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Welcome to Always Best Care Serving Knoxville

Andrew Scruggs
Andrew Scruggs
Call Us: (865) 259-7770
9724 Kingston Pike,
Suite 702,
Franklin Square
Knoxville, TN 37922

Always Best Care of Knoxville is one of the leading home care service providers in Knoxville. The firm has combined national strength and standards with personal service and local accessibility to improve the level of senior care services in Greater Knoxville. Andrew Scruggs, the owner of local ABC, is a Knoxville native. He has his heart set on serving the community by providing "Life-Giving" caregivers to elders and those in need.

Andrew has over 30 years of experience in the management field. While coordinating services and facilities for his elderly loved ones' various health issues, he experienced the real world of caring. He recognized it as an opportunity to enhance the quality of life of elders and their families in the area. He took up the responsibility of becoming a "Life-Giver" by opening up his own senior care business in the local community. ABC of Knoxville is licensed by the state of Tennessee. The agency offers in home caregivers for clients in Lenoir City and nearby areas. Our caregivers are bonded, insured and background checked employees, who are determined to provide the safest and highest level of care for clients. Andrew personally interviews every caregiver before they are hired, trained and assigned care giving duties. ABC also offers Assisted Living services in Knoxville for clients that are seeking senior housing options. Our experts assist clients in assessing their needs and provide them free Assisted Living community referrals. We help you navigate the best Assisted Living community in Pigeon Forge and nearby areas that suits your needs. Call us today.

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Contact us today for a FREE care consultation.

At ABC, our experts provide personal consultation free of cost. Always Best Care of Knoxville helps elders and their families throughout the process of finding a suitable care plan, caregiver or Assisted Living community. We have local care coordinators, who have in-depth knowledge of the services our Assisted Living partners provide. Our care coordinators can also help you find a trained, experienced and skilled senior caregiver. Call us today for your free no-obligation consultation!

Are your caregivers insured and bonded?

Yes. When it comes to choosing home care in Greater Knoxville, it's critical that you find a caregiver you can trust completely with your loved one. Providing the best care possible means making sure our senior caregivers are bonded, insured and covered by Worker's Compensation. Every senior care provider on our team is an integral employee of Always Best Care, which means that you can always trust them to do what's right and in the best interest of your loved one.

How are Always Best Care's caregivers vetted?

We strive to provide the best home care in Knoxville and throughout communities like Gatlinburg, Oak Ridge, Maryville, Lenoir City, Clinton, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville. That's why we work so hard to ensure that every caregiver on our team is not only a trained professional, but has the integrity and character necessary to represent our high standards when they care for your loved one. Every senior caregiver must go through a rigorous and thorough vetting process before hiring. This entails a criminal background check, drug screening and a comprehensive evaluation of references and past work history.

What hours are caregivers available?

Seniors who require in home care in Greater Knoxville need to know that help is available at all times throughout the day. Every senior has unique needs, the care for which should not be constrained to limited hours. Always Best Care's caregivers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and our scheduling experts work directly with families to ensure that seniors never need to worry about receiving care when they need it.

Will my loved one have the same caregiver every visit?

Yes, in many circumstances. However, illness, scheduled time off and other factors may necessitate temporary substitution. Additionally, if your loved one requires care at different times of day or for many hours at a time, it will be necessary to schedule multiple caregivers.

One of the most crucial aspects to providing quality senior care in the Knoxville area is consistency. Seniors become accustomed to trusted, loving family members who provide compassionate care, and they learn to count on having things done a certain way. We strive to ensure that our caregivers earn that level of trust. This is done through a comprehensive matching process, which allows caregivers to build strong relationships with the seniors to whom they provide care.

How will my loved one be matched with a caregiver?

The proper fit is a significant aspect of the in home caregiving process, which is why we work hard to make ideal matches between seniors and their caregivers. At Always Best Care of Knoxville, we know our diverse team of caregivers well, and understand what makes them unique as individuals. This allows us to take into account your senior loved one's preferences, likes and dislikes in a way that matches them perfectly with the right provider. And if we don't get it exactly right the first time, we'll reevaluate to ensure that your special senior receives the proper care from the perfect individual.

How are caregivers trained?

Every senior caregiver on our team receives extensive training upon hiring in addition to ongoing training to ensure that they are kept up to date with the latest standards and techniques in our industry. Our in home caregivers are trained on communication, activities planning, recognizing symptoms of illnesses, safety and a number of other issues that are pertinent to providing the finest senior care in Greater Knoxville.

Why should I use an Always Best Care caregiver instead of an independent provider?

Home care providers can be found in a number of places, with many offering services and prices that seem too good to be true (and probably are too good to be true).

Sure, you can find independent caregivers that would seem to save you time and money by cutting out the "middle man," but you can never be sure that they can be trusted with your loved one - they simply can't be held to the high standards of excellence that are required of the caregivers on the Always Best Care team. Our compassionate senior caregivers are fully vetted, insured, bonded and kept up to date with the latest training, so you know you can trust them to provide the finest senior care in Knoxville TN.

How quickly can my loved one expect to begin receiving in home care?

If you are concerned about the time it takes to get the ball rolling on receiving senior care for your loved one, you may be surprised by how quickly Always Best Care can match you with a compassionate caregiver. The process of matching a caregiver with your senior loved one is a thorough and comprehensive one, but thanks to our experience, expertise and ability to attract the best caregivers in Greater Knoxville, your loved one can expect to receive home care services within a week of making your first call to us.

What role do family members play once a caregiver has been hired?

One of the more challenging aspects of hiring an in home senior care provider is the shifting role of family. However, you can rest assured knowing that part of our process is making sure that family members always feel like they are crucial members of the caregiving team. Our goal at Always Best Care is to provide home care in a harmonious, integrative and inclusive fashion.

How do I know if Always Best Care is the right choice for in home care?

When selecting the right in home care provider in Knoxville, you may be overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices that are available for your loved one. We can't speak to the effectiveness, safety and reliability of other senior care providers in the region, but we proudly stand behind our record of offering compassionate care that seniors in our area - and their family members - can count on. If you're skeptical about the tremendous quality of service we offer, we urge you to schedule a free consultation with us.

What steps are taken to ensure the safety of my senior loved one?

Safety is an essential cornerstone of providing the best in home senior care in Knoxville. Our caregivers are trained on the most up-to-date safety procedures, and they receive ongoing instruction to ensure that they always know how to keep your loved one as safe as possible in the home, while running errands or performing household chores. They can also take steps to make sure that your loved one's home is free from the hazards that can lead to falls, accidents and other mishaps.

Do I need to sign a contract or agree to an hourly minimum?

No! It's important to us here at Always Best Care that families have access to the finest senior care available in Knoxville, so we do not require you to agree to receive a certain number of hours or a minimum tier of services. We mold our services to the needs of your loved one. Nothing more; nothing less.

Do you provide care for individuals suffering from Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia?

Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia affect millions of seniors across the country and right here in Greater Knoxville. We recognize the unique and specific needs of those who suffer from these diseases, and our caregivers are well trained to assist families when it comes to ensuring the greatest comfort, care and ease of living. Alzheimer's Disease and dementia present challenges that can seem impossible to overcome, but our in home caregivers are able to provide the specialized care that loved ones like yours require.

What types of services do in-home caregivers provide on a day-to-day basis?

In home care in Knoxville means different things for different seniors. That's why our caregivers are trained in a number of wide-ranging care areas. Some of the services that they can provide include:

  • Dressing and bathing
  • Using the toilet
  • Medication reminders
  • Mobility assistance
  • Aid with morning wake up and evening tuck in
  • Supervision of basic home maintenance
  • Answering the door and phone
  • Caring for houseplants
  • Pet-care assistance
  • Dusting, sweeping and vacuuming
  • Many more

What is respite care?

If you are a family member providing home care to a senior loved one on a consistent basis, you may be wondering what you can do during those periods of time when you are unable to be present. For example, if you are ill, on vacation or otherwise unable to provide in home care, you may feel like you have no one to turn to.
Respite care allows you to hire one of our well-trained and highly experienced caregivers temporarily so you can step away from your loved one for short-term intervals.
If you've ever wondered how you can maintain consistent care of your loved one while you are unable to do so yourself, respite care service from Always Best Care is the answer!

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We know that exceptional service sets us apart from all other home care companies. All of our team members and caregivers receive comprehensive training before being assigned to a care plan. Our standard is that "we only hire care providers we would have care for our own loved ones." Always Best Care provides in-home care services from as little as one hour per day up to 24-hour care, and up to 7 days a week. Whatever your care needs are, Always Best Care is there for you.

Take the first step with us - contact your local Always Best Care representative today.

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The first step in our process includes a personal consultation with a Care Coordinator at no charge to you. In our meeting, we will thoroughly discuss your care needs, create a detailed care plan, and work with you on financing and logistics.

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  • In-Home Care

    In-Home Care

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  • Assisted Living

    Assisted Living

    Senior housing can take many forms, including independent and assisted living communities, Alzheimer’s and dementia...

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