How To Get Started: Choosing Elder Care Services from Visiting Angels Charlottesville

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Receiving compassionate elder care services that you can trust is easy when you call Visiting Angels Charlottesville. We will schedule a free consultation in the comfort and privacy of your family member’s home with one of our elder care services professionals. This gives everyone the opportunity to get to know each other, discuss specific needs, goals, schedule requirements, and all the options to keep your parent living safely and independently in the comfort of their home.

And, if you need services quickly, Visiting Angels Charlottesville can usually provide elder care services within 48 hours, or in emergency situations, the same day.

During Our Initial Consultation

During our initial visit, we’ll discuss a wide range of topics. At Visiting Angels Charlottesville, we believe the more information we have, the better we’ll be able to create a detailed elder care services plan and schedule for your parent.

Use this list to write down your ideas and any questions you may have before our consultation.

Physical restrictions or needs:

  • Bathing and personal hygiene
  • Sleeping/resting
  • Physical activities
  • Diet/food allergies
  • Mobility concerns or challenges
  • Incontinence

Housekeeping and homemaking needs:

  • Running errands
  • Preparing meals
  • Housekeeping assistance

Social needs:

  • Companionship
  • Appointments
  • Activities

Schedules for:

  • Eating
  • Medications
  • Sleep/naps
  • Appointments

General Info:

  • Likes/Dislikes
  • Caregiver access
  • Transportation
  • Scheduling changes

An Individualized Elder Care Services Plan

After our meeting, we will design an elder care services plan that is specific for your loved one’s needs. The plan can be easily adapted as needs and schedules change.  

Carefully Screened Caregivers

Before personal interviews, all caregivers in our Charlottesville office undergo comprehensive employment, background, and criminal history checks. During the personal interview, applicants must demonstrate that vital traits such as empathy, honesty, patience, humor, and respect are a natural part of their personality.

Choose Your Caregiver

Visiting Angels Charlottesville schedules interviews for you and your parent with several caregiver candidates at your loved one’s home. These interviews give you and your parent choices and allow you to select the most compatible caregiver.

Elder Care Services are Just a Phone Call Away

Visiting Angels Charlottesville wants you to always feel confident that your loved one is receiving the care and attention that they need. We monitor our elder care services providers with scheduled phone calls and home visits.

Call our Charlottesville office today to learn more about elder care services for your loved one and to set up your initial consultation.

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.