In Home Care Services in Cumberland, MD and Surrounding Areas
Create a custom care plan from the wide selection of in home care services offered by Comfort Keepers of Cumberland, MD
We understand that a cookie-cutter plan just won't do when it comes to making sure all of our client's needs are fulfilled. This is why we take the time to get to know each senior in order to understand their unique situation, and craft a plan that is perfect for them. Then, we match them up with a caregiver that can provide them with companionship and high quality in home care services.
Team members are able to perform care part-time, full-time, or around the clock. Due to the fact that needs are always changing, our plans are also adaptable, so your loved one is never getting too much or too little care.
Personal Care Services
Bathing, Grooming, and Hygiene
Personal care services can help seniors in and around Cumberland, MD 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 caregivers are trained to lessen any embarrassment or discomfort.
Comfort Keepers in Cumberland, MD provides mobility assistance to seniors and other adults. The mobility services we provide help seniors maintain as active of a lifestyle as possible when considering their ages, abilities, and overall health. We realize there are many physical health benefits to keeping a senior mobile, including lowering blood pressure, improving digestion and sleep, increasing energy and stamina, and strengthening the heart. We can also accompany the client on a short walk, and provide encouragement and reminders to complete prescribed exercises.
Transferring and Positioning
Our caregivers are trained to move and place clients in 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 care staff works hard to maintain the dignity and self-esteem of seniors and other adult clients receiving our in home care services. 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
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, our team 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 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, so we make sure to encourage it while performing our in home care 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.
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 clothing 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 services.
Comfort Keepers 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 the shopping and errands as an excellent way to stay active and engaged. Comfort Keepers will use any coupons provided.
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.
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 labels, and reminding their clients when it is time to take a dose.
Depending on the client’s needs, Comfort Keepers can provide care for just a few hours a week or provide around the clock care. Through our 24-hour service, a team of Comfort Keepers coordinates caregiving responsibilities in shifts. This offers clients and their families’ full-time peace of mind.