Overview of ADL Services
Activities of daily living support an independent lifestyle. They are the sometimes complex tasks that we all complete everyday in order to get up, get dressed and maintain health and hygiene.
ADL Services Provided:
- Taking showers and baths
- Managing buttons, zippers, bending to put on pants or tie shoes
- Bowel and bladder management
- Ambulation (can include walking or using a wheelchair or scooter)
- Transferring without injury
Many people view activities of daily living as easy to accomplish, and some wonder why assistance is even necessary. With aging or when illnesses or injuries present however, these tasks can become complex and difficult to successfully manage independently.
Salus Homecare Los Angeles County empowers those who need this type of assistance by providing individualized attention and customized care plans. Our assistance is some of the most flexible in the industry, providing cost effective options for individuals with a goal of remaining at home safely and comfortably.
Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) FAQ's
To read more FAQs, click here. If you have any specific questions, feel free to call our 24/7 hotline at (888) 725-8742
I do not like to bathe in the morning like many of my peers, but I need help. Can I get a professional caregiver to come in the evening and help me instead?
Salus Homecare of Los Angeles County will never require you to change your routines in order to receive the services you need. Our professional caregivers are available mornings, evenings, afternoons and during overnight hours. Just let us know when you need help the most, and we will handle the scheduling.
My sister lives miles away, outside of Ventura County, can you keep her involved in my care and aware of the services I am receiving?
With your permission, Salus Homecare of Los Angeles County will gladly speak with your relatives about the services you are receiving. We will never disclose information to anyone without your consent however to protect your confidential information.
If I fall or have another medical emergency, what will my professional caregiver do?
Our professional caregivers react to medical emergencies by calling 911 first so they can quickly get you to the hospital for medical attention. Our care managers also remain available at all times in case one of our professional caregivers needs to consult them for advice about how to handle an emergency.