How Rose’s Agency Takes Care of You: Part One 

23 June 2021

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Here at Rose’s Agency, we’re proud to offer a variety of services that help improve the lives of seniors and their families. Our team has been providing care for over thirty years so we know what it takes to provide quality service and communication to our clients. 


We wanted to share all the different ways in which we assist seniors improve their quality of life on a daily basis. Keep reading to learn more!

Bathing

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As loved ones get older, it can be increasingly difficult to take care of personal hygiene needs such as bathing. Our trained caregivers know how to approach these situations in the right manner, making it a safe and comfortable experience. They assist seniors safely get in and out of their bathing area and help them get clean in the shower, tub, or basin. Sponge baths are another option in which caregivers help seniors lather up, rinse, and  dry off.

Transferring

A challenging part of caring for seniors involves the act of ‘transferring’, which involves helping them physically move from one place to another. This could involve shifting from a sitting position to lying down, or helping clients stand to promote circulation. Regular transferring helps prevent skin breakdown for seniors that may be in one position for too long.

 

Fortunately, our caregivers are well trained in the best ways to transfer seniors to keep them safe and injury free. Our team makes sure to use excellent communication and proper body mechanics to avoid injury wherever possible. Techniques like leaning, rocking, and countdowns also help make the process flow smoothly. By following proper transferring methods, Rose’s caregivers help protect the bodies of seniors in many ways.

Dressing

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In the later stages of life, getting dressed can also be tricky for seniors. Receiving assistance with this daily activity can be tremendously helpful for seniors that experience physical difficulties when changing clothes. 

 

Our caregivers have years of experience in helping clients get dressed and know how to assist with special devices such as:

 

  • Back or leg braces

  • Corsets

  • Elastic stockings

  • Artificial limbs

  • Splints

 

Rose’s trained caregivers also know how to help seniors check for skin issues, maintain a wardrobe, and keep their sense of personal style. Most importantly, they understand what it takes to guard these senior’s sense of privacy while assisting them with the above tasks.

Physical Activity

Getting some form of physical activity can be extremely beneficial for aging seniors. For those that struggle with daily movement or need help doing so safely, caregiver support can provide great value. These care providers can help seniors walk around their homes, venture outside, move from room to room and change locations safely. Having a caregiver around can also provide supervision for clients as they move around, helping keep them safer on a daily basis. 

Taking Medication

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Taking medication on time everyday can be a challenge for some seniors to stay on top of. Caregiver support can be a great way to help aging loved ones establish a consistent medication routine. Rose’s care providers help remind seniors to take their medication and make it easier to do so. They help supervise the medication process and also assist with the process of ordering, obtaining, and managing medicine as needed.

Getting Around Town

For aging seniors, getting out of the house is a much easier undertaking with caregiver support. These providers help ensure seniors get where they need to go in a safe and reliable manner. This support can truly improve the quality of life for aging seniors by making it easier for them to stay connected with loved ones, run important errands, and stay involved in their communities.

Conclusion

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As you can see, there are so many ways in which Rose’s caregivers help aging seniors improve their quality of life. From helping with medication to daily activities such as bathing and dressing, this support can truly be invaluable. 

 

However, this isn’t a complete list of the services we offer here at Rose’s Agency. Keep your eyes on our blog for part 2 of this article, in which we will continue to highlight even more valuable services that we provide!

For more questions about getting a loved one caregiver support, please contact us by clicking here.