From Home Instead Senior Care - Newport News, VA
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.
Reviews of Home Instead Senior Care - Newport News, VA
Average Rating: based on 4 Reviews
I am a current client of this provider
We had Home Instead since August. We interviewed three different people from this provider and they seemed to fit our needs. So far we're very happy with them. We haven't had any real problems. So far they have been on time, they have done what we have asked for and any little problem that we had, they have gone on ahead and corrected it. So I can say we're happy with them. The caregiver we have right now would come in three times a week, three hours a day. We're happy with him.
I am a friend or relative of a resident
I liked that it was personally run by the owners. They did a lot of background checks on people and they had also some things where they actually train people with memory issue and dementia and that's very important to me. They were wonderful. They've taken over different things since I lived several States away, they would pick it up all the time. They were very consistent. They all wanted to help. They were not just sitting there, they wanted to do and be there. These people took them out to the beach and the park. They got my aunt out and about.
I am a current client of this provider
I cant not tell you enough how Home Instead Senior Care has changed our life. I'm a working mother who cares for 2 kids,husband and an aging mother. It was tough juggling both. I started my search and interviewd other companies. I stoped looking when I met Chuck and Hollie the husband wife team who make up Home Instead Senior Care. The passion in their voices assured me this was the right company to go with. My mother loves Home Instead Senior Care. They are reliable, dependable, caring,trained and very professional. My mother cant wait until her caregiver comes to help her in whatever needs done. My mother is full of life and excited when Home Instead Senior Care comes to the door! Home Instead Senior Care is a dream come TRUE! Thank You so Much!!!
I interviewed this provider
best company in Newport News to use. I have tried others for my dad. Home Instead was the most professional and exceeded my expectations. Highly recommend.
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Features of Home Instead Senior Care - Newport News, VA
- 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
Types of care
- Accompany clients to doctors' appointments
- Light housekeeping
- Transfer assistance
- Dressing, grooming
- Bathing, toileting
- Walking, wheelchair assistance
- Memory care
- Meal preparation
- Errands & grocery shopping
- We have male caregivers/companions
- 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