Germs and bacteria plague individuals all throughout the year, though cold and flu season annually deals out its own fair share of illnesses. While germs and bacteria can affect anyone, some are more susceptible to falling ill than others. Those with certain diseases, weakened immune systems and those in particular age ranges are more prone to being impacted. The ultimate goal is to prevent getting sick in the first place and also to keep one’s own germs from spreading to others. Putting prevention techniques into practice can, however, be difficult for those facing limitations and are in need of assistance to complete daily tasks.
Here at Affordable Care at Home, our team of highly trained care professionals are well-versed in infection prevention. Our in-home care service options promote wellness for our clients and care for their surroundings. Maintaining one’s own cleanliness and practicing good hygiene along with living in sanitary conditions helps keep germs at bay. Our caregivers are able to help put into practice the preventative measures necessary for staying well, such as:
Washing hands regularly particularly after coughing, sneezing or touching infected surfaces
Accessing tissues to cover sneezing
Discarding used tissues right away
Maintaining personal hygiene
Offering medication reminders
Getting plenty of rest
Transportation to doctor’s appointments
Contracting an illness takes its toll both physically and mentally. Some individuals are more susceptible as well as more in danger of being greatly affected. Affordable Care at Home stresses the importance of practicing good hygiene habits, implementing preventative strategies and living in a clean space. We are here to help our clients do just that and more with a commitment to safety, comfort and quality of life. Our in-home care services will provide all of the necessary components of daily living to help keep you well and stay well.