From Home Instead Senior Care - Wilmington, NC
Home Instead Senior Care is a non-medical provider of personal care, companionship, meal preparation, light housekeeping, medication reminders, errands, incidental transportation and even Alzheimer's and dementia care. Our CAREGivers encourage, assist, and stimulate our clients in a variety of activities that improve their quality of life and help them maintain their independence. All of these services allow a senior to stay HOME INSTEAD for a longer period of time.
Home Instead Senior Care - Caregiver Skills
Safety training on home safety, avoiding injury and falls, preventing strain and pain, safety in the kitchen, cautious cleaning, safe driving, outdoor safety hazards, and disease protection and prevention.
Basic training on emergency situations including stroke, falls and fractures and sudden illness, communication tips including communicating to those with dementia or Alzheimer's, activities for seniors to engage in, mealtime preparations, housekeeping tips, signs of abuse, and tips on reducing caregiver stress.
Advanced training on understanding senior illnesses and conditions, depression in seniors, caregiver stress, in-home exercise for older adults, making mealtime fun, communication tips with the senior, their family, and the caregiver's franchise office.
Activity training including reminiscing activities, modifying activities, activities in facilities, adapting activities for those with impairments, different types of engaging activities for older adults such as gardening, mind builders, and crafts and hobbies, and getting a senior involved in the community in places like senior centers, worship services, volunteering and errands.
Reviews of Home Instead Senior Care - Wilmington, NC
Average Rating: based on 3 Reviews
I am a current client of this provider
The aide that my mother has is very punctual, very attentive. My mother doesn't need too much care, mostly companionship. But she's there to help in any way. I see her every morning because I go in to my mom before I go to work. She does whatever my mom needs. And as of today, the nurse from Home Instead is paying my mom a visit to make sure that her medical needs are met and she's okay. I feel they're very organized and caring for their patients and all that.
I am a current client of this provider
We chose to have Home Instead for my dad because it was referred to us by a friend. They are very professional and it feels like that it's a good match for him. We did not wait for too long. I must say they are doing a very good job with taking care of my dad. So far I can say that it's a good experience.
I am a past client of this provider
I placed my mother at Home Instead Senior Care shortly after she was diagnosed with Alzheimers three years ago. While sadly, she died last year, I was blessed with the tremendous care and consideration Home Instead showed to her, me, and my family through the tough time. Overall, my experience with Home Instead was very positive. The staff were all very kind and generous, and would go out of their way to help my mother whenever she needed something the number of times I would go visit her. My mother always seemed very content with her living environments, and often times I would see one or more workers keeping her company and talking with her. They made sure that she was properly cared for, received her medications on time, and was receiving the attention she needed. I would wholeheartedly recommend Home Instead Senior Care to any of my friends or others seeking a good environment for their elderly loved ones.
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Features of Home Instead Senior Care - Wilmington, NC
- Full-service agency. (We directly employ the caregivers we work with.)
- Agency extra: Each Home Instead Senior Care® franchise office is independently owned and operated.
Range of services
- Companion care
- Range of services extra: hospice support, Alzheimer's and other dementias care, chronic conditions
Types of care
- Accompany clients to doctors' appointments
- Light housekeeping
- Transfer assistance
- Dressing, grooming
- Bathing, toileting
- Walking, wheelchair assistance
- Memory care
- Meal preparation
- Errands & grocery shopping
- We have male caregivers/companions
- We interview every team member in person
- We check references
- We check driving records
- We confirm legal U.S. residency
- We require drug screenings
- Staff members receive ongoing/continuing training
- Family Communication
- Transition Issues
- Memory Care
- Training areas extra: the aging process, how to keep the client and CAREGiver℠ safe, building relationships, Alzheimer's or other dementias care
- We handle payroll, benefits, and taxes for our caregivers
- Our business is bonded and insured