In Home Care Services in Delaware County and Surrounding Areas
Comfort Keepers® offers a variety of customized living at home senior care services to meet the unique needs of each senior in communities in Springfield, PA, and surrounding areas.
Every client has unique care needs and situations, so each Comfort Keepers® office offers a full range of in-home companionship and personal care services to provide seniors with the right amount of support for independent living at home. Some individuals need assistance with showering, toileting, meal preparation and several other daily tasks while others other need minimal assistance such as light housekeeping for seniors and escort to doctor office or grocery shopping.
Personal In /home Care Services in Springfield, PA, and surrounding areas
Bathing, Showering, Incontinence, Grooming, and Hygiene Help
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 Comfort Keepers are trained at the time of orientation using a hospital bed, walker, wheelchair how to assist our clients safely in and out of the bathroom and shower. They are also provided with training on how to decrease anxiety and lessen the stress of the undressing and modesty.
Mobility assistance 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. Comfort Keepers can also accompany the client on a short walk, and provide encouragement and reminders to complete prescribed exercises.
Transferring and Positioning
Comfort Keepers 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. It is a critical aspect of in home care services for those with limited mobility.
Toileting and Incontinence Care
Our Comfort Keepers 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, Comfort Keepers help lessen the embarrassment clients may feel associated with incontinence and need for toileting assistance.
Feeding and Special Diet for Seniors
Some clients need help feeding themselves, and the loss of independent eating can be hard to accept. Our Comfort Keepers understand this and are particularly sensitive, making the extra effort that can turn mealtime into a more enjoyable social time. In addition, Comfort Keepers 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.
In-Home Care, Sitter Service or Facility Companionship
Conversation and Companionship
Our Comfort Keepers provide clients companionship, for instance through 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. Have a loved one in a nursing home and you would like for him to her to be more engaged in activities or at mealtime? Hire Comfort Keepers to provide an aide to go in and take your loved one to the activities or dining room. Comfort Keepers provides Interactive Caregiving Services.
Many seniors do not have the ability to shop for groceries and fix a well-balanced meal. Comfort Keepers 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. We encourage our families to provide us with detailed information regarding food allergies, special meal planning and/or a loved one's favorite foods.
Our Comfort Keepers 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. 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 care services do not include outdoor cleaning or maintenance.
Drivers for Seniors - Grocery Shopping/Errands
Comfort Keepers will shop for groceries at the stores with their clients or without if needed. Escorted by caregiver our 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 the shopping and errands as an excellent way to stay active and engaged. Comfort Keepers will use any coupons provided. All transportation services must be accompanied by one other service. Comfort Keepers cannot provide taxi services such as drop off and pick up.
Incidental Transportation for Seniors
Our Comfort Keepers 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. All transportation is escorted which is the process of assisting client out of the car, walking with or assisting client into doctor's office or with shopping, returning to the car and assisting into the car and placing items in the car and returning home where items such as grocery bags are carried in by the Comfort Keepers caregiver. Any transportation must be accompanied with another task such as assistance with unloading groceries. Comfort Keepers cannot provide taxi services such as pick up and drop off services.
Medication Reminders, Medication Reminder Machines
Although Comfort Keepers cannot administer medications, they can help ensure that clients take their own medications as prescribed. Our Comfort Keepers can assist with opening medication containers, reading medication labels, and remind their clients when it is time to take a dose. If you loved one is in need of reminders at times when a caregiver is not present, consider the Med Minder unit. For more information on Med Minder, click here.
24-Hour Care and Live-In Care
Depending on the client’s needs, Comfort Keepers can provide care for just a few hours a week or provide full-time, in home care services. 24-hour care consists of scheduled caregivers around the clock to address the needs of clients who are awake at night due to physical illness or memory impairment. Live-In services are provided to those clients who sleep through the night and do not require assistance during the overnight. Please call our office to discuss your needs or if you have any further questions on how to find the best in-home care and companionship for your loved ones.