Personal Care

​​​​​​​​​​Personal Care Services for Seniors

'Personal care.' It's a term we use to describe those delicate activities no one usually talks about: going to the bathroom, bathing, putting on undergarments.

When a loved one needs help with personal care activities, the situation can become awkward for everyone involved. Family caregivers may feel embarrassed helping a parent or grandparent use the bathroom. Your loved one may be a very modest person who doesn't want a family member helping with these highly personal activities.

Incontinence is the second leading cause that forces seniors to leave their home. While over 80% of women and 50% of men over age 50 will experience incontinence, it is not a normal part of the aging process. Unfortunately, it is common for seniors to wait many years before seeking help with incontinence.

Home Instead of Saskatoon is well prepared to help seniors deal with an incontinence issue. Incontinence can be well managed with non-medical self-care, proper education and guidance from our CAREGivers. Our senior incontinence care encompasses the following:

Implementing a Gentle Reminder Program
Incorporating simple lifestyle changes
Educating seniors and family on bladder health
Identifying and using better products to effectively manage lingering issues

Home Instead of Saskatoon wants to help seniors get the information and care needed to continue to live a fulfilling life in their own homes. Our home care experience with local families will help you discover solutions to incontinence and many other issues facing seniors and their families.

Sensitive, Dignified Personal Care Services

Many seniors worry about losing their dignity along with their independence. Personal care assistance performed by a non-family member allows your loved one to maintain her dignity while receiving the help she needs to stay healthy and independent.

Our CAREGiversSM​ provide compassionate assistance with personal care. Our personal care services include tasks like:

  • Bathing
  • ​Toileting
  • Incontinence care
  • Personal hygiene
  • Dressing
  • Grooming

Call today to learn more about personal care services for your family in the Saskatoon, SK area: (306) 931-4663.​

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