Get the Most Out of Your Consultation with Personal Care Assistants from Visiting Angels Dallas
You probably have a lot of questions about senior care options in the Dallas area for your loved one. How much will it set you back? What credentials should you look for? Is in-home care the best option? It's easy to become overwhelmed.
A free in-home consultation with Visiting Angels Dallas allows you to learn more about our in-home care services and how our personal care assistants help seniors remain independent. One of our care coordinators will visit your home and answer any questions you may have. Furthermore, the coordinator will learn about your specific care requirements. Your free consultation will provide expert advice to assist you in making a decision.
How to Prepare for Your Home Care Consultation
Inform your loved one that you are thinking about hiring a personal care assistant. The decision to work with a home care provider can be a sensitive, emotionally charged issue, and it may be met with opposition. Listen to your loved one's concerns and opinions if they are opposed to the idea, make it clear that your top priority is their health and well-being.
Consider any specific in-home care requirements. When is he or she most likely to require assistance? What are the most difficult tasks? Examine your financial situation ahead of time to determine how much to budget for in-home senior care. Bring a list of questions and concerns to discuss during the consultation.
What We Often Discuss During Consultations
At Visiting Angels Dallas, our personal care assistants are skilled at putting seniors and family caregivers at ease, especially when discussing sensitive topics like personal hygiene and incontinence care.
Topics we cover might include:
- Personal Care: Meal planning and preparation, light housekeeping, errands and transportation to appointments, mobility assistance, medication reminders and personal hygiene (bathing, dressing, toileting)
- Social Care: Our caregivers help learn how to use modern technology such as email, search engines and video chat programs to stay in touch with friends and family
- Memory Care: help with managing symptoms of dementia, assistance with fall prevention, wandering prevention and more
Free home safety and fall-risk assessments are also included in our in-home consultations. We'll look into your loved one's specific safety requirements. Your personal care assistant will address any concerns you may have about caregiver qualifications, safety, oversight, emergency procedures and other issues.
Creating Your Unique Care Plan
Your Visiting Angels Dallas care coordinator will work with you to create a comprehensive care plan that is tailored to your loved one's specific needs. The plan will include a schedule as well as a description of specific activities and tasks that will necessitate the assistance of a caregiver. Your care coordinator will then pair your loved one with a caregiver who is a good fit. You can be certain of a good match with our Select Your Caregiver program. However, if you feel the match isn't quite right, you can request a different caregiver at any time, for any reason.
In-Home Senior Care Can Begin Immediately
Our personal care assistants can typically begin providing services within 48 hours of the initial consultation. In some cases, services can start the same day.
If you're interested in learning more about our in-home senior care services, contact our Dallas, TX office at 214-273-1843.
Serving Park Cities, Lakewood, Lake Highlands, East Dallas, Casa Linda and Surrounding Communities in Dallas, TX
Visiting Angels PARK CITIES, TEXAS8350 N Central Expy #M1018
Dallas, TX 75206