Posts for: July, 2017
If you have an elderly parent or family member, worrying just may be your new hobby. You never know if your forgetful relative will forget to turn off the stove or neglect to eat nutritious meals. Unfortunately, there's nothing you can do but worry when you must spend eight or more hours at work every day. Senior home assistance helps relieve your concerns by providing daily care for your relative from a friendly, highly qualified caregiver. Dr. Patrick Haydel of KSI Companion Care in Houma, LA, explains how senior home assistance works.
Personal care tailored to your relative's needs
Before KSI Companion Care sends a caregiver to your relative's home, a personal care coordinator will visit the home and spend time with you and your family member. During the meeting, you'll discuss your relative's needs and preferences. Based on the conversation, the coordinator will develop a plan to address your family member's care needs.
A variety of services offered
Every Houma area client doesn't require the same level of service. You'll be able to choose the type of help your loved needs and wants. Services may include:
- Grocery shopping
- Meal planning, preparation and clean up
- Transportation to stores, social visits, church services and recreational activities
- Light housekeeping
- Pet care
- Medication reminders and assistance opening medication containers
- Errands, such as picking up prescriptions and dry cleaning
Bathroom accidents are common as we age. Sometimes, the issue is simply that arthritis or mobility issues make it difficult to manipulate clothing or reach the toilet easily. Our caregivers provide bathroom assistance and also help your family member bathe, brush his or her teeth, get dressed and transfer to and from beds and chairs.
The days can be long and lonely when you live by yourself. Caregivers provide much-needed social interaction that will help your family members remain active and engaged.
Care you can count on
Caregivers are carefully chosen based on their experience, personalities and genuine desire to help clients who need a little assistance at home. References are checked and every caregiver undergoes a thorough background check. For your peace of mind, caregivers are insured to protect you from loss.
Could your parent or family member benefit from senior home assistance? Call Dr. Haydel of KSI Companion Care in Houma, LA, at (985) 655-4444 to schedule an appointment.