Dementia Care in Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Suffolk

At Visiting Angels® Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Suffolk, we understand how overwhelming it can be to care for a loved one with dementia. We want to alleviate your stress while enriching the lives of your loved one and your family by offering professional essential personal dementia care services.

Our dementia care services for families in Portsmouth, Suffolk and Norfolk can be life changing. They allow your loved one to maintain their daily routines and to continue living safely in the familiar surroundings and comfort of their home.

Dementia Care Services Keep Your Loved One at Home

Most seniors want to continue living at home for as long as possible. For seniors with dementia, this desire is even stronger. A move to assisted living is stressful at the best of times, but for a senior coping with dementia it can be devastating. Staying at home in familiar surroundings helps those with dementia retain confidence and peace of mind.

When you choose our at home dementia care services, your loved one will receive a care plan built around his or her needs. We start by coming to your loved one's home to meet with you both and to discuss any concerns you have. The information we gather will be used to create a dementia care plan specifically tailored to your loved one's needs. At Visiting Angels Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Suffolk, our dementia care services often include assistance with:

  • Bathing and dressing assistance
  • Preparing nutritious meals
  • Light housekeeping
  • Monitoring fluids and medications
  • Wandering prevention
  • Respite care for family caregivers
  • 24/7 and live-in care available
  • Specialized care for Alzheimer's

Regardless of the type of assistance your loved one needs, we'll help you and your loved one establish regular routines. Having a daily routine is a source of comfort for those with dementia. Our caregivers also understand how disorienting dementia can be. Our caregivers have the patience needed to answer repetitive questions, when to use distraction instead of arguing, and how to encourage behaviors and activities that seniors with dementia may want to resist.

At Visiting Angels Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Suffolk, we understand how awkward it is to invite a stranger into your home as a dementia care provider. But you can rest assured that each of our dementia care professionals has been carefully selected. Each caregiver candidate undergoes a comprehensive background, criminal and employment check. Candidates must also demonstrate invaluable characteristics such as honesty, empathy, patience, humor, and respect as a natural part of their character.

Call Visiting Angels Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Suffolk today for a no-cost, no-obligation dementia care consultation.

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