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Choosing Care Providers in Oklahoma City: What Questions Should You Ask?

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Looking for a caregiver to assist your elderly mother or father is a big decision. The person you choose to care for your loved one can have an impact on their happiness and quality of life so you want to make sure they are a good fit. Doing your research and having a list of questions to ask when interviewing caregivers and/or agencies can help. As an experienced senior care agency, Visiting Angels® Oklahoma City OK recommends asking the following questions when considering a home care provider:

  • Does this provider have experience caring for seniors at home?
  • Are caregivers requires to complete a background check or screening?
  • What qualities do you look for when selecting caregivers for your team?
  • What happens if our caregiver is unable to make a scheduled appointment?
  • What are some of the services our caregiver will be able to provide?
  • What happens if my loved one and their caregiver aren't compatible?
  • Is aid available at any time or are there specific care hours?
  • What method do you use to monitor the care my loved one receives?
  • Would we have the chance to meet our caregiver before services begin?
  • Do you require any specific training or continuing education for caregivers?

Home Care Providers You Can Rely On

Visiting Angels Oklahoma City has a team of senior care providers you can rely on. Our caregivers have been thoroughly screened and are direct employees of our agency, not contractors. When your loved one receives assistance from our compassionate professionals, it will bring peace of mind to your family. We provide services on your schedule so your loved one will have the aid they require when they need it.

How Visiting Angels Oklahoma City Helps

The home care providers from Visiting Angels Oklahoma City are able to assist elderly and disabled adults in a variety of ways. We will customize our non-medical services to address your loved one's specific needs. Some services we can provide include:

  • Running errands such as shopping
  • Help getting to appointments
  • Walking and fall prevention measures
  • Offering medication reminders
  • Aid with light housekeeping tasks
  • Dressing and grooming assistance
  • Preparing nutritious meals and snacks
  • Joyful companionship and conversation

If your family is looking for a home care provider to assist a loved one, call Visiting Angels Oklahoma City today and schedule a free consultation.

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