FAQs: Senior Home Care Services in Atlanta, GA
Q. What kind of services do you provide?
A: Visiting Angels Atlanta-Midtown provides senior home care services including companion care and personal care services. Our services are designed to provide assistance with those activities that elders need help with in order to be able to stay at home safely and with dignity. Our in home care services may include fall prevention, medication and fluids reminders, light housekeeping, grooming or bathing assistance, and running errands.
Q: What does the term "aging in place" mean?
A: Aging in place refers to the ability of any person to grow old in their own home or that of their family. It is the opposite of institutional residential care like a nursing home. Sometimes it may mean the ability, with extra help, to stay in an assisted living facility as well.
Q: Do you provide senior home care services in assisted living facilities?
A: Yes. People sometimes discover that the assistance provided in an assisted living facility is not enough to enable them to remain independent. In these cases, Visiting Angels Atlanta-Midtown provides a qualified caregiver for senior home care services to make this possible. In some states you can hire private help in an assisted living facility – or nursing home.
Q: How quickly can services be provided/started?
A: Generally, senior care services can be provided within a 48-hour period and often the same day.
Q: Can I change the schedule if I have appointments to keep?
A: Schedule changes are easily accomplished with as little as one-week notice. Our philosophy is to make the schedule work for the family, not the agency. You come first. Your needs, your requests, your schedule. We will do everything possible to make sure the schedule you want is the schedule you get.
Q: How do I get started with Visiting Angels Atlanta-Midtown?
A: Call Visiting Angels Atlanta-Midtown at 404-341-7049 to learn more about our senior home care services and to find a caregiver near you. We will have our staff come to your home and conduct a free, no obligation assessment. We will then, at your direction, identify caregivers who have the skills, personality and availability to assist you. You will then be able to meet the caregiver, and if you approve, they will begin working for you.
Serving Metropolitan Atlanta, GA and it's Surrounding Areas
Visiting Angels ATLANTA-MIDTOWN1100 Peachtree St NE #200
Atlanta, GA 30309