Home Instead Senior Care - Portland East


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based on 15 Reviews

Debbie K. February 26, 2016

I am a past client of this provider

Home Instead caregivers were extremely reliable and professional even in icy weather.

Reviewer24 December 31, 2015

I am a past client of this provider

We had a very good and helpful experience with Home Instead. We certainly will call them when we are in need of their services again.

Gilbert & Elizabeth Purdy December 31, 2015

I am a current client of this provider

Effective and insightful caregivers. Efficient in all tasks.

SB3 September 29, 2015

I am a past client of this provider

Our loved one was living in assisted living and working with hospice. We realized that the aides from the assisted living home were not doing the work that hospice was advising. We hired 24 hour care to be our eyes and ears when we could not be there. They helped us work with hospice to get the care our loved one needed. They were competent and caring and we could not be more pleased with the help they provided. A much needed service and one we were relieved to find.

Joanne37 January 21, 2015

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My involvement with Home Instead was excellent. The way they were concerned and how the caregivers were doing. The caregivers were very professional on how they cared for my husband.

Lois16 October 31, 2014

I am a current client of this provider

I appreciate sending caregivers as needed. I appreciate my caregivers, especially Joyce, who has been with me for 2 years. She is special.

Dwight2 June 28, 2013

I am a current client of this provider

Home Instead and my caregiver are great! I am happy to have Cindy come and so glad I brought HISC in! They provide care for my wife and myself.

Bobbie4 June 28, 2013

I am a current client of this provider

I want the world to know they are available! I found them through the VA and have been so grateful. I'm real happy. They provide care for my husband

Mike22 March 15, 2013

I am a current client of this provider

The people from Home Instead Senior Care are doing a good job. They were really easy to hook up with and they seem very caring. They can provide minimal to full care service. We've been working with them for about three months now.

sharinjoy May 10, 2012

I am a friend or relative of a resident

We ahve used personnel from At Home Instead for the past 2 yers for my father-in-law and found the sreice excellent with good followthrough on requests, respect and compassion for him. At 85 it has ben difficult for him to accept other presences in his home, but he has come to love Cheryl and look forward to seeing her every Tuesday. She plays with his dog, eats breakfast with him and does his laundry. We are currently anticipating increasing her hours because of his decline.

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From Home Instead Senior Care - Portland East

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 - Portland East

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


  • In Person Interviews
  • Reference Checks
  • Driving Record Check
  • Residency Confirmation
  • Drug Screening


  • 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 And Insured

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