Reviews of Home Instead Senior Care - Fort Collins, CO
JayRBOCQ May 11, 2016
I am a current client of this provider
We have been using Home Instead for about four months. They come into our home and stay while I run errands. We chose it because of their location and the price. There are various helpers who are all good. I will recommend them because they are efficient and effective for the value.
5hiy4Raci July 11, 2011
I am a past client of this provider
Not too long ago my grandpa was a client of yours. Most every time someone came in to help him they were very kind and very professional. We had a few that would come in as if they were just expecting a paycheck and having to take care of my grandpa was something bigger then them. After my grandpa passed away the company was very empathetic and helpful during my grandma's time of need. It's as if you guys didn't just move on because the initial client had passed on. I hope that the situation doesn't happen again anytime soon, but if it does, I will look for Home Instead to assist in any home care needed.
From Home Instead Senior Care - Fort Collins, CO
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 - Fort Collins, CO
- 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
251 Boardwalk Drive, 317
Fort Collins, CO 80525
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