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Do You Have an Aging Loved One in Auburn, NH? Here’s What to Look for in a Home Care Provider

At Visiting Angels of Auburn, we know that when you are searching for a home care provider, you are looking for someone who will be the perfect fit for your family. That means someone who understands your loved one, collaborates well with your family, and has the right skills for your loved one’s needs. A home care provider spends many hours one-on-one with your loved one, so finding the right match is just as important as creating the right care plan. Our agency understands that you want the best for your loved one, and we are committed to providing top quality living assistance services.

What to Look for a Home Care Provider in Auburn

A home care provider should have the soft skills to make them a right match for your family. At Visiting Angels of Auburn, we match clients with caregivers based not just on care specialization but also on hobbies, sense of humor, and personality traits. Compassion, honesty, integrity, and humor are what enables a caregiver to assist with a senior’s personal and physical needs.

Communication Skills

Communication is a major trait we look for when selecting a caregiver. Professional caregivers should be able to communicate with you, family members, and healthcare providers. Most importantly, a home care provider needs to be able to communicate honestly and thoroughly with your loved one to ensure that all their needs are fully met. If your loved one is hesitant or embarrassed, a caregiver needs to be empathetic and compassionate. Which is why we look for caregivers who are kind and great communicators.

Trained, Certified, and Experienced

Receiving in home care from Visiting Angels of Auburn means you will receive top-quality care services from local providers. We offer ongoing training and professional development to make sure our caregivers remain at the top of the field. A knowledgeable and observant caregiver can note changes in your loved one’s health or moods and respond accordingly. When changes in mobility, cognition, coordination, emotional health, and other areas occur, our caregivers can detect changes and alert you and your family to your loved one’s needs.

Cleanliness

Personal care requires detailed knowledge of cleanliness and hygiene. Many of our clients face chronic illness, mobility issues, or other physical health conditions, and may be more prone to infections and diseases. Your family should look for caregivers who understands the importance of everyday hygiene to help keep themselves, your loved one, and your loved one’s home healthy and safe.

Contact Visiting Angels for Quality Care

If you are looking for a caregiver who understands your loved one’s unique needs, Visiting Angels of Auburn is ready to help. Our team of trained caregivers is licensed, bonded, insured, fully trained, and ready to meet you and your loved one. Call our friendly office staff today to get started.

Each Visiting Angels agency is a franchise that is independently owned and operated. The Franchisor, Living Assistance Services Inc., does not control or manage the day to day business operations of any Visiting Angels franchised agency.