Improving Elderly Care With Interactive Caregiving in Troy, OH
Learn how interactive caregiving helps seniors to become more active in their elderly care.
Seniors who require in-home supports and services to remain safe and independent are much more than the sum of the assistance they need. In other words, it takes more than simply helping with housekeeping or personal care to truly impact and improve a senior's quality of life. While physical supports and assistance are most certainly important to a senior’s overall safety, health, and well-being, it is imperative that seniors receive social, emotional, and cognitive support as well. Put another way, a senior who is lonely will be glad they have help with their dishes or laundry, and they will be appreciative for their personal care support, but if these services are not provided with care, compassion, and meaningful personal interaction they will not address the senior's true needs.
How Does Interactive Caregiving Improve Elderly Care in Troy, OH?
Interactive Caregiving is Comfort Keepers trademarked model of elderly care.
The goal of interactive caregiving is to improve a senior's quality of life, independence, self-esteem, and dignity by shifting the focus of care from physical tasks to the senior receiving the supports. Through interactive caregiving, care providers develop a personal relationship and learn about the things that are important to them. Once caregivers understand a senior's likes, dislikes, preferences, and passions, they can draw the senior into their own care through meaningful social, emotional, and cognitive interaction. This does not mean that caregivers do not address the daily physical challenges a senior may face, but they do it in a way that addresses the needs of the whole person.
Comfort Keepers ensures that each senior receives a personalized care plan that addresses their unique and individual needs. This not only means that a senior receives the daily living supports and personal elderly care they need, but that caregivers address the interpersonal components of a senior's life that makes them smile, laugh, and be filled with joy.
For more information about the many ways Comfort Keepers interactive caregiving model of elderly care can enhance your senior loved one's life, improve their freedom and independence, and maximize their overall well-being, contact a senior care coordinator today.