Visiting Angels Fort Smith: What is Home Care?

Provider of home care in Fort Smith with elderly patient

For many seniors, home is a place of comfort as well as a sign of independence. So when aging, illness, or a change in ability makes it impractical or dangerous for a loved one to remain living at home independently, many families worry about how to ensure their loved one’s safety while respecting their desire to age in place. Home care from Visiting Angels® Fort Smith is the answer.  

Trusted Home Care in Fort Smith

For many families in the Fort Smith area, exploring home care options is a new experience. You might feel overwhelmed with questions and concerns. How does this care work? Can a caregiver assist while respecting a desire for independence? Would my loved one even accept help from an outsider?

At Visiting Angels Fort Smith, we understand that every client and family we work with has their own set of unique circumstances, needs, and schedules. We make getting started with home care as forthright as possible by:

  • Offering a no-cost consultation over the phone or in your loved one’s home to answer questions and review our services.

  • Scheduling a visit to your loved one’s home to get to know them and learn about their needs schedule.

  • Tailoring the services around the individual preferences, needs, and schedule of your loved one to create a customized care plan just for them.

  • Matching your loved one with a unique caregiver from our team that best suits their care needs and personality.

  • Providing your loved one and family with our after-hours number for unexpected needs and emergencies for a call back within 15 minutes. 

The Home Care Help You Need, When You Need It in Fort Smith

Whether your loved one is experiencing a change in mobility, struggling with a chronic illness, or could benefit from companionship, Visiting Angels Fort Smith is here to help. We can also assist with sudden or emergency needs for care, responding quickly in the event of early or late discharges from the hospital or a rehabilitation facility.    

We provide a variety of home care services to seniors and their families in Fort Smith, including:

  • Help with personal care, including dressing, bathing, and grooming

  • Hospital assistance, including discharge and rehabilitation

  • Transportation to activities and appointments

  • Light Housekeeping and meal preparation

  • Assistance shopping and running errands

  • Fluid and medication reminders

  • Companionship and conversation

  • Respite care for family caregivers

For more information about our home care services in Fort Smith, Van Buren, and the surrounding communities, call Visiting Angels Fort Smith today to schedule a no-cost 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.