Answers to Common Questions About In-Home Care Services in Gaithersburg, MD and Surrounding Areas

Visiting Angels can help you better understand the in-home care services we provide to seniors in Gaithersburg, Potomac, Germantown, Montgomery Village and surrounding MD communities

Q. What sort of in-home care services does Visiting Angels Gaithersburg provide?

A: Visiting Angels provides our entire range of companion care and personal care services for seniors in Gaithersburg, Potomac, Rockville, Germantown, Montgomery Village and surrounding areas in Maryland. All of our care plans are designed with the needs of older adults in mind, helping make sure our clients get the assistance they need to get through the day safely and independently. Dignity and compassion are at the core of our mission, as we help older adults with fall prevention, medication and fluids reminders, light housekeeping, grooming or bathing assistance and running errands.

Q: What does it mean to "age in place"?

A: When we talk about aging in place, we are referring to the ability of older adults to remain in the comfort of their own home as they age in spite of any challenges they may face related to their health or age. Most seniors do need a bit of professional help to continue living in their own home. That's why we aim to help seniors remain independent through comprehensive and personalized in-home care services.

Q: My senior loved one currently lives in an assisted living facility and needs a bit more help than they are currently receiving. Can you help?

A: Yes. We are available to provide supplementary care to older adults living in nursing homes or assisted living facilities. Many seniors often find that the standard care provided in these facilities is not enough to keep them safe and comfortable. With Visiting Angels Gaithersburg, your loved one can receive additional care from our amazing and compassionate caregivers that can provide the all-around care they deserve. If you believe your loved one could benefit from having an extra set of hands around, give us a call today!

Q: How quickly can my senior parent start receiving in-home care services?

A: Once you sign up, we can generally start providing care within 48 hours. This gives us enough time to consult with you and your loved one, create a personalized care plan and help you find the right caregiver. In some cases, we are available to start that same day.

Q: My loved one's schedule has changed. How can I update their care plan?

A: At Visiting Angels Gaithersburg, we understand that your loved one’s needs will change over time. That is why our care plans and the schedules we develop with you and your loved one are never set in stone. We do need a bit of notice, however. As long as you give our office a week's notice, the schedule change should go smoothly.

Q: How can I get started with in-home care services from Visiting Angels Gaithersburg?

A: If you have made the decision to get your loved one started with us, great! You are doing an amazing thing for them! The hardest part is over. Now all you have to do is call our Gaithersburg, MD office and one of our friendly representatives will get you started.

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