Visiting Angels of Staunton, Virginia has announced an updated tailored approach to dementia and Alzheimer’s care that is now available for patients living in Dooms, Harriston, Waynesboro, Jolivue, Verona, Afton and Grottoes. This new system is designed for families to be confident that their seniors are receiving the utmost attention and care from highly trained Visiting Angels carers.
More details at https://www.visitingangels.com/staunton/home
An innovative dementia care program begins with an all-encompassing discussion between the patient and their family. This conversation can help ease the transition for both the patient and the caregiver by facilitating a relationship of comfort and security. The family also gets a better idea of what the patient needs from them, enabling them to understand what skills they need to acquire to provide care and support for their family member.
Alzheimer’s, the most common type of dementia, has been diagnosed in roughly 6 million Americans. Memory decline is the defining symptom of Alzheimer’s, and robs its sufferers of meaningful lives and relationships. Memory loss often affects other areas of cognition such as language and problem solving, making it difficult to remember even important details about a person’s life such as phone numbers and names.
At its most severe, Alzheimer’s can result in severe memory loss, even to the point of forgetting the way home. And while these symptoms may seem more common in older people, they can also appear in younger family members who carry a gene that predisposed them to develop it.
Visiting Angels Staunton, recognizes the potential perils that accompany aging. The organization has crafted a specialized service that unites modern fact-driven caregiving with compassionate consideration. The result is a unique partnership between patient and carer that offers both value and peace of mind.
Their in-home care team service is tailored to suit the unique needs of each individual, from meal prep and light housekeeping to medicine management, providing companionship and making sure any medical appointments are attended to.
To protect those in their care and comply with the newest safety regulations, Visiting Angels Staunton has adopted strict and comprehensive new standards. They include thorough sanitization. The agency understands that financial strain impacts families right now and is a major factor that disrupts care for seniors. As a result, Visiting Angels Staunton is providing a complimentary first assessment to determine if they are a good fit for patients and their families.
Patients and their families have a choice of the support they need. Visiting Angels Staunton offers clients aid with everyday tasks such as medication reminders, errands, hygiene care, and helping seniors get dressed. Its specialized dementia program works to help elderly individuals live a meaningful life while also giving peace of mind to their loved ones. Homecare is provided by aides, companions, and sitters who help with activities such as cooking, grocery shopping, and companionship.
A family member states “You provided assistance when I didn’t know where to turn.”
For more information on dementia, Alzheimers and the home care options available, families should go to Visiting Angels Staunton’s website – https://www.visitingangels.com/staunton/home – to further explore the subject.
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