In Home Care Services For Residents of Columbia, South Carolina
We can customize the perfect in home care services plan so your loved one gets the help they need
Every client has unique care needs and situations, so Comfort Keepers in Columbia, SC, offers a full range of in home care services that include companionship, personal care, and housekeeping services to provide seniors with the right amount of support for independent living at home.
Personal Care Services
Bathing, Grooming, and Hygiene
Comfort Keepers® can help seniors feel positive about their appearance through bathing, grooming, and hygiene assistance. Bathing not only cleanses the skin but goes deeper to refresh the spirit, provide relaxation, and stimulate circulation. Our caregivers are trained to lessen any embarrassment or discomfort.
Mobility assistance helps seniors maintain as active a lifestyle as possible when considering their ages, abilities, and overall health. There are many physical health benefits of keeping the senior mobile, including lowering blood pressure, improving digestion and sleep, increasing energy and stamina, and strengthening the heart. Comfort Keepers can also accompany the client on a short walk, and provide encouragement and reminders to complete prescribed exercises.
Transferring and Positioning
Comfort Keepers are trained to move and place clients in correct posture positions to promote health and safety. Proper transferring and positioning from or into beds and chairs eliminates pressure areas on the skin, reduces weakening and stiffening of muscles, and encourages proper breathing, digestion, and elimination.
Toileting and Incontinence Care
Our Comfort Keepers work to maintain the dignity and self-esteem of seniors and other adult clients as they assist with daily living activities. Through this caring approach, Comfort Keepers help lessen the embarrassment clients may feel associated with incontinence and need for toileting assistance.
Feeding and Special Diet
Some clients need help feeding themselves, and the loss of independent eating can be hard to accept. Our Comfort Keepers understand this and are particularly sensitive, making the extra effort that can turn mealtime into a more enjoyable social time. In addition, we can adapt our in home care services to help ensure that our clients stay on prescribed diets in order to prevent or control a wide variety of medical conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes.
Conversation and Companionship
As part of our assisted living services, our Comfort Keepers provide clients companionship, for instance through conversation or when they sit down to share a meal. Social contact such as this is proven to enhance seniors’ health, happiness, and quality of life.
Many seniors do not have the ability to shop for groceries and fix a well-balanced meal. Comfort Keepers can prepare hot, delicious, nutritious meals based on their clients’ preferences to help them get the proper nutrition they need. Clients may help with meal preparation as their abilities permit.
Our Comfort Keepers will tend to the laundry either at their clients’ homes or a laundry facility, and will wash, dry, fold, iron, and put clothes away. We work to ensure that each client’s laundry is done according to his or her preferences.
Our light housekeeping services cover most domestic tasks. Often seniors are able and want to join their home health aide in housework, which can help them feel useful and needed. These tasks include vacuuming, dusting, sweeping and mopping floors, and cleaning bathrooms and kitchens. Please be advised that our in home care services do not include outdoor cleaning or maintenance.
Comfort Keepers will shop for groceries at the stores their clients prefer and run errands such as picking up prescriptions or going to the post office. Clients may choose to stay home or come along and help with the shopping and errands as an excellent way to stay active and engaged. Comfort Keepers will use any coupons provided.
Our Comfort Keepers can provide incidental transportation for clients, allowing them the freedom to go shopping and attend other activities or get to medical appointments, the barbershop or beauty salon, and other places the senior chooses. Getting a senior out and about is good for the senior’s mind, body, and spirit.
Although Comfort Keepers cannot administer medications, they can help ensure that clients take their own medications as prescribed. Our Comfort Keepers can assist with opening medication containers, reading labels, and reminding their clients when it is time to take a dose.
Depending on the client’s needs, Comfort Keepers can provide care for just a few hours a week or provide care around the clock. Through our 24 hour home care, a team of Comfort Keepers coordinates caregiving responsibilities in shifts. This offers clients and their families’ full-time peace of mind.
If you'd like to learn more about our in home care services you can contact us online or call us at (803) 200-1499. We are available 24/7, 7 days a week to answer your questions. You can also schedule a free in-home care consultation where we can visit you in your home and discuss your needs in detail.
Comfort Keepers In Home Care proudly provides senior care services in the following communities of South Carolina:
Blythewood, Cades, Cassatt, Cayce, Columbia, Coward, Dalzell, Darlington, Dentsville, Eastover, Effingham, Elgin, Elliott, Florence, Hartsville, Horatio, Lake City, Lamar, Lexington, Lugoff, Lydia, Lynchburg, Mayesville, Olanta, Pinewood, Rembert, Shaw AFB, Sumter, Timmonsville, Turbeville, Washington, and Wedgefield