Our Home Health Aides Answer Greater Schererville, IN's Most Pressing Questions About Visiting Angels

Our Home Health Aides Can Answer Any Question About Visiting Angels of Schererville

Q. What kind of services do you provide?

A: At Visiting Angels, we offer seniors a variety of different in-home care services, such as companion care and personal care. Our programs ensure a skilled, qualified home health aide is on-site to provide support with activities that clients need help with. Our caregivers give seniors the about to live at home safely and with dignity. Our home care services may include fall prevention, fluids and medication reminders, bathing assistance, grooming, light housekeeping, and running errands.

Q: What does the term "aging in place" mean?

A: Aging in place is a term used to describe a senior’s ability to live out their years in their own home or another location of their choosing. It is the opposite of institutional care, such as a nursing home. However, at times, it can also mean the ability to stay in an assisted living facility as well, with support from a caregiver.

Q: Do you provide services in assisted living facilities?

A:  Yes, we do. On many occasions, families discover that their loved one is not getting enough care in an assisted living facility. In those cases, Visiting Angels provides a qualified home health aide to ensure a senior remains as independent as possible.

Q: How quickly can home care services be provided/started?

A:  In general, it takes about 48 hours to begin services, though in many instances we have been able to send over help the same day.

Q: Can I change the schedule if I have appointments to keep?

A:  Yes, with a minimum one-week notice. Our goal at Visiting Angels is to give you an ideal care schedule – your family comes first. As such, we will do everything in our power to adapt to your needs.

Q: How do I start home care services with Visiting Angels?

A: All you need to do is contact us at 800-365-4189 or use our office locator to find a home health aide near you. At that point, we can book a free assessment in the comfort of your home, where a care coordinator will be able to match you with the perfect caregiver should you wish to proceed with care services. Before they begin, you’ll be able to meet them to ensure they are the best caregiver for your loved one. 

Each Visiting Angels agency is a franchise that is independently owned and operated. The Franchisor, Living Assistance Services Inc., does not control or manage the day to day business operations of any Visiting Angels franchised agency.