Falls are a serious risk for older adults. They are a leading cause of death and injury for those ages 65 and older. The injuries sustained in a fall or the fear of falling again can lead to limited mobility and the loss of independence for many seniors.ComForcare offers free fall prevention and home safety checks, which include:
- Review of the client's medical history and medications
- Assessment of gait and balance
- Recommendations of resources to obtain home safety devices such
as handrails and shower chairs
- Suggestions to remove hazards and improve safety in each room of the home
Our caregivers are trained to safeguard your loved one from the risks of falling. This helps build confidence so that he or she can maintain a healthy and independent lifestyle at home. From moving items to prevent tripping to providing assistance getting in or out of a chair or transferring to and from bed, our caregivers are vigilant about protecting your loved one.
ComForcare has partnered with ADT, a nationally recognized leader in home safety systems, to provide remote safety monitoring and support services for our clients.
If you are concerned about falls or medical emergencies, you can have peace of mind that your loved one is safe 24 hours a day with an in-home Companion Service Personal Emergency Response System.
In the case of an emergency, your loved one can summon help with just a push of a button. ADT's Always There monitoring professionals are trained to assist senior clients and will stay on the line until help arrives.