From Home Instead Senior Care - Overland Park, KS
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.
Reviews of Home Instead Senior Care - Overland Park, KS
Average Rating: based on 3 Reviews
I am a current client of this provider
I struggled for years trying to find help for my brother who lives halfway across the country and was having increasing difficulty with living on his own. I remembered a talk given by a Home Instead representative in my own town. I called and got immediate relief and kind and intelligent help. Even with the difficulties in finding a suitable caregiver due to my loved one's extreme disabilities, the lovely person in charge persevered and ultimately found a team. She also suggested a fee for service case manager who has turned out to be a jewel, and has saved our lives and sanity. And that wonderful woman suggested a fiduciary who is another wonderful member of the team. And it all started with Home Instead.
I am a friend or relative of a resident
It was for one of our relatives. We chose Home Instead Senior Care because they are professional and really responsible. The best thing about them is that they are very clean and she really liked her home attendant. Everything is going perfectly. Her home attendant usually comes in everyday just to check if everything is okay. We did not wait that long to find this home attendant for her. We are really satisfied. It just felt right. I will surely recommend Home Instead Senior Care to others.
I interviewed this provider
AS A FORMER LONG-TERM cARE SOCIAL SERVICES DESIGNEE, I REFERRED FAMILIES WHO QUALIFY FOR THIS SERVICE. I FOLLOWED UP WITH THESE FAMILIES TO ENSURE SATISFACTION. I HAVE NOT HAD ANY COMPLAINTS OF CARES, SERVICES OR STAFF. eVERY FAMILY i INTERVIEWED WAS COMPLETELY SATISFIED. I WILL USE THIS COMPANY FOR MY PARENT'S PRIMARY CARE WHEN NEEDED. THANK YOU TO THE STAFF OF HOME INSTEAD FOR PROVIDING A WONDERFUL SERVICE TO OUR AREA SENOIRS AT HOME.
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Features of Home Instead Senior Care - Overland Park, KS
- 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 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