Home Instead Senior Care - Merrillville, IN

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Reviews of Home Instead Senior Care - Merrillville, IN


based on 10 Reviews

Anonymous820873 May 10, 2017

I am a current client of this provider

The caregiver from IHC is very good and agrees to just about everything I ask her to do for my husband. We are very satisfied.


Vassar November 08, 2016

I am a current client of this provider

The care providers are a joy be around; they are friendly and sincerely want to help. I would highly recommend them be to to be used


Bubsterc August 19, 2016

I am a current client of this provider

We are very satisfied with Home Instead as they provide excellent care and companionship for our mom during these past several years. The caretakers are caring, dependable and trustworthy. The Home Instead team have been very accommodating with my mother's scheduling needs and are available to discuss any concerns we have. They provide a very valuable service to our family.as well as peace of mind.


debbiebjnickole June 14, 2016

I am a past client of this provider

Their is no better care than what we received from Home Instead Senior Care. My mother has had a real improvement from the care that they provided. They arrived in a timely manner for their shifts and always made sure my mom was the priority. I would definitely recommend their services.


cathymvanna June 14, 2016

I am a past client of this provider

The caregivers gave peace of mind to me and my family. They provided excellent care to my mother. We LOVE Home Instead, you are wonderful!

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From Home Instead Senior Care - Merrillville, IN


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 - Merrillville, IN


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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