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Finding the Perfect Dementia Caregiver in Springfield VA

dementia caregiver in Springfield VA with elderly patient

Choosing a dementia caregiver means entrusting your loved one into the hands of another, and that is no small task. You need someone who can provide the right kind of care and which fits comfortably within your schedule and your budget. The dementia caregivers at Visiting Angels® Springfield VA offer dignified, one-on-one assistance for seniors with dementia, whenever they need it. Whether that's daily, weekly, monthly, and even around the clock, your family can choose the frequency that's right for your loved one. They provide home care services that range from uplifting companionship to medication reminders and more. But it's not just what they do that sets our caregivers apart, it's who they are. 

Getting to Know Your Dementia Caregiver in Springfield VA

Just what should you aim to learn when you sit down with a potential caregiver or agency? Of course, it's important to make sure that you gain a clear understanding of the services and processes, but you also want to come away with a sense of their character. Knowing that the dementia caregiver you choose in Springfield VA will provide their services with integrity and compassion is essential to you having full peace of mind.

Some key things to know about your dementia caregiver in Springfield VA include:

  • What makes them passionate about elderly care?
  • Have they had first-aid and CPR training?
  • Have they been given dementia-specific training?
  • Have they received a thorough background check?
  • What do they find most rewarding about the work that they do?
  • Are there any tasks which they feel uncomfortable performing?
  • Are they able to assist with meal preparation and light housework?

Free Consultations For Families From Visiting Angels Springfield VA

Before choosing a dementia caregiver, you'll also want to get to know your agency. At Visiting Angels Springfield VA, we want to get to know you, too, which is why we offer in-home consultations to interested families in Springfield VA, Annandale, Burke, and the surrounding area, absolutely free of charge. It's the perfect opportunity for your family to learn about our home care services and get answers to your questions. We can even offer personalized advice about which services would most benefit your loved one, based on your unique needs and circumstances. 

You can learn more about our dementia caregivers and our services by calling Visiting Angels Springfield VA for a free, in-home consultation today! 

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