How to Get the Most Out of Your Free Consultation for In Home Care Services in Orland Park, IL and the Surrounding Area

A Guide to Get the Most Out of Your Free Consultation for In Home Care Services in Orland Park, La Grange, Flossmoor, Hinsdale, and Nearby Cities

If you are considering in home care services from Visiting Angels of Orland Park, we understand that you may have many questions for us. You may be wondering about our services, scheduling options, costs, caregivers, and the benefits of care. Because we offer so many options, going over it all can often feel overwhelming.

To help answer all your questions, we offer a free, in-home consultation with one of our experienced care coordinators. With this consultation, you will be able to learn in detail about our in home care services provided by our compassionate caregivers without any pressure or obligation to purchase our services afterward. To get the most out of your free consultation, we offer the following guide.

Preparing for a Consultation

The most important thing you can do before a consultation is to let your elderly loved one know that you are considering in home care services. This can be a sensitive topic for your loved one and you may be met with objections to hiring a caregiver. It is crucial that you listen to your loved one’s concerns and make sure they are truly heard. Help your loved one understand that their physical and mental health are your top priority.

Before a consultation, it is also good to think about the needs of your loved one, such as:

  • The days and times they will need care
  • What activities they will need help with
  • If transportation is necessary
  • Their budget restraints and how much they can allocate to in home care services

Writing down a list of questions you may have is also very helpful before a consultation.

What to Expect

When you schedule a free consultation from Visiting Angels of Orland Park, a care coordinator will conduct they meeting at your loved one’s home. Your loved one may feel embarrassed talking about their care needs, however our care coordinators are dedicated to putting seniors at ease. We make sure your loved one feels comfortable, respected, and independent. Topics our coordinators will discuss with you and your loved one may include the following:

  • Personal care requirements
  • Scheduling
  • Emotional care
  • Homemaking needs
  • Memory care
  • Logistics & policies
  • Other requests

Our free consultations also include complimentary assessments for fall-risk and home safety. Any questions you may have about our in home care services, caregivers, safety, and emergency procedures, will be answered.

If you live far away from your loved one and still want to participate in the free consultation, we will have a one on one consultation with your loved one in their home, and then conduct another consultation over the phone with you.


The information you provide us will help our care coordinators develop a care plan that is perfectly tailored to your loved one’s needs and preferences. The care plan will include a schedule and descriptions of activities and tasks in which caregivers will assist with.

Should you decide to opt for our services, your care coordinator will match your loved one with a caregiver who can provide the care your loved one requires. We also make sure that the personality of the caregiver matches your loved one’s personality to make sure they are a perfect fit for each other.

Getting Started

Caregivers can usually start providing care to your loved one within 48 hours of the consultation. However, depending on the needs of your loved one, care can sometimes start the same day as the consultation.

If your loved one needs care or support in their home, schedule a free consultation today. Call us at 708-367-6047 and ask about our in home care services consultations to receive a quality care plan for your loved one.

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