Home Instead Senior Care - Cedarburg, WI

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based on 7 Reviews

Living with MS February 24, 2015

I am a current client of this provider

We have been working with Home Instead since September of 2010. My husband has MS and then had a stroke in August of 2011. I work full time and, though I am home in the evenings, our Home Instead provider gives much needed assistance to me each evening. He also helps my husband with person care routines each night as he prepares for bed. While our caregiver is here, I’m able to leave the house to run errands, attend evening meetings, or spend time with friends. Our caregiver has become a very important part of our family. He is knowledgeable about my husband's routines and condition and readily assists as needed. He shares stories with him about hunting, cars, travel, and family. They watch Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune and try to answer correctly before the contestants! This social interaction and conversation is so important to my husband's mental health. He spends a lot of time with female caregivers/nurses and I know he appreciates this friendship and male perspective. It is most important to me to know that my husband is cared for with kindness, respect, good humor, and skill. Home Instead provides us with this care.


ProudMary August 09, 2012

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Very gentle providers, they seemed to match the caregiver with the personality needed by the client.

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From Home Instead Senior Care - Cedarburg, WI


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 - Cedarburg, WI


Agency Type

  • Full Service Agency
  • 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

  • Transportation: Yes
  • Doctor Visit Companionship
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Transfer Assistance
  • Dressing And Grooming
  • Bathing And Toileting
  • Exercise
  • Walking Wheelchair Assistance
  • Memory Care
  • Companionship
  • Meal Preparation
  • Errand And Grocery Assistance

Screening

  • In Person Interviews
  • Reference Checks
  • Driving Record Check
  • Residency Confirmation
  • Drug Screening

Training

  • Continual Training

Training Areas

  • Family Communication
  • Transition Issues
  • Memory Care Training
  • Training Areas Extra: The Aging Process, Building Relationships, Alzheimer's Or Other Dementias Care

Payment details

  • Payroll Provided For Caregivers

Bonded/insured

  • Bonded And Insured

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