In Home Senior Care Portland, Oregon and The Surrounding Areas
Comfort Keepers® offers a variety of customized in home senior care services to meet the unique needs of each senior. Every client or senior loved one has their own unique health care needs. The in home senior care Portland specialists meet each of those needs by providing every client with customized, caring and compassionate home health services and solutions.
Located locally, the in home senior care Portland, Or team works hard to provide you or your loved one customized in home senior health care. Your local home care services are supplied based on exactly what each client needs with a customized approach from the Portland, OR office which offers a full range of in-home companionship and personal care services. Your Keeper will provide older adults with the right amount of support from a care team of experts that working to keep clients living independently in their own homes.
Comfort Keepers® offers a variety of customized in home senior care plans providing services to meet the unique needs of each senior.
Personal Care Services
Bathing, Grooming, and Hygiene
Comfort Keepers® can help seniors feel positive about their appearance through bathing, grooming, and hygiene assistance. Bathing not only cleanses the skin but goes deeper to refresh the spirit, provide relaxation, and stimulate circulation. Our in-home caregivers are trained to lessen any embarrassment or discomfort.
Mobility assistance is another one of our home care solutions and it helps seniors maintain as active a lifestyle as possible when considering their ages, abilities, and overall health. There are many physical health benefits of keeping the senior mobile, including lowering blood pressure, improving digestion and sleep, increasing energy and stamina, and strengthening the heart. The Comfort Keepers in-home senior care Portland team has loving and compassionate that will accompany the client on short walks; while giving encouragement and reminders to complete prescribed exercises.
Transferring and Positioning
Our in-home caregivers are trained to move and place clients in the correct posture positions to promote health and safety. Proper transferring and positioning from or into beds and chairs eliminates pressure areas on the skin, reduces weakening and stiffening of muscles, and encourages proper breathing, digestion, and elimination.
Toileting and Incontinence Care
Our compassionate caregivers work to maintain the dignity and self-esteem of seniors and other adult clients as they assist with daily living activities. Through this caring approach, Our in-home senior caregivers help lessen the embarrassment clients may feel associated with incontinence and need for toileting assistance.
Feeding and Special Diet
Some clients need help feeding themselves, and the loss of independent eating can be hard to accept. Our caregivers understand this and are particularly sensitive, making the extra effort that can turn mealtime into a more enjoyable social time. In addition, Our senior caregivers will help ensure that their clients stay on prescribed diets to prevent or control a wide variety of medical conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes.
The In-Home Senior Care Portland team provides real Companionship
Conversation and Companionship
Beyond just activities of daily living, our caregivers provide clients compassionate care and companionship, for instance through social interaction and conversation or when they sit down to share a meal. Social contact such as this is proven to enhance seniors’ health, happiness, and quality of life.
Many seniors do not have the ability to shop for groceries and fix a well-balanced meal, and depending on assistance programs like Meals on Wheels can be spotty. Comfort Keepers in-home senior caregivers can prepare hot, delicious, nutritious meals based on their clients’ preferences to help them get the proper nutrition they need. Clients may help with meal preparation as their abilities permit.
The in home senior care Portland teams caring and well-trained caregivers will tend to the laundry either at their clients’ homes or a laundry facility, and will wash, dry, fold, iron, and put clothes away. We work to ensure that each client’s laundry is done according to his or her preferences.
Our light housekeeping services cover most domestic tasks and household chores. Often seniors are able and want to join their caregivers in housework, which can help them feel useful and needed. These tasks include vacuuming, dusting, sweeping and mopping floors, and cleaning bathrooms and kitchens. Please be advised that our in-home caregivers do not provide outdoor cleaning or maintenance services.
Your Portland in home senior care specialist will shop for groceries at the stores their clients prefer and run errands such as picking up prescriptions or going to the post office. Clients may choose to stay home or come along and help with shopping and errands as an excellent way to stay active and engaged. Our caregivers will use any coupons provided.
Our in-home care team can provide incidental transportation for clients, allowing them the freedom to go shopping and attend other activities or get to medical appointments, the barbershop or beauty salon, and other places the senior chooses. Getting a senior out and about is good for the senior’s mind, body, and spirit.
Although our qualified caregivers cannot administer medications, they can help ensure that clients take their own medications as prescribed. Our in-home senior care givers can assist with opening medication containers, reading labels, and reminding their clients when it is time to take a dose.
Depending on the client’s needs, the in-home senior care Portland caregivers provide care for just a few hours a week or provide full-time, in-home care. Through our 24-hour senior care service, a team of Comfort Keepers caregivers and staff coordinates caregiving responsibilities in shifts. This offers clients and their families full-time peace of mind.