What Are the Traits of a Visiting Angels McKinney Caregiver?
The caregivers we hire at Visiting Angels have unique characteristics that help them provide exceptional in-home care to seniors in McKinney, Allen, Frisco, Prosper and surrounding areas in Collin County, TX
Professional senior care is a calling, not just a job. While training is needed to meet job requirements, professional caregivers must also possess innate qualities that enable them to compassionately perform job functions. These special qualities separate average home care providers from superior home care providers.
If you’re looking into senior care options in Collin County, you’ll want to make sure the solution you pick puts your loved one’s needs first. A professional care provider is committed to providing the care their client truly needs while working with their schedule. Values like patience, dedication and compassion are essential when finding the right senior care provider
What specific qualities or character traits should care providers have? Visiting Angels McKinney weighs in on what makes great care providers.
Essential Qualities We Look For
Dedication. Families and seniors in Collin County should be able to rely on care professionals to be available when needed, to honor their commitments and to carry out all job responsibilities in a professional manner. When a family chooses to bring a caregiver into the home, he or she should respect the situation and be sensitive to any crisis or hardship the family may be enduring. When we look for potential caregivers to join our team, we look for those who are committed to making a difference in the lives of seniors throughout our community by helping them get the support they need to remain independent.
Creativity. At Visiting Angels McKinney, our care providers are always introducing new, engaging activities designed to improve their client’s quality of life. Additionally, they focus on creating new ways elderly individuals can carry out tasks and learn new skills.
Judgment. Professional home care aides from Visiting Angels McKinney are good decision makers; they exercise sound judgment and maintain confidentiality. Although, when a client is in danger, they know to act immediately and keep the client’s family informed.
Compassion is Key
Beyond the essential qualities and responsibilities lie the real substance of a professional care provider. Our caregivers must be a compassionate personal attendant. He or she must go beyond providing home care services and responding appropriately in certain scenarios—the care provider must demonstrate compassion and thoughtfulness.
Our professional care providers are dedicated people who have a passion for helping people; they are selfless in their desire to improve the quality of life for others. What does compassion look like? You’ll hear compassion in a caregiver’s tone of voice; you’ll see it in their body language and willingness to help. You’ll feel their compassion when you observe how they care for your loved one.
A Wide Range of Talents
At Visiting Angels McKinney, our home care providers must be able to perform the following tasks:
- Aid with walking or ambulation
- Ensure a safe environment for clients
- Act with confidentiality to protect their client’s privacy
- Communicate effectively with patients, family and coworkers
- Understand and follow through on all senior care requirements
- Assist with daily activities such as preparing meals and light housekeeping
We Value Our Caregivers
At Visiting Angels McKinney, we understand that our care providers put 100 percent into caring for our senior clients. We know we couldn’t be one of the leading home care agencies in Collin County without the hard work and dedication of our Angels. That’s why when you join the Visiting Angels team, you’ll have access to benefits such as flexible scheduling, competitive pay, paid time off, continued education, overtime and holiday pay and so much more. We want to ensure our care providers feel appreciated and supported so they can deliver exceptional care and support to the seniors in our care.
To learn more about our caregivers, contact Visiting Angels McKinney at 214-491-1999.
If you’d like to join our team, fill out our employment form today!