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What Does an In Home Care Assessment Entail from Visiting Angels of Plano, TX?

Many families struggle to figure out the right time to ask for help. How do you know when a small struggle becomes a daily barrier? At Visiting Angels of Plano, we have helped hundreds of families of all shapes and sizes figure out the right way to resource their aging loved one. In home care can offer a better quality of life for seniors who live independently, and it can also give your family better peace of mind.

Visiting Angels Is Dedicated to Developing the Perfect In Home Care Plan for Seniors in Plano, Murphy, Parker, and Surrounding Areas

A home care assessment is one of the first tools you will see when you start working with our agency. An assessment is an essential step that helps us get to know your loved one, their home, their health, their goals, and the support network they currently have—including you and your family! Before your loved one starts care, we will meet with you for an in-depth discussion of their care needs, and we will help you build a fully customized care plan.

When to Schedule an In Home Assessment

When is the right time to call for help? It can be hard to notice when little tasks become big problems, especially for family members who might see an aging loved one multiple times a week, and not notice the gradual decrease in quality of life. Our home care specialists have years of experience performing assessments, building care plans, and zeroing in on the care concerns of aging and disabled individuals.

We focus on three main questions:

  • Is your loved one safe? Our care coordinators will help you look at your loved one’s home, health, and circumstances with a fresh eye. For seniors, safety means no trip or slip hazards, access to ongoing medical care, and a home that is orderly, hygienic, and free of mobility issues.
  • Is your loved one comfortable? Many seniors experience health issues or chronic health conditions that make them feel poorly; in home care services can help manage these conditions and ensure better physical health.
  • Is your loved one happy? This question helps us gauge emotional and mental health and identify activities that your loved one might enjoy.

The answers to these questions can help pinpoint the in home care services your loved one will most benefit from. The assessment will also gather input on one more key area: personality, humor, hobbies, and values all play a role in identifying the caregiver we will match with your loved one. Part of the senior care assessment is to help us get to know your family, your loved one, their lifestyle, and their preferences, so that we can identify a caregiver who will be trustworthy, easy to get along with, and able to make a difference for your loved one.

Schedule a Free, In Home Assessment Today

If you are concerned about the long-term well-being of a loved one who lives alone, it might be time to ask those three big questions. Call Visiting Angels of Plano today at 972-846-8417 to learn more about our essential in home care services.

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