Bio Team AZ is Here When you Fall and Can’t Get Up
With so many older adults at home by themselves it is a common occurrence for someone to fall and not be found for days. In our work as biohazard cleaners, we come across many of these tragic scenes. They are far more common than you would think. One recent scene we cleaned up after was in an older adult’s home where she fell while by herself. She laid there alone for three days before finally being found and taken to the hospital. The area where she laid needed urine and feces cleanup as well as odor removal.
Bodily Fluids Soak Through the Building Structure
When any biohazard such as urine, feces, blood, or bodily fluids, are left on a floor or carpet for a period of time, the fluids follow the flow of gravity and find their way through multiple layers of building materials. In this case, we had to remove the carpet and carpet pad, both thoroughly contaminated, to treat the cement slab below. After the cement was disinfected and sealed, the new carpet pad and carpet could then be installed. In addition, we cleaned the laminate and made sure no urine or feces found their way into any other parts of the building structure so nothing was left behind. Lastly, we removed all the lingering odor so the home was safe to occupy.
Biohazard Cleaning is About the People We Serve
Biohazard cleaning isn’t just a business to us. Behind every job we do are the people whose lives are affected by the quality of our work. No matter what the task, however big or small it may be, we always have in mind the families who live or work on that property. We know that their health and well-being is dependent on the quality of our biohazard cleaning and so we always go beyond expectations to make sure the job is done well and the people we serve are treated with kindness and compassion.
We Make Homes Safe For Our Neighbors
Though we have not met the lady who fell in person, it is easy to imagine her embarrassment and relief when she was finally found. The three days she spent on the floor must have been difficult, indeed, and our hearts go out to her. Though we can’t take away what happened to her, we knew what we could do was to thoroughly clean the area so it was safe along with creating a pleasant smell so she could return home in peace and comfort.
We Respect Your Privacy
We arrive in unmarked vehicles to respect your privacy. We leave it up to you to decide what to share with your neighbors and friends. We also want you to know that you are not alone. These things happen all the time and when they do, we are to help.
Insurance Covers Damage From Falls
If a building structure is damaged as a result of an elderly person falling in their home, most property insurance policies cover the cost of biohazard cleaning and restoration of the property. While you would need to check on the details of the policy, we gladly work with insurance carriers and can even file the claim on your behalf. At a time when you need to be focused on helping your loved one on their road to recovery, paperwork is the last thing you should have to handle. Therefore, we try to make it as easy and painless as possible.
Check On the Elderly in Your Life
While it is easy to focus on our own families and close friends during this time, make it a habit to keep checking on older friends, family members, and neighbors. We all need a helping hand from time to time and you may make the world difference for someone who needs to be found.