In Home 24-Hour Senior Care
by Comfort Keepers of Portage,MI
If you or your elderly loved one need round the clock care to recover from an illness or to regain your strength after an injury or surgery, temporary full time care can make it easier to recover and remain at home.
Maintaining Activities of Daily Living and Quality of Life
Activities of Daily Living (ADL's) include eating, bathing, dressing, toileting and maintaining continence, and transferring or walking. For seniors with temporary challenges including physical strength or those with permanent challenges such as limited vision, many of these basic activities can be difficult and dangerous.
Whether your loved one is recovering from an accident, a major health event or simply wants to stay in their home - as the basic daily activities become more challenging, the quality caregiving available from our dedicated and well-trained home health aides will ensure all the pertinent aspects of your loved ones ADL's are addressed.
How We Can Help:
1) food preparation and taking meals together
2) medication reminders
3) exercise as recommended by their physical therapist or occupation therapist
4) monitoring of skin condition and any bathing and grooming assistance needed
5) help in avoiding falls and assistance in transferring from bed to assistive or rehabilitive devices
6) help with toileting and maintaining continence, as well as other personal care challenges
Getting Out and About
Other assistance will include outings including trips to the grocery store, pharmacy and Doctor's visits. As tolerated and recommended, visiting favorite places out in the community or simply enjoying a drive through the beautiful countryside around Portage can be a great way for your elderly loved one to remain both mentally and physically active.
Socializing With At Home Care Providers
Sharing meals and catching up on favorite radio broadcasts or television shows will be a wonderful way for your elder loved one to build rapport and a friendship with their skilled professional caregiver.
In addition, while at home your loved one will be encouraged to enjoy movies, reminiscing, jigsaw puzzles, scrapbooking and other enjoyable activities with their caregiver for both memory building and dementia monitoring if needed.
The Benefits of Respite Caregiving
If you have been the primary caregiver for your elderly loved one, our 24-hour care service can give you a much needed break. Many children, caring for an elderly parent, find themselves unable to take enough of a break to recharge their own batteries and can work themselves into an illness or an injury trying to care for everyone else. Whether you need to schedule a vacation or require emergency assistance, contact us at (269) 375-5466 and talk to one of our scheduling professionals to set up coverage immediately.
We Can Help Anywhere
If your elderly loved one is currently in a long-term care facility and is struggling with the transition or simply wants to get home as quickly, be aware that our caregivers can work both in caregiving facilities as well as the home. The peace of mind of your loved one is paramount, so if one-to-one care from our staff can move your loved one home sooner, contact us.
Comfort Keepers of Portage caregivers provide expert 24-hour in home care and senior care services for Portage and the following cities in Michigan:
Kalamazoo, Portage, Mattawan and Paw Paw, Richland including the Gull Lake area, Schoolcraft, Battle Creek, Bangor, Bloomingdale, Decatur and Grand Junction.