If you’ve ever been stuck in bed sick for a day or two, you know how helpless and frustrated you felt about the situation. So when a senior loved one in your family has a health condition that puts them on long-term bed rest, there is plenty of strain to go around:
- They feel helpless, isolated, frustrated and sorry to be a burden on the family. Depression can set in, which can slow their recovery process.
- Family caregivers may feel exhausted, sad and struggle with being able to provide all the proper care they want to provide for their loved one while still staying emotionally strong.
It’s a tough situation for everyone—but you do not need to go it alone! At Home Personal Care’s professional home care team for bedridden seniors can relieve the strain and help improve the quality of life for your bedridden loved one as well as for you as a family caregiver.
Professional Home Care for Bedridden Seniors in Northern Virginia
At Home Personal Care has a highly-professional and compassionate team of home care providers especially trained to provide excellent, life-improving home care for bedridden seniors, regardless of their prognosis. We work together with the advice of your loved one’s doctors to help them achieve a good quality of life, even when they’re on bed rest.
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These are just a few of the services we can provide during this difficult time:
Our team is trained to gently and effectively help bedridden seniors with bed baths, diapering, toileting and daily clothing changes. Keeping your loved one clean and dry is essential to helping them feel more comfortable and ensuring their dignity. It also cuts down on bacterial infections. We can help them with teeth brushing, hair cleaning and brushing, shaving, etc. It’s surprising how much better everyone feels when they’re freshly clean and dressed.
Daily bedding changes are often a necessity for bedridden seniors. Keeping the sheets and blankets clean and dust free, ensuring that the mattress is has a waterproof covering and that the bed is comfortable for your loved one is important.
Keeping the Bed Comfortable
If your loved one cannot effectively move him or herself into different positions on the bed, there is a real danger of bed sores, back pain and increased stiffness. Our professional home care team regularly helps your loved one change positions regularly to prevent these problems. Under the direction of the doctor or therapist, we also help seniors do gentle bed stretches and massage to help improve circulation and relieve stiffness. Using pillows and therapeutic cushions to relieve pressure points also improves comfort, and we are there to help your loved one achieve the maximum comfort possible.
One of the hardest things for family caregivers is having to balance work with caring for their senior loved one, especially when they are bedridden. And bedridden seniors often feel terrible loneliness and depression. At Home Personal Care’s senior care team can lighten these heavy burdens by being there when you can’t be. We can provide conversation, read books, watch movies, listen to music, play games and just be there to listen. We understand how hard it is, and we can help. (Read more)
Please contact At Home Personal Care’s professional caregiver team today to learn more by calling (703) 330-2323. We can help make this difficult time lighter, brighter and more comfortable for everyone.
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