Personal Care Services Finally Explained In Detail
Lawrenceville Personal Care Services Explained
Explore the Lawrenceville personal care services from iCherish, a trusted home care agency. Personal care and assistance is in-home care to help maintain the well-being, safety, and independence of aging people still living at home. Our services help clients stay at home and avoid assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Learn more about some of our personal care services in more detail below.
Bathing, Restroom, Hygiene, And Grooming Assistance
Our caregivers assist with morning and evening routines. These routines typically include bathing, shower, tub baths, sponge baths, and bed baths. Naturally, restroom activities are part of the daily routine. We assist with toileting, incontinence issues, and accident monitoring as well. When it comes to grooming, dressing, and undressing, we assist. Personal care grooming services include haircare, skincare, shaving, oral care, and nail care.
Mobility assistance is another aspect of our Lawrenceville personal care services. Our help includes transfers in and out of bed, from room to room, and in and out of wheelchairs. Also, we assist with walking and lead simple exercises to increase mobility and range of motion.
Personal Care Meal Prep and Nutritional Guidance
Whether you or a loved one live in Lawrenceville with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or high blood sugar, diet is important. Based on health needs, dietary restrictions, and goals, we provide meal plans that work. Meal preparation, cooking, and scheduling help clients eat a balanced diet. The personal care and companion services we provide include preparing breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Our caregivers and nurses follow the customized dietary meal plan for each client. iCherish also provides companionship during meals and feeding assistance. Because we care, we check food expiration dates, prepare grocery lists, clip coupons, and place grocery delivery orders for our clients.
Medication Personal Care Scheduling And Compliance
As far as taking medications as prescribed, our Lawrenceville clients need assistance. Aging and elderly adults commonly have at least five medications to take daily. That is why remembering what to take when is difficult for them. Not sticking to a medication schedule leads to medication mixups, like skipped doses, double dosing, and other mishaps. The problem is that with prescriptions, forgetfulness can have serious side effects. And in some cases, fatal consequences. The medication assistance our personal care services team provides in Lawrenceville include:
- Organizing and sorting medications weekly
- Reading prescription bottle labels
- Opening medication containers
- Supervising adherence to prescription dosage
- Friendly encouragement to take medications on schedule
- Alerting family or physician at once upon refusal to take prescribed medication
Accurate temperature screening is more important today than ever. iCherish Lawrenceville personal care professionals check client temperature each visit. Because deviation from normal body temperature may indicate the onset of infection, illness, or disease, daily monitoring is critical for the elderly. Also, older adults are more susceptible to temperature conditions like hypothermia or heat stroke. That is why our caregivers will seek nurse assistance or call 911 if they find temperature irregularities.
Respiration And Blood Pressure Checks
We check the respiration rate, pulse, and blood pressure each visit. Checking these vital signs on each visit helps identify changes that may point to a health crisis. Rest assured that when breathing or blood pressure indicates an urgent situation, iCherish caregivers will immediately contact a nurse or call 911.
Delicate Personal Care Professionals
In Lawrenceville and across the greater Atlanta area, personal care involves daily tasks like bathing, toileting, dressing, and undressing. It is easy to understand why personal care is embarrassing for many to discuss with their family. Hygiene, bathing, and mobility are essential personal care services our trained team provides without embarrassment. We step in when people can no longer perform these personal care tasks alone. iCherish provides trained, screened personal caregivers to perform these tasks, preserve client dignity, prolong the time living at home, and maintain a higher quality of life.
iCherish Service Area
iCherish Home Care offers in-home personal care services, skilled nursing services, and companion services in the thirteen counties in the Greater Atlanta Area. These Georgia counties include Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Greene, Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, and Walton. Call us today at 678-975-7336.