Home Instead Senior Care - Huntsville, AL

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Reviews of Home Instead Senior Care - Huntsville, AL


based on 11 Reviews

xcobra62 August 09, 2013

I am a current client of this provider

We needed a companion for my wife who has some health issues. We chose Home Instead to provide this service. We have a wonderful caregiver whom my wife took to from the first day she came to us. She is wonderful with my wife and never gets frustrated with a sometimes demanding elder. Home Instead is very flexible and when I had to go out of town, they were able to provide caregivers for 24/7 companionship for my wife. We are extremely satisfied with Home Instead and their employees.



beccajd May 17, 2013

I interviewed this provider

THe first lady they sent was ok for mom. They soon sent random seemingly untrained people



Aray April 17, 2013

I am a current client of this provider

Exceptional service to provide 24hour care for my mother. Dedicated to meeting the individual needs of the client and their family. Caregivers they provide are well trained, high quality people who have met all our expectations in providing in-home care for my mother.



bobbysteven January 26, 2013

I am a past client of this provider

We used Home Instead for my grandmother when she was on hospice. Having a trained caregiver was so helpful to us during her final days. The care she received was exceptional.



ShirleyO November 30, 2011

I am a current client of this provider

Home instead has been the best in-home care center we have used. The employees are great. Our current care giver, Vanessa, has been a God-Send. She is like family.



Alabama. Bound November 17, 2011

I am a current client of this provider

Excellent service from coordinators, and once time is allowed for finding the right fit for a caregivers to be provided, it can be seemless. I've used them over a year and a half, and they've become an extension to our own family. Best wishes to all out there looking.


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From Home Instead Senior Care - Huntsville, AL


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 - 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 - Huntsville, AL


Agency Type

  • 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

Screening

  • We interview every team member in person
  • We check references
  • We check driving records
  • We confirm legal U.S. residency
  • We require drug screenings

Training

  • Staff members receive ongoing/continuing training

Training Areas

  • 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

Payment details

  • We handle payroll, benefits, and taxes for our caregivers

Bonded/insured

  • Our business is bonded and insured

Business Address

  • 2715 Spring Gate Lane
    Huntsville, AL 35802

Transportation

  • Yes

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