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Finding a Dementia Caregiver for Your Loved One in Edmonton

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Has your family been scrambling to care for a loved one with dementia while also trying to balance work and home life? Have you felt that the demands of their care may just be too much? If so, it may be time to consider bringing in a professional dementia caregiver from Senior Home Care By Angels® Edmonton. Having someone who can provide regularly scheduled respite for you and exceptional care for your loved one at home, restore the balance within your family, and bring you invaluable peace of mind. An in-home caregiver can also improve your loved one's quality of life and make it possible for them to continue to live in the comfort and familiarity of their home.

What Qualities Should You Look for In a Dementia Caregiver in Edmonton? 

When choosing a dementia caregiver in Edmonton, there are a lot of questions you'll want to ask yourself. Naturally, your top priority is finding someone with the right skills and experience to meet your loved one's needs. But it's also important to look for someone who feels like the right fit for your family in terms of personality and values. By meeting with prospective dementia caregivers from Senior Home Care By Angels Edmonton in advance, you can start to get a feel for who they are both as a caregiver and as a person.

Some things you may want your caregiver in Edmonton to have could include:

  • Work experience in the dementia care or elderly care fields
  • A valid driver's license and access to a vehicle
  • Availability on evenings, weekends, holidays, or overnight
  • The ability to prepare nutritious meals and do light housework
  • Dementia-specific certification or training
  • A way for you to contact them or their agency after hours

Edmonton's Dementia Caregivers with a Heart

Caring for a loved one with dementia is difficult, but sometimes finding the right dementia caregiver can seem just as tough. The whole process can be made easier when you partner with a trusted, local home care agency like Senior Home Care By Angels Edmonton. We'll walk you through the process step-by-step at your pace so you never feel pressured or overwhelmed. We'll start by meeting with you at home to learn about your loved one's unique needs and to discuss your options. Together, we can build a better way forward for your loved one in Edmonton.

Call Senior Home Care By Angels Edmonton today to book a free, in-home consultation and learn more about our dementia caregivers.

Each Senior Homecare by Angels agency is a franchise that is independently owned and operated. The Franchisor, Visiting Homecare International Inc., does not control or manage the day to day business operations of any Senior Homecare by Angels franchised agency.