Many of our clients have limited mobility, and with limited mobility comes a potential risk for falls and other injuries. These risks are especially dangerous in the bathroom. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control), states that 1 in 4 Americans over the age of 65 fall each year, and 80% of those falls happen in the bathroom. Below are seven tips to help clients stay safe while bathing and toileting.
Wednesday June 16, 1:00 PM Eastern TimeNancy Skinner, RN-BC, CCM, ACM-RN, CMCN,
active consultant in health care and two-time former CMSA president,
will lead this informative, solution-based presentation. Keep
Janice Pollard writes in Medium.com, "Caregivers showcase compassion every day just by the nature of the job they are in, but their dedication and willingness to continue caring for clients during a pandemic is nothing short of heroic." Keep
ComForCare is following updates and procedures from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) State Department of Health, local and county authorities, the Home Care Association of America, as well as other relevant agencies and resources. Please see our full post on our care protocols so we can continue to support your loved ones and minimize risk.
We like to go beyond basic care needs and make sure that each client is receiving specialized services that help them go from just living to living their best life possible. We have many partnerships in place to enhance our services. Keep
Although not as severe or prevalent as among younger people, substance use disorders by older adults (65+) is happening and can create an equally negative impact on the older adult and their family. Keep
ComForCare is known for outstanding client service.
We make it a point to check in with clients frequently regarding
the quality of care and your overall satisfaction with services,
and respond quickly to any specific needs, requests, or issues.