Reviews of Home Instead Senior Care - Blairsville, GA
J Driskell November 09, 2016
I am a current client of this provider
I'm pleased to share our experience with HomeInstead. Andrew W. is truly amazing, in a world that is full of disappointments. For almost two years he has provided the professional help that he said he would. No challenge has been too great. And there have been challenges for my wife, who has Parkinson's. I seldom have the opportunity to share good news and I'm happy to recommend HomeInstead for the needs of your loved one. God Bless you caregivers and those that you care for. J Driskell
Mary Brackett December 29, 2012
I am a past client of this provider
I am so thankful that I stopped in to speak to Andrew W. and staff at Home Instead Senior Care in Blairsville. It was the day that I realized we needed help caring for my mother during her last few days of her battle with pancreatic cancer. The minute I walked in the door, I was greeted and made to feel that the most important thing to them was to help my mother. Their concern was genuine and I can not describe the relief I felt when I knew that help was on the way! When the health care professionals came to assist with my mother's care, they were knowledgable, helpful and very caring until my mothers death - not only to my mother, but to me and my brothers as well. I will always recommend Andrew and his staff to anyone that I feel may benefit from their services!
From Home Instead Senior Care - Blairsville, GA
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.
Features of Home Instead Senior Care - Blairsville, GA
- 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
- 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
211 Cleveland Street, Suite C
Blairsville, GA 30512
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