Visiting Angels Charleston WV: What is Home Care?

Home care from Visiting Angels® Charleston WV is a non-medical type of assistance geared towards elderly and disabled adults who wish to age in place. When families have a loved one in need of assistance at home, the two obvious choices for care include moving their loved one to a nursing home or having a family member care for them. If your loved one wishes to age in place, or has no family members nearby to help, professional home care from Visiting Angels Charleston WV can provide an ideal solution. 

There are many benefits to receiving aid at home vs. in a residential facility. First and foremost, your loved one will be able to stay in their treasured home. Additionally, your family member will be able to retain control over their schedules and routines. Seniors also enjoy home care because it allows them to build a meaningful relationship with a consistent caregiver from Visiting Angels Charleston WV.

How Home Care Helps Seniors in Charleston WV

Home care services from Visiting Angels Charleston WV can support your loved one in a variety of ways. We will provide your family member with customized aid to address their unique needs. We offer our services at an affordable hourly rate so your family can choose the amount of assistance that fits your needs and budget.

Some of the care services your loved one may choose to receive from Visiting Angels Charleston WV include:

  • Grocery shopping and other errands as needed
  • Transportation to therapies or doctor appointments
  • Joyful companionship through shared activities
  • Help planning and preparing nutritious meals
  • Monitoring medications and offering reminders
  • Help going for walks and preventing falls
  • Aid with dishes, laundry, and light housekeeping
  • Dignified aid for dressing, grooming, & bathing

Getting Started with Home Care in Charleston WV

Getting started with home care from Visiting Angels Charleston WV is simple and convenient. To make things as easy as possible for your loved one, we will come to their home for our initial assessment. While in the home, we can provide a fall risk assessment to help keep your loved one safe. We will also discuss your loved one's physical and emotional needs, as well as your preferred care schedule. 

If you have an elderly or disabled family member who is in need of care at home, call Visiting Angels Charleston WV today and ask how we can help.

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.