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Counties Served: Minnesota - Hennepin | Minnesota - Anoka,Carver,Dakota,Hennepin,Ramsey,Scott,WashingtonCompanion Care
Home care makes aging in place possible for millions of seniors every year. We provide care wherever the individual resides, sometimes that is in their own home, or home of a family member; other times that means an apartment or assisted living facility. We care for seniors where they feel happiest and most comfortable the place they call home. No one understands the importance of senior care like we do at Visiting Angels. As one of the country~s most trusted home care agencies in the country, we make senior care possible for older adults across the U.S. Our in-home care services for the elderly make daily living safer and more enjoyable, allowing seniors to spend their golden years in the comfort of home.Our elder care offers valuable support to families. Visiting Angels makes it easier to care for aging loved ones, helping families to spend more quality time together. At the same time, we provide much-needed respite for family caregivers, reducing their risk of caregiver burnout.Learn more how we provide the best care at home for seniors. Call us at 952-935-0789 for more information.
Palliative care is a specialized caregiving approach that supports individuals living with a chronic illness. Our compassionate caregivers help individuals with chronic conditions remain at home by creating calming and supportive environments.Our care team focuses on an individual~s physical comfort as well as their emotional, social, and spiritual well-being.What Is Palliative Care at Home?Our specialized services provide supportive care so that your loved ones can remain in the place they cherish - home.There are key differences between hospice care and palliative care. Hospice care is provided to individuals with limited life expectancy while palliative care can be provided regardless of a person~s life expectancy.In addition to our home care services, we also offer a dedicated program for end of life care. Our Palliative Care ServicesThrough our unique Palliative Care Certification Program, we offer care with a focus on the following four areas:Physical NeedsWe focus on your loved one~s physical needs and personal comfort.Emotional NeedsWe identify what is important to our clients and make their lives the best they can be through maintaining their favorite routines and activities..Social NeedsWe develop close relationships with clients and their families. We provide companionship and conversation to relieve feelings of loneliness and isolation.Spiritual NeedsWe strive to restore hope for your loved one and your family by helping you find peace of mind in a challenging time.Ready to get started?Find your nearest Visiting Angels~ home care agency today or CONTACT US to learn more about our services!Palliative Home Care FAQsHow is Palliative Care Delivered in Home Care?Our Visiting Angels~ caregivers are offered non-medical certification in palliative care. Their primary focus is to deliver comfort care and compassion that addresses the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of our clients with the overall goal to impact quality of life.What Is the Difference Between Palliative Care and Hospice Care?The primary difference is the life expectancy of the individual. Hospice care is available to those with a life expectancy of six months or less. Palliative care is available to individuals regardless of life expectancy.How Long Can an Individual Use Palliative Care?There is no limitation period an individual can receive this specialized care service unless indicated from a payer source.How Can You Learn More About Palliative In-Home Care Services?If you have a loved one who is living with a chronic condition, we invite you to contact your local Visiting Angels home care office to learn more about our compassionate approach to home care. Before getting started, Visiting Angels will provide your family with a free home care consultation that helps us to learn more about your loved one~s needs. With input from you and your loved one, we will develop a personalize plan.
End of life care services offer physical and emotional support for individuals with a terminal illness during their final stages of life. Caregivers provide assistance to your loved one while giving your family the support they need at this difficult time.While its a natural part of our life cycle, the process doesnt make it any less difficult. An increasing number of people are choosing to spend their final days at home, so its important that families have access to compassionate and supportive home care services. Unfortunately, this aspect of care is often misunderstood or overlooked in the training process for caregivers and health care providers.At Visiting Angels, we provide options to help you and your loved one during this transition. Our care team will keep your loved one as comfortable as possible. While our program does not include hospice care, our caregivers can work alongside and support the hospice team. We will also support you and your family, providing a helping hand whenever you need one.What is End of Life Care?When a family member is diagnosed with a limited life expectancy, they often require some form of care to address pain and other symptoms. End of life home care is a common solution. In many cases, responsibilities fall on close family and friends. If you find yourself in this position, you might also find that you dont have the physical or emotional strength to shoulder these responsibilities all on your own. Visiting Angels can help.Our compassionate services give you, your family, and your loved one the assistance needed during the final stages of life. Visiting Angels offers a dedicated level of support you need through our Life Care Navigation collection of senior care services. Our approach is outlined in our Practical Care Tips for End of Life program, designed to provide caregivers with the information needed to support and assist clients and their families.Under these guidelines, Visiting Angels offers a client-focused approach. The level of care within this model is centered around your loved ones comfort and well-being. Caregivers provide essential personal home care services to help:Minimize pain and other symptomsAssist with personal tasks such as dressing, bathing, and daily hygieneAlleviate feelings of loneliness, stress, and anxietyAt the same time, we make sure that family and friend caregivers get the respite and assistance they need. We perform tasks such as meal preparation, laundry, light housekeeping, shopping, and running errands. Our caregivers provide an anchor that family caregivers can turn to for moments when they feel overwhelmed, offering emotional support or a helping hand whenever needed.End of Life Care OptionsVisiting Angels can provide the compassionate care and support you need during this difficult time. To help you find the right care options for your loved one, we invite you to contact your local Visiting Angels. We will be happy to provide any information you need and help you find a convenient time and place for an in-person meeting with a Visiting Angels care director.Ready to get started with end of life care?Find your nearest Visiting Angels~ home care agency today or CONTACT US to learn more about our services!