Preparing Your Home for Private Duty Services in St. Louis

Bethesda Health | October 9, 2014

Private duty services in St. Louis (known at Bethesda as Senior Support Solutions) are a great way for seniors to receive the non-medical care they need in the privacy and comfort of their home.

Regardless if the need is related to personal care, such as dressing, bathing, or meal preparation; transportation; or medication management, there are steps that can be taken to get their home ready for their personal private duty professional.

Kitchen Organization

Many seniors require private duty services in St. Louis to help cook meals, so reorganizing your kitchen to help the private duty professional navigate the area easily. Labeling cabinets and drawers will make it easier for to find what they need. You may also want to make sure that the recipes of their favorite meals are easily accessible, with the appropriate food in the refrigerator and cupboard, so that your loved one is able to eat meals that they enjoy.

Bathroom Safety

For those people who need private duty services in St. Louis for personal care, setting up the bathroom as a safe, accessible area is a must. Securing hand rails and a shower seat can be necessary. Also, labeling where personal care products are in the bathroom will help as well.

Bedroom Organization

Another task of a private duty professional will be to help with getting your loved one dressed. Organizing the drawers and labeling the contents will help them, and it will make facilitating the laundry and knowing where to put clean clothing easier as well.

Medication Management

It is very important to make sure that all of your loved one’s medications are easily accessible for the private duty professional. Make sure that all medications are kept in one place within the home, and draw up a medication schedule on hand so the private duty professionals knows when to give your loved one their medications.

To Learn More about Private Duty,

Contact Bethesda Senior Support Solutions at 314-288-6140

 

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