove that seniors who stay social and engaged have a better quality of life. They also have a lower tendency to develop depression and general cognitive decline. Their caregivers provide friendly company, conversation, and mealtime companionship — a fantastic way to keep your loved ones engaged and upbeat.
Daily tasks, like meal preparation, can be a lot of work for seniors. Their caregivers step in and help in the kitchen when needed. They cook hot and wholesome meals to meet nutritional and dietary needs.Your loved ones are always welcome to work alongside their caregiver during meal prep. This time spent working together is an excellent opportunity for social interaction and conversation.
Their caregivers can take care of all laundry needs, either in the home or at a nearby laundromat. These services may include washing, drying, ironing, and putting clean laundry away.
Their caregivers are available to provide light housekeeping. Their services include vacuuming, dusting, sweeping, mopping, cleaning bathrooms (sinks, tubs, showers, and toilets), cleaning kitchens (sinks, appliances, counters, and taking out the trash), straightening all rooms, organizing closets and drawers, and cleaning any interior windows reachable without a ladder.
Getting around can be difficult for seniors, especially if they are unable to drive. Their caregivers take care of this problem by running around for you. This can include grocery shopping and other errands, such as stopping at the pharmacy or post office. Your loved ones are welcome to stay home or come along for the ride as a way to stay active.
Being out and about benefits a senior’s mind, body, and spirit. It's an integral part of Comfort Keepers’ Interactive Caregiving. For older adults unable to drive, their caregivers provide transportation incidental to other services, such as medical appointments, barber shops, beauty salons, and shopping. Just about anywhere your senior wants to go, their caregivers can help them get there.
Although their caregivers cannot administer medications, they can assist in ensuring that clients take their medication as prescribed. Their caregivers can help with opening medication containers, reading labels, and reminding the client when it is time for the next dose.
Paying particular attention to grooming can help a senior feel and look better. As a person ages, grooming can sometimes present physical challenges. Their caregivers assist clients with shampooing, shaving, hair combing and styling, and other grooming needs so seniors can look and feel their best.
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Although their caregivers do not dispense medication, they are still able to assist with medications. This includes providing reminders of when to take their next dose, as well as opening containers and reading labels. These helpful reminders safeguard that your loved ones are taking their medications as prescribed.
Their caregivers work closely with seniors to provide in-home care. This allows them to remain in their homes for as long as possible. It also ensures they are well taken care of, from grooming to household chores. Having their caregivers in your home is an excellent way to balance the wants and needs of aging seniors.