Reviews of Home Instead Senior Care - Waterloo, IA
DeeplyGrateful November 09, 2016
I am a past client of this provider
The Home Instead care takers were so wonderful and caring. Having them visit my dad to provide services such as cooking, light cleaning and laundry allowed him to stay in his home. I would highly recommend this service.
Snowy007 March 14, 2015
Our family has been using Home Instead for years for the care of our parents. The help in many ways. The care givers are like family, but professional. Not only does it give a break for my parents, it is also a fun social event when they come into our home. We would highly recommend using Home Instead!
Clair1 June 19, 2014
I am a current client of this provider
Most aides and caregivers are very good help. I appreciate having consistent aides who provide consistent help.
From Home Instead Senior Care - Waterloo, IA
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 - Waterloo, IA
- 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
- 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
1844 W. Ridgeway Ave
Waterloo, IA 50701
Get Cost Information
Get full access to reviews, cost information, and amenities