Westchester County Home Care Services

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The Neighbors Bath Time Service can help you and your loved ones feel more secure.
My mother was worried that she would fall stepping in and out of the bathtub to take a shower. She was afraid that nobody would find her for days so she stopped showering regularly. Now we have Gloria from Neighbors come in a few times each week to help her get in and out of the shower. Gloria also helps her wash her hair because that was getting hard for Mom. My mother is more relaxed and looks better groomed. She really looks forward to Gloria’s visits- I think she likes the cup of tea and little chat they have before Gloria leaves.
One of the first concerns expressed by individuals as they grow older is the fear of falling or slipping while getting in and out of a bathtub or shower. This fear is especially great for individuals living alone. It is embarrassing to ask for help so many cope by bathing less frequently or by giving themselves sponge baths at the sink.
Aides will help individuals get in and out of the bathtub or shower safely, assist with bathing and hair washing if desired, provide skin care and help with dressing. They will even prepare a simple breakfast, tidy the bedroom and bathroom and stay for a chat.