Explore Dementia Care in Lynchburg, VA and the Surrounding Area
Visiting Angels Offers Dementia Care in Lynchburg, Amherst, Campbell County, and Nearby Areas
Families coping with a memory impairment diagnosis face the difficult decision of how to provide the best care for their loved one. In home care for seniors with dementia can be a good option for many dementia sufferers. Visiting Angels of Lynchburg has developed an in-home memory care program based on the latest clinically reviewed best practices for dementia care. We take a holistic, individualized approach to engage our clients through communication and behavioral strategies.
Core Principles Guide Our Memory Care Program
Most importantly, our families are in charge when it comes to caring for their loved one. We do as much or as little as they prefer. Our caregivers are certified Dementia Care Specialists, trained in communication and behavioral strategies. We use our clients' background and personal interests to create their care plan. We strive for a clear, accurate understanding of our clients' abilities, tastes, interests, values, and spiritual beliefs. Our dementia program is built on these pillars:
- Build a structured daily routine to help reduce stress associated with memory loss
- Choose a healthy nutritious diet that is high in protein to support brain health
- Hydrate adequately and get enough fluids daily to help reduce mental decline
- Engage mentally through tailored activities that support cognitive functioning
- Exercise, physical activity can improve cognitive abilities better than medication
- Listen to music, music therapy can greatly improve mood and cognitive functioning
- Monitor the environment to reduce confusion and agitation
We Treat the Whole Patient
Visiting Angels of Lynchburg takes a holistic approach to helping clients retain their cognitive and physical abilities as much as possible. We do activities and tasks “with” our clients instead of “for” our clients. Our goal is to increase their feelings of dignity, self-respect and help them live with a sense of purpose and meaning. We help them re-engage in their lives, with a sense of belonging and purpose. If negative behaviors occur such as verbal outbursts or wandering, we provide opportunities to reduce or eliminate them. We welcome reminiscing and recalling beloved lifetime memories because we believe bringing the past into the present preserves their self-worth.
Why Choose Visiting Angels of Lynchburg?
Visiting Angels of Lynchburg’s dementia care program was developed in house and includes the latest clinical information and follows best practices for memory care. Our compassionate, trustworthy caregivers and can handle any dementia situation, plus provide services like preparing meals, grocery shopping, running errands, assisting with hygiene, and transportation to medical appointments.
If you are in Lynchburg or the surrounding area and would like to learn more about our dementia care services, call Visiting Angels of Lynchburg at 434-337-3836 or fill out our intake form by clicking here.
Serving Lynchburg, Amherst, Campbell County, VA, and the Surrounding Area
Visiting Angels in Lynchburg, VA2900 Old Forest Rd,
Lynchburg, VA 24501
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