Comfort Keepers Home Care is proud to provide senior care to the following areas:
80118, 80132, 80133, 80840, 80905, 80907, 80908, 80918, 80919, 80920, 80921
The Benefits of In Home Care in Woodland Park, CO
Learn more about the in home care provided by Comfort Keepers of Woodland Park, CO
Millions of American seniors are unable to accomplish their daily living tasks without help. For some, family members may be able to provide a level of support, but many others face increasing hardship as they age. Even seniors who receive family assistance often find that family caregivers get burned out and are unable to cope with the demands of long-term care, especially when dealing with chronic or progressive conditions and illnesses.
In Home Care in Woodland Park, CO
In-home care provides stand alone or tandem support for seniors who require assistance with personal care or daily living tasks. Stand alone care refers to care that is provided by a caregiver without support from family members. The caregiver works directly with the senior in order to promote independence, freedom, safety, and a high quality of life. With tandem care, a caregiver works in concert with family caregivers. Sometimes, a family member may need help with more physical tasks such as bathing, or they may simply enjoy the social aspects of having another caregiver to talk to while doing dishes, folding laundry, or preparing meals. Other times, a family caregiver can only provide care during certain hours so they "tag team" with professional care providers to ensure a senior receives a full range of support. With Comfort Keepers, all forms of home care are available from a mere hour a week up to full-time, 24-hour care, 365 days a year.
In-home care is not just for long-term illnesses. Many times, seniors may come down with an illness, suffer an injury, or undergo a medical procedure that lays them up for a day, a week, or even a few months. Instead of moving to a nursing home or convalescent facility, in-home care allows the senior to safely recover and recuperate in the comfort and convenience of their own home. This is especially beneficial since research indicates seniors who recover at home do so faster, suffer fewer complications, are readmitted to the hospital less often, have lower risks of infection, and experience less stress and a higher quality of life.
In-home care generally ranges from light housekeeping and laundry to meal preparation, local transportation, medication management, and companionship. When personal care is required, supports include help with eating, toileting, bathing, grooming, and dressing.
Beyond the physical supports associated with in-home care, Comfort Keepers caregivers establish relationships with the seniors they work with. By addressing the social, emotional, and cognitive aspects of a senior's life during care, self-esteem, self-worth, and dignity are maximized. For more information about the many ways Comfort Keepers caregivers can help your senior loved one enjoy their life to the fullest while safely residing in their own home, contact a senior care coordinator today.