Comfort Keepers Senior Home Care in Council Bluffs, IA
At Comfort Keepers in Council Bluffs, IA, we are committed to helping you, and your aging loved one. Our team of motivated caregivers and care coordinators will create customized care plans that ensure your beloved family member's quality care. Our goal is to keep your loved one at home as long as possible and to take some of the responsibility off of your shoulders.
If you are located in Council Bluffs, IA, or one of the surrounding areas and seek in-home senior care for your parent or grandparent, Comfort Keepers can help. Call our office today at (712) 256-5800 to schedule a consultation or to speak with one of our care coordinators.
Senior Home Care Services in Council Bluffs
At Comfort Keepers, we recognize caring for an elderly loved one can be taxing and overwhelming. With that being said, some seniors don’t want to relocate to a nursing facility and want to remain at home, thus putting the responsibility of care on children and grandchildren. However, children and grandchildren may not have the time to care for their aging loved one or not know how to care for them properly. If this is something you're’ dealing with, Comfort Keepers Council Bluffs may be the solution you have been looking for.
Comfort Keepers of Council Bluffs takes pride in providing customized care for all clients, no matter how complex their needs may be. From essential grooming and bathing assistance to Alzheimer’s and dementia care, our caregivers will be there for you and your loved one. Below are some of the specific services that our caregivers are specially trained in.
- Incontinence Care
- Hygiene, Bathing & Grooming Care for Seniors
- Mobility Home Care
- Grocery Shopping, Housekeeping, & Errands Assistance
- Respite Care
- End of Life Care & Hospice Support
- Alzheimer's & Dementia Care
- Senior Care After Surgery
- 24-Hour Senior Care
Interactive Caregiving for Council Bluffs Seniors
Our caregivers will assist clients with their daily needs and focus on elevating their spirit. Our caregivers will do more than just care for your loved one; they will create a personal and compassionate relationship with him or her, following a methodology we like to call Interactive Caregiving.
As seniors age, they typically begin to feel lonely; Comfort Keepers of Council Bluffs will make sure this doesn't become a reality for your loved one. All of our caregivers will become deeply invested in your loved one’s physical, emotional, and mental well-being and will go above and beyond to provide quality conversation and engagement.
24-Hour Senior Care in Council Bluffs
Seniors in Council Bluffs that require around the clock care can significantly benefit from the services that Comfort Keepers has to offer. Our 24-hour care in Council Bluffs can help seniors who:
Require transportation assistance
Experience feelings of loneliness
Sleepwalk or wander
Need help with personal care
Wake up frequently in the middle of the night
Require mobility assistance
Senior Hygiene Care Services
Some aging adults require grooming, bathing, and toileting assistance. Our caregivers will assist your loved one in completing his or her personal hygiene tasks safely.
End of Life Care Support for Your Senior
When a loved one is diagnosed with a terminal illness or given a life expectancy, it’s hard on the entire family. Caring for your loved one as the end of his or her life is approaching can be a mentally, emotionally, and physically exhausting task. Comfort Keepers can offer you, and your aging loved one with immense support during this difficult time with end of life care. In addition to providing care for your loved one, our caregivers will also help you around the house and offer emotional and moral support.
Comfort Keepers in Council Bluffs can work in partnership with a hospice service and offer support and assistance to your family even after your loved one has passed away.
Dementia/Alzheimers Aid in Council Bluffs
Our caregivers are exceptionally trained at providing Alzheimer’s or dementia care in Council Bluff. We understand that caring for an elderly person with either one of these debilitating illnesses can be a challenge and can get in the way of your own daily tasks and responsibilities. Comfort Keepers can help.
We will assist your family member who is dealing with Alzheimers and dementia right in the comfort of his or her home. Our caregivers are knowledgeable when it comes to handling all Alzheimer’s and dementia behaviors and will be able to offer support for both you and your loved one.
Respite Care for Family Caregivers
Comfort Keepers of Council Bluff, IA offers respite care for seniors who need care for only a short time. Some seniors only need care right after a medical procedure or surgery, or when their current caregiver is away or needs a break.
Seniors that utilize respite care after a medical procedure or surgery will heal and recuperate faster while getting the assistance they need. Similarly, seniors who use respite care when their caregiver cannot care for them will remain comfortable and happy despite the circumstances.
It’s common for seniors not to get around the way they used to, making the act of driving a car a challenging one. Similarly, some seniors may not feel comfortable driving a car anymore and may not have anyone to drive them to the places they need to go. Comfort Keepers Council Bluffs offers a solution to these issues with our outstanding senior transportation services. Our caregivers provide incidental transportation services, which include transportation to:
Hospital or doctor visits
Grocery store/ other stores seniors need to go to when running errands
Family parties and events
Social calendar events
Community meetings and events
With that being said, Comfort Keepers is a proud partner of Lyft. Featuring on-demand ride services, Lyft is a simple, safe, and reliable solution for aging adults in Council Bluffs that do not drive. Seniors can ride with their caregivers or request a ride at any time of day or night after contacting the Comfort Keepers Council Bluffs office. After a senior reaches out to our office, our care coordinators will coordinate with Lyft to ensure safe and reliable transportation for the senior.
It’s important to point out that all drivers must pass a rigorous background check, vehicle inspection and possess a good driving record before becoming a Lyft driver affiliated with Comfort Keepers Council Bluffs.
Meet Our Team of Dedicated Caregivers in Council Bluffs, IA
Whether you are looking for a career in caregiving or you want to know the kind of people that will be caring for your beloved family member, here are some quick facts about Comfort Keepers Bluffs' caregivers.
All of our caregivers are LPNs (licensed practical nurses) or RNs (registered nurses)
Each one of our caregivers must complete extensive training before working with clients
Caregivers in Council Bluffs are given a competitive salary along with full benefits if he or she is a full-time employee
Caregivers have room to grow in this industry and have the chance to receive bonuses and promotions
Our caregivers have the option to continue furthering their knowledge in the caregiving industry with various classes and workshops offered through Comfort Keepers
All of our caregivers are motivated and compassionate employees
Our caregivers are dedicated to helping clients and families with various tasks both in and out of the home
Keep Your Senior Loved One Safe During COVID-19 with Home Care
During these trying times, our caregivers will do all they can to keep your loved one safe and healthy. In addition to our strict sanitation enforcement, our caregivers are also following updates and procedures from the CDC, State Department of Health, local and county authorities, and the Home Care Association of America. Likewise, our offices complete certifications for all caregivers and clients. This certification confirms that all parties complying with CDC guidelines have not been in any high-risk situations. Some other ways that Comfort Keepers in Council Bluffs will keep your loved one safe during the COVID-19 pandemic include:
All caregivers will wear a mask
Each caregiver is trained in infectious disease control
If any of our staff show signs of COVID-19, we will report and quarantine as necessary, abiding by state and national guidelines
All caregivers will frequently wash their hands, use disinfectant gel, wipe down surfaces with disinfectant wipes, and dispose of any items that could contain the virus or other bacteria
We want to keep clients and their families safe during these uncertain times and are prepared to do all we can to make that goal a reality.