Sonora, California
14570 Mono Way Ste G, Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 213-2693
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Helping Seniors recover from Pneumonia

Comfort Keepers In-Home Care in Sonora, California.

Pneumonia is an infection caused by either a bacteria or virus that affects one or both lungs. The disease can range from mild to severe, and in some cases, can be fatal. While seniors are more susceptible to contracting pneumonia, preventive strategies can help reduce the risk of contraction. Getting an annual flu shot and a pneumococcal vaccine, practicing good hand hygiene, not smoking and keeping the immune system strong can help protect against pneumonia Pneumonia recovery and risk reduction Contact us. We’re here to help. ComfortKeepers.com Pneumonia recovery and risk reduction Elevating the Human Spirit℠ Uplifting In-Home Care I ComfortKeepers.com Did you know? Seniors with pneumonia complain of fewer symptoms than younger people. Pneumonia care regimen While anyone can contract pneumonia, it is especially dangerous for seniors 65 and older. At Comfort Keepers®, our more than two decades of caring for older adults means that we have the expertise to help your clients reach full recovery while minimizing the chances for readmission. The Comfort Keepers pneumonia care regimen includes: • A post-hospital discharge home assessment, and care coordination with local home health agencies. • Daily caregiver visits to assist with activities of daily living – such as bathing, dressing and moving around the home – with special attention to home safety. • Ongoing medication reminders and assistance obtaining refills, including transportation to and from the pharmacy. • Ongoing patient monitoring, including assistance with daily temperature readings and recordings, and patient reminders to complete breathing and peak flow meter exercises. • Daily nutrition assistance that includes grocery shopping, meal preparation of specialty diets and encouragement and monitoring of proper fluid intake. A holistic approach Interactive Caregiving™ is our approach to elevating home care with compassion by focusing on the mind, body, nutrition, and safety of our clients. When our Comfort Keepers plan a day’s activities, they keep these four mainstays in mind. For clients diagnosed with pneumonia, our Comfort Keepers® can provide them with the support they need as they recover. Caregivers work together with our clients during the convalescence stage and beyond, helping them regain their ability to accomplish tasks, which stirs memories, stimulates thought, and builds a sense of pride. © 2020 CK Franchising, Inc. Most offices are independently owned and operated. EHSS-PNE1 0920 We help make home a sanctuary Our caregivers are trained in infectious disease control, reducing the risk of pneumonia. Comfort Keepers® focuses on care and supportive senior care services in the comfort and safety of home, where seniors are best protected while maintaining one-on one relationships. Our caregivers can provide light housekeeping and make sure that surfaces are disinfected to keep seniors healthy and prepare meals to make sure they are nourished. Our staff follows hygiene procedures directed by the CDC, including vigorous and frequent handwashing with soap and water, use of sanitizing gels (with 70% alcohol level or higher), use of disinfectant wipes to frequently wipe down surfaces, proper coughing and sneezing techniques, disposal of any items that may have virus or bacteria, and much more. Serving Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties 14570 Mono Way #G Sonora, CA 95370 (209) 532-4500 www.ComfortKeepers.com