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Benefits of Dementia Care at Home in Burke

provider of dementia care at home in Burke with elderly patient

A dementia diagnosis can be life-changing, not only for the senior experiencing it but also for their family and friends. New challenges present themselves, and many families begin to explore their options for dementia care at home in the Burke area or at long term care facilities.  

At Visiting Angels® Springfield VA, our dementia care services bring compassionate support and supervision to the homes of seniors in Burke in all stages of dementia, avoiding the need for relocation to assisted living or long term care.

How Dementia Care at Home Helps Seniors in Burke

When a loved one is struggling with the symptoms of dementia, families often worry about their safety and well-being, especially if their loved one lives on their own. As the disease progresses, decisions need to be made about living arrangements and how to best provide care.

While long-term care facilities are an option, many seniors with dementia would prefer to continue living at home, either by themselves if possible, or with a loved one.

At Visiting Angels Springfield VA, our dementia care services make it possible for seniors with dementia to remain living at home in Burke safely and comes with many benefits, including:

  • The ability to stay at home in a familiar setting

  • Assisting with personal hygiene, including bathing and dressing

  • Wandering prevention and company on walks and during activities

  • Reminders to take medications, drink fluids, and eat regularly

  • Assisting your loved one with tasks and helping them avoid dangerous situations

  • Help with housekeeping, cleaning, and organization

  • Reliable respite care for family caregivers

  • Help while cooking and operating the stove, oven, or microwave

  • Providing your loved one with appropriate distraction, keeping them engaged in favorite activities and hobbies

  • Additional support and help when your loved one attends social engagements and events

About Dementia Care in Burke from Visiting Angels Springfield VA

At Visiting Angels Springfield VA, we are committed to giving seniors with dementia the support they need to live at home safely in Springfield, VA, Annandale, Burke, and the surrounding areas.

Our dementia care plans are fully customized to the individual needs and schedule of every client. Our compassionate caregivers are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and when your loved one’s symptoms worsen or your schedule changes, our customized plans can easily be adjusted.

Whether your loved one has been recently diagnosed with dementia or is in the advanced stages, our one-of-a-kind caregivers can provide the at home care your loved one needs.

To learn how dementia care at home can help your loved one in the Burke area, call Visiting Angels Springfield VA today. We look forward to speaking with you.

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