When Should I Bring in At-Home Care Services?

By paying attention to these signs, you can make sure your loved one in Havertown, PA gets the at-home care services they need when they need them most

At Visiting Angels Havertown, we know that making the decision to bring in professional caregivers isn’t always easy. In fact, it might be met with some resistance. Your loved one could perceive it as a loss of privacy and independence.

However, knowing the early warning signs that your loved one needs care at home can help in your decision making process. It can also ensure that you have the right care in place – at the right time – to keep your loved one safe, independent, and healthy.

Signs It Could Be Time for At-Home Care

At Visiting Angels Havertown, we know from experience that if your loved one is exhibiting some of the following signs, it may be time to introduce professional senior care services:

  • Memory loss and confusion
  • Forgetting to take or mixing up medications
  • Struggling to pay bills, buy food, and make healthy meals
  • Feeling depressed, lonely, stressed, or upset on a regular basis
  • A loss of interest in activities they previously enjoyed
  • Avoiding social interaction with friends and family
  • Sleeping more often and changing eating habits, resulting in weight loss
  • Having difficulty bathing, dressing, and grooming
  • Falling easily or having a hard time walking
  • Having trouble maintaining a clean household

How Visiting Angels Havertown Can Help

At-home care from Visiting Angels Havertown is both personalized and flexible. That means we can deliver the right level of care your loved one needs – whether it’s some help with light housekeeping and grocery shopping, respite care for you and your family members, or 24/7 private care. Our schedule is also completely flexible, so we can modify it at any time as your loved one’s needs change. We can also provide care on holidays, weekends, and in the evenings, as well as overnight.

Why Trust Us With Your Loved One?

At Visiting Angels Havertown, we’re dedicated to providing care at home that allows seniors to live safely on their own for as long as possible. We genuinely enjoy helping others and want to see our clients maintain a high quality of life and thrive in their environment. That’s why we strive to recruit and hire the best caregivers who have a strong history in the senior care industry. We conduct thorough background checks, verify past employment and references, and rigorously evaluate their experience and personality to confirm that they can provide the most compassionate, dignified care for your loved one. That may be why so many clients report that our caregivers feel “just like family” to them.

At Visiting Angels Havertown, we provide personalized at-home care to seniors in Havertown, Broomall, Delaware County, Main Line, Montgomery County, and the Philadelphia counties. Contact our office today to learn more about how we can help you and your loved one.

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