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Dementia Care in Matthews

Dementia Care in Matthews

Provider of dementia care in Matthews hugging elderly patient

How To Help When They Say They Want To Go Home

A dementia diagnosis comes with many challenges, and Visiting Angels┬« Charlotte is here to offer support. Our professional dementia care helps Matthews area seniors live comfortably in their own homes for as long as possible. Our goal is to provide the help you and your loved one need to manage their disorder and avoid a move to an assisted care facility. 

As part of our assistance, we'd like to walk you through a very common situation. For many dementia sufferers, the loss of verbal communication skills is a frequent side-effect. This leads to excessive use of the phrase 'I want to go home,' regardless of their location. They might be at home when they make this statement, and it is normal to misinterpret this as simple confusion. The truth is, this can mean many different things. 

Since they cannot fully express themselves, this phrase is the way many seniors express general discomfort. It can refer to physical pain, or some type of emotional issue. The important thing is to understand they are stressed and scared when they make this statement, so you should react by staying calm and refraining from any dialogue about their physical location. 

At Visiting Angels Charlotte, it is our pleasure to provide the help and support your family needs to create the best home life for your loved one. 

Our Professional Dementia Care in Matthews

With all the benefits of an extended home life, it should be the goal of every family to keep their loved one out of the assisted living facility for as long as possible. We are proud to offer the help you need to achieve this goal. Our service provides:

  • Customized help around the home
  • Positive companionship on a daily basis
  • Memory assistance including medication reminders
  • A crucial respite for caregiving relatives
  • And more!

Dementia Care To Help The Whole Family

With our help available, there's no reason to take on all of these responsibilities on your own. We offer flexible scheduling, so you can have our professional caregivers step in whenever you need. We understand the importance of our role as both companion and care provider, so you can be sure we will treat your loved one with kindness, respect, and dignity at all times. 

We are proud to help build safe and positive home environments for seniors throughout:

  • Matthews
  • Charlotte 
  • Mint Hill
  • Pineville
  • Waxhaw
  • Ballantyne
  • And nearby areas

Our dementia care creates more comfortable lives for seniors throughout the Matthews area. To get started with a care consultation, contact Visiting Angels Charlotte today. 

Serving Southern Mecklenburg & Union Counties

Visiting Angels CHARLOTTE, NC
1510-B Orchard Lake Dr
Charlotte, NC 28270
Phone: 704-841-1160
Fax: 855-541-0285