Comfort Keepers Advanced Home Care Emphasizes Fall Risk Reduction
Advanced home care plans promote at home safety and mobility assistance
Falls are one of the most common causes of injury in older adults in the US. When seniors fall, they may easily break a bone or sustain a head injury. As healing times in seniors are much slower than in younger adults, a fall-related injury may result in decreased independence and a number of health complications. Seniors who are bedridden or housebound may find it difficult to maintain a high quality of life, depending on others for even the most basic of daily tasks.
As the consequences of falls can be severe, Comfort Keepers advanced home care plans emphasize fall risk reduction which can help your loved one continue with their routine, improve their health, and enjoy their senior years to the fullest.
Our fall risk reduction service focuses on fall prevention, meaning our caregivers will take certain preventative measures to lower the risk of falls as much as possible. This can include enhancing your loved one’s balance, flexibility, and coordination through age-appropriate exercises, as well as fall-proofing your aging parent or relative’s home in an effort to minimize fall hazards in their surroundings.
When it comes to senior exercise regimes, our advanced home care providers can help your loved one choose the best activity for their age and needs. We can communicate with your loved one’s doctor to find approved exercises such as water aerobics, swimming, brisk walking, yoga or tai-chi. Our caregivers can help your loved one with their routine, making sure they are performing the exercises correctly and that they feel well while physically active.
As for fall-proofing the home, we will first assess your loved one’s living conditions in order to propose adequate home modifications. Our advanced home care experts may suggest taking a number of safety precautions such as installing handrails throughout the house and grab bars in bathrooms, decluttering, securing rugs and carpets, moving furniture, and more.
If you are interested in our fall risk reduction service, please give us a call today. Our friendly care coordinators are available non-stop to answer any questions you might have and provide you with all the information you may need to make the best possible decision for your loved one.
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