Description of Comfort Keepers of Somerset
Interactive Caregivingâ„¢"”our distinctive approach to in-home care"”is at the very heart of Comfort Keepers®.
Our dedicated caregivers, the special people we call Comfort Keepers®, transform day-to-day caregiving into opportunities for meaningful conversation and activities that engage and enrich the lives of seniors physically, mentally, socially and emotionally.
This practice of Interactive Caregiving can contribute to longer, healthier, more purposeful lives for seniors"”a fact proven by many research studies that point to the health benefits of active living in later life.
For maximum effectiveness, Comfort Keepers tailor Interactive Caregiving to the personality and unique interests and abilities of each senior client.
Interactive Caregiving may, for example, include walks in the neighborhood or dancing to music; working together on household chores; discussing current events or personal interests; reminiscing while viewing photo albums; working on hobbies, puzzles or crafts; and going shopping or to church, senior center or civic group act
In-Home Companionship and Care Services
- Conversation and Companionship
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Grocery Shopping/Errands
- Incidental Transportation
- Medication Reminders
- Grooming Guidance
- Live-In Services
- 24-Hour Care
- Respite Care or Relief for Family
- Personal Care Services Include:
- Bathing, Grooming and Hygiene
- Mobility Assistance
- Transferring and Positioning
- Toileting and Incontinence Care
- Feeding and Special Diet
Specialized Care Services -Dementia Care
Many of the Comfort Keepers offices provide care for clients that are experiencing symptoms of dementia. Some clients may experience momentary confusion or lapses in memory, but others are dealing with advanced stages of dementia conditions. For those that provide this specialized care, specially trained Comfort Keepers will provide activities that can improve a person's quality of life such as music and other activities to stimulate the senses.
Comfort Keepers can support the family directly or work in partnership with a hospice agency or medical provider to fully meet the family's needs.
Veterans Care Programs
Veterans or surviving spouses of veterans in need of in-home care may qualify for benefits through the Veterans Administration. Comfort Keepers is proud to serve those who have served our nation. We assist veterans and their spouses in the application process and provide in-home care services for approved participants in VA programs.