Hygiene Assistance

Home Care & Geriatrics serving Philadelphia, PA
Hygiene Assistance

Hygiene Assistance services offered in Philadelphia, PA

Older age can make simple hygiene habits difficult, but you don’t have to neglect hygiene because of a disability, memory problems, or ongoing pain. At Blessings4Ever Home Care Agency in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the skilled home care team offers hygiene assistance for older adults who need help caring for themselves. Call the office to learn more or schedule a visit online today.

What is hygiene assistance?

Maintaining superior personal hygiene can become difficult with aging due to a disability, memory problems, decreased mobility, or an injury. If you or a loved one struggles with personal hygiene, the specialists at Blessings4Ever Home Care Agency are here for you.

What are the benefits of exceptional personal hygiene?

Maintaining exceptional personal hygiene offers an array of health and wellness benefits, including:

  • Lower risk of tooth decay and gum disease
  • Reduced risk of infections
  • Aesthetic benefits
  • Improved social experiences
  • Lower risk of diseases or other health problems
  • Improved self-esteem
  • Better overall quality of life

Poor personal hygiene increases your risk of infections, illnesses, other medical problems, and embarrassment or poor self-esteem.

What are my hygiene assistance options?

The experts at Blessings4Ever Home Care Agency offer the following hygiene assistance options for aging adults:

  • Shaving
  • Nail care
  • Oral health care
  • Bathing and showering assistance
  • Sponge baths
  • Bed baths
  • Shampooing
  • Hair trimming

The specialists at Blessings4Ever Home Care Agency can also drive you to haircut appointments or beauty care visits, if needed.

What should I expect during hygiene assistance?

During hygiene assistance visits with the Blessings4Ever Home Care Agency specialists, they arrive at your home during scheduled appointment times. They bring with them personal-hygiene supplies or use items you already have in your home to help you bathe, brush and floss your teeth, wash your hair, and trim your hair or nails.

The Blessings4Ever Home Care Agency offers additional services you might take advantage of, such as meal assistance, light housekeeping, medication assistance, transfer assistance, grooming services, pet care, or companionship care. They stay as long as you need and are happy to accommodate your schedule.

When should I schedule hygiene assistance?

Every client is different regarding the number of personal hygiene visits needed each week. You might choose daily, biweekly, or weekly appointments, depending on your personalized needs. Some clients need assistance several times a day. 

Your provider offers recommendations regarding when to schedule your next hygiene assistance appointment, but the decision is entirely up to you and your family.

To learn more about hygiene assistance at Blessings4Ever Home Care Agency or to schedule a visit, call the office or use the online booking tab today.