2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 Readers' Choice Winner! Comfort Keepers in Thousand Oaks
Comfort Keepers Home Care, a WORLD LEADER in quality home care for seniors, considers it a privilege to take care of seniors in their own homes, in order to give them a better quality of life. Comfort Keepers provides loving Thousand Oaks in-home care for seniors, people who have chronic illness, people recovering from surgery and hospital procedures, people with disabilities, and hospice non medical care. They assist their clients wtih meal preparation, light housekeeping, driving, errands, fall prevention, medication reminders, bathing, dressing, oral care, and toileting. Many of the staff is skilled in dementia care and Alzheimer's care.
Comfort Keepers was recognized in the Ventura County Star as winner of the 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 "READERS' CHOICE AWARDS in the Seniors category ! The competition was voted upon by about 140,000 readers of the newspaper!
The Thousand Oaks office of Comfort Keepers, owned by the family of Ellen and Andy Smith, was founded in 2002. This work is a labor of love for Ellen and Andy, because their own mothers and fathers were their inspirations. Andy's father,with the help of loving caregivers, was able to stay at home until the end of his life, at the age of 104. Andy is sure that his mother would not have also lived to a ripe old age if she hadn't had care giving help for her husband as he grew increasingly frail.
Ellen believes that her beloved caregivers who provided in home care saved her mom's life more than a few times! She lived until age 96, and has inspired Ellen to help provide compassionate care to Comfort Keepers elderly clients.
Ellen and Andy are passionate and driven to make sure that they and their staff treat the elderly the way their own elderly parents were treated. So they and their staff provide in home care Thousand Oaks services with the utmost dignity and respect. They are committed to providing the highest quality eldercare services to their clients.
Comfort Keepers has provided homecare to over 1,000 seniors in this area! Visit their offices to see for yourself all of the hundreds of testimonials from very satisfied clients and families they have provided in-home care to since 2002 in Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Conejo Valley and surrounding cities throughout Ventura County, the West San Fernando Valley, and Malibu.
This Comfort Keepers homecare office is proud to announce that they have been chosen to be the recipient of grant funds from the Senior Concerns Caregiver Support Center to give respite care senior care to family caregivers taking care of elderly loved ones in Thousand Oaks and surrounding areas..
Ellen and Andy have been told by so many people in Thousand Oaks that no one does what they do. The high quality of their caregivers is a key part of what is different about them. Ask the people who have received the direct care from Comfort Keepers’ loving caregivers, and hear for yourself how Comfort Keepers delivers highest quality Thousand Oaks homecare and healthcare and elder care.
Comfort Keepers has helped patients recover from operations and procedures at Los Robles Hospital, Kaiser Hospital, West Hills Hospital,Pleasant Valley Hospital, Simi Valley Hospital and other hospitals in the area. Comfort Keepers supports the wonderful work done by Senior Concerns, an excellent non-profit organization serving the elderly and their loved ones.
The owners biographies:
Ellen Smith, M.A., LMFT, Co-Owner of Comfort Keepers is the Client Care Manager. She has a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, and a Bachelors Degree from the University of Wisconsin. Ellen is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. For Comfort Keepers, she oversees all client homecare, has done 1,400 assessments in people’s homes, continuously solves problems, and has helped families deal with issues of aging since 2002. Ellen was the Patient Educator at a cancer clinic for 10 years, and following that career, was a therapist in private practice for 10 years. She has overseen all client care for Comfort Keepers for over 14 years.
Ellen Smith was recognized by the Simi Valley Council on Aging for her volunteer working for many years as the Facilitator and Leader of a Family Caregiver Support group for the Alzheimer's Association.
Andy Smith, M.S., Co-Owner of Comfort Keepers, is the Business Manager. He has Bachelors and Masters Degrees from a major university in Los Angeles. He ran his own executive search business for 16 years, and has been hiring, or consulting to the hiring process for 35 years. Andy oversees an extensive and rigorous hiring methodology, to make sure that they hire only the women and men on their Most Valuable Caregiver team that are the “gems” of the homecare caregiving world. One of Andy’s main goals: to raise the ethical standards of Thousand Oaks seniorcare.
Call our Thousand Oaks office at 805-494-9900 and ask for a free in-home care consultation, for the best in Thousand Oaks In-Home Care !
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