Benefits of In-Home Care: What to Expect

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, UNITED STATES, November 1, 2019 / -- Whether you or your family members live nearby or live far away, regular updates about your loved one from a home health care provider or home caregiver can give you peace of mind while your loved one stays in the comfort and familiarity of their home.

Family members want to know that their loved ones' care needs are being met, especially when they are receiving personal care in their own homes. Whether the home care is being provided by a trained professional or family caregiver, knowing your loved ones' activities of daily living are important and provides you with a certain peace of mind about the home care services.

For those family members who live far away, being regularly updated about their loved one's quality of life and medical conditions can be vitally important. Regular updates from in-home care providers can help assure each family member that their loved one's care needs are being met. Allowing your loved one to age gracefully in their own home provides comfort to both the aging adult and family members. In-home care providers allow each senior to stay out of a nursing home or nursing facility. Home care agencies, and family caregivers - whether full time or part-time, can meet senior care living needs in an atmosphere that loved ones know and trust. Care plans can be created to rival those of care facilities.

While peace of mind is important and valuable, in-home care providers deliver a wide range of services to meet the needs of the senior. They work with the loved one and their families to provide a level of care that meets their specific needs. Individual care plans allow senior citizens the ability to safely and securely age in place at their homes. The in-home health care provider or family caregiver helps to preserve and protect the independence and well being of the seniors while preserving his or her dignity.

In-home care or home health care offers options that can be changed or modified as the loved one grows older, or as their health changes or home care needs evolve. Modifying a care plan or course of action is done easily with little disruption in the life of the senior. Below is a listing of some of the home care services that trained in-home care providers and home care agencies offer.


Conversation and social interaction can enhance happiness with older adults, helping mental health, and overall quality of life
Meal preparations - helping to meet the senior's nutritional needs while providing for healthier living
Grocery shopping and reading the sell-by dates on perishable items
Toileting - assisting in the bathroom and with incontinence.
Medication reminders - reminding the client of when to take medicines and assisting with opening containers while reading labels
Errand services such as going to the post office, picking up prescriptions or buying a new book
Overall hygiene - bathing, oral hygiene, and regular disease prevention
Trips - taking the senior to a book club, or just for a ride to see friends
Grooming and dressing - helping to get dressed, button clothing, tying shoes
Laundry services: washing, drying, ironing, putting clothing away and replacing towels
Light housekeeping or household chores - dusting, sweeping, mopping floors, vacuuming, dusting, bathroom, kitchen organization, cleaning, organizing closets, drawers, and emptying trash cans
Providing family members with updates
Helping with mail - removing junk mail and organizing bills
Providing recreational activities like card games and board games, taking a walk, or making crafts
Safety monitoring - making sure the senior is wearing their medical alert bracelets and buttons
Transportation services - beauty shops, barbershops, doctors' appointments, and physical therapy
Respite Care or caregiver support providing family members with relief from assisting their loved ones
Care assistance - transferring and positioning services while in the bed
Mobility and activity assistance - helping the senior to maintain functional activities like exercise
Safety - making sure that the senior does not let the wrong people into the home
Maintenance - making sure that the toilets or water are not left running and other home services

Home health care service providers often offer specialized personal care assistance and care options to aging adults like those in hospice and seniors with Alzheimer's, dementia, and other diseases.

Comfort Keepers® in-home care Scottsdale professional caregivers work in a home environment for senior living needs and care. A care manager will meet with you and your loved one to assess what personal care services you may require. Whether your loved one requires elder care (senior care) or some other service, we can develop a plan to help you. Don't worry if your needs are short term or require long-term care. Our senior care specialists can help meet your needs.

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Cindy Harris
Comfort Keepers - Scottsdale
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