At Home Elderly Care Reduces Fall Risk in Plymouth, MI
Falls will be reduced, or avoided entirely with the help of elderly care services from Comfort Keepers of Plymouth, MI
Even if your senior loved one seems healthy and vital, it is important to prevent falls before they happen. Anyone who has elderly loved ones knows all too well that falls are particularly dangerous for seniors. Falls can lead to serious injuries and can hinder a loved one’s mobility or motor skills. Therefore, it’s important to take the necessary precautions to prevent falls whenever possible.
Keeping the home clean and free of clutter and other obstacles will keep seniors safe and help to prevent falls. Our at home elderly care services provide you with trained caregivers who will assess your loved one’s living conditions and propose solutions to eliminate potential risk factors and create a safer living environment.
Such solutions include:
- Reducing clutter
- Removing loose rugs or carpet runners
- Moving large or out of place furniture
- Removing footstools or other low-sitting furniture
- Adding railings to staircases
- Adding without assist railings or handlebars to bathrooms
- Adding a shower seat
Reducing Falls & Increasing Peace of Mind
Hiring a senior caregiver means providing your aging parent with the assistance he or she needs to keep them happy and safe. When your senior loved one has more help at home, they are less likely to fall over an obstacle or fall trying to complete basic household tasks.
In addition to keeping seniors physically safe, our at home caregivers will spend time getting to know seniors to ensure they are happy as well. We pride ourselves on forming relationships and creating lasting bonds with senior clients; we will share meals with them, make conversations, watch TV, take walks or even go on outings together.
If you want to find out more about how Comfort Keepers of Plymouth elderly care will keep your loved one safe call us today at (734) 203-0015.