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A loss or reduction of mobility can have a profound impact on an individual’s quality of life, particularly if he or she lives alone. At Assisting Hands, our loving in home care aides understand the challenges that mobility challenges can bring and will work to make sure that not only are these issues overcome, but done so in a way that will actually increases independence and improves long-term quality of life for our clients. When you begin working with Assisting Hands, we will assess the level of care you or your loved one will require in order to personalize the assistance we provide to the exact specifications you need.
Our in home care aides will work within the client’s living environment to determine key elements of the home that can be changed or addressed to improve immediate mobility needs. Some changes that can be made right away include installation of handrails or grab bars in stairwells and bathrooms, removal or securing of loose or misshapen carpet, adding lighting to dimly lit areas and rearranging furniture to improve walkability. Our care experts can also help assist your loved one up and down stairs and into and out of sitting and reclining positions utilizing injury-specific techniques to avoid further injury or pain.
Individuals who struggle with mobility often have a difficult time with everyday tasks like laundry, cleaning and cooking simply because they take much longer to complete when walking is more challenging. Simple chores like changing bed sheets can double in time on task. An Assisting Hands in home care aide can help reduce the amount of time your loved one spends on everyday household chores by either helping them or taking over these duties altogether. We can also assist with any errand running or transportation needs. This enables caregivers to help clients find handicap accessible parking spaces and entryways and also allows us to assist clients in and out of buildings to improve safety and reduce risk of falls and injury.
If you or a loved one is struggling with mobility in your home, Assisting Hands in home care services may be the answer you’re looking for. Contact us today to find out more.