Home Care Blog>In Home Care | July 27, 2018
Home Care Services Can Help with Rehab | Recovering from a knee/hip replacement surgery can be really challenging for the patients, especially if they’re in their autumn years. The good news is that there are some ways to speed up the recovery process. Of course, a good rehabilitation program is essential, but even that might not be enough.
Experience has shown that the seniors recover much better from a knee or a hip replacement surgery if they recover in the comfort of their own home. Receiving a post-operative care from a family caregiver means that the seniors get everything necessary to satisfy their physical, mental, and emotional needs.
Unfortunately, being a family caregiver is not an easy job. Before you decide to become one, there are some things you need to know. The list of task you will have to provide is very long, but some of the key duties include the following:
Apart from the duties related to the senior’s recovery, you will also need to take care of some tasks that will ensure their hygiene. You will have to assist the senior with personal hygiene tasks like bathing and grooming, as well as to handle all the housekeeping work.
At Comfort Keepers®, we create individual care plans for every client. These plans include wellness goals that consider physical, mental and emotional health. Our caregivers can help support physician-prescribed diet and exercise plans, provide medication reminders, provide transportation to appointments and help seniors engage in the activities they love the most. And, our caregivers can help senior stay connected with loved ones through video chats, phone calls and care updates. We believe that every senior should experience the best in life.