Selecting Care

Building Trust with Your Home Care Agency

Trust is an important part of any relationship, and it’s particularly important in the relationship between you and your home care agency. When trust is present, a caregiver can work with the care recipient and his or her family to ensure quality care and quality of life. But without trust, that collaborative side to caregiving becomes difficult to maintain.

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What to Know About Fractured Hips Among the Elderly

If your loved one has suffered a fall, there are a range of outcomes. With luck, all that's bruised is pride, but seniors are usually more delicate than the general population, and one in five falls results in a severe injury, such as broken bones or head injury. One specific injury that's often a result of a senior fall is a hip fracture. Over 300,000 seniors are treated for hip fractures every year, and 95 percent of hip fractures arise from a fall.

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3 Keys to Home Care Provider Compatibility

Finding the right home care provider for your spouse, parent, or grandparent can be difficult. Thanks to our Select Your Caregiver program, Visiting Angels makes it easy for care recipients and their families to find a compatible home care provider. We’ve been matching clients with qualified, skilled, and compassionate caregivers for more than two decades. We know what it takes to find the right fit, and we know how important and impactful your choice of caregiver will be.

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The Importance of Choice in Elder Care Services

Choice is an important concept within the elder care services industry. Given the close, personal nature of in-home elder care, it’s important that care is personalized for each individual client. Furthermore, it’s important that clients have a say in how their services are personalized. Great elder care agencies give seniors plenty of choices, allowing them to structure care as they see fit. Other providers offer limited flexibility and control, giving clients limited options for customized care.

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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.

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