Griswold Home Care Fairfield County: Generations of Care

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November 01, 2019

By Amelia

I am a current client of this provider

Griswold Home Care is taking care of my father-in-law. It has been wonderful. They are there for any questions I have, and any needs we have, they're right there to help us acquire whatever help we need or equipment we need. My father-in-law has a live-in aide. She is there 24/7. She gets him up washed and dressed, she feeds him, she prepares his meals, and she is a companion. She also keeps the house immaculate.

October 17, 2019

By I.R.

I am a current client of this provider

We are happy with Griswold Home Care. They are very caring. They always send the good girls here. They're very nice and very helpful. We have been working with them for seven years now. They mostly help with bathing, they help with breakfast and lunch, they help shop, they help with cleaning, and they give me a bath. They're very responsible.

October 14, 2019


I am a current client of this provider

We are working with Griswold Home Care. They're very good. I'm very happy with them. They help me with everything. They do daily chores, they do personal care, and they prepare my food and my clothing. I have no problem at all. The caregiver is very polite. She is wonderful.

September 10, 2019

By maryb143

I am a current client of this provider

I think Griswold is the best. They have been so good to me and have always sent me caregivers who have been angels The service is great and they are always here for me especially when I got very sick. So far everyone that I have had has been great. They do the cleaning and make me my meals, and go grocery shopping for me.

Provider Response

We can't say thank you enough for your feedback and kind comments. It has been our pleasure to help. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do.
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About Griswold Home Care Fairfield County: Generations of Care

Griswold Home Care is the most experienced non-medical home care franchise in the United States. Founded in 1982 by Jean Griswold, a caretaker who suffered from Multiple Sclerosis, Jean understood the importance of providing holistic support services that enable the dignity and joy of living in the place one loves to call home.

Continuing Griswold’s legacy, Cathy Howard and her mom, Frances Malaforte, introduced Griswold Home Care to Fairfield County in 1991 as an outgrowth of their need to find quality care for Cathy’s grandfather. A hospice volunteer, board member of the Stratford Visiting Nurse Association for many years and current board member of the Jean Griswold Foundation, for Cathy, eldercare is a passion. Having grown up in the business, its not surprising that her two daughters, Kelly Coy and Jessica Howard, also share this strong commitment to helping the elderly live with dignity in the place they love to call home as they lead operations for the Fairfield County.

Only Griswold Care is "Delivered with H.E.A.R.T.™"

At Griswold Homecare of Fairfield County, our holistic approach to care comes to life with an affordable and customized care plan that addresses the body, mind and spirit of your loved while easing family stress. And we monitor and adjust each care plan, to ensure positive outcomes for your loved ones and quality of life for you. We call this care “Delivered with H.E.A.R.T.™

Holistic Plan: Client centered care plans are designed to elevate the body, mind and spirit to ensure quality outcomes. From personal care assistance, light housekeeping, nutritious meal planning and cooking, medication reminders, engaging music, art or pet therapy activities, stretching, podcasts, cognitive stimulation or moments of meditation, our care plans are uniquely devised to foster quality outcomes.

Engagement: We ensure client and stakeholder engagement by monitoring and communicating outcomes and supervisor approved care plan adjustments as needed along the way.

Access to Wrap Around Services: We understand that care for the elderly often means caring for their families. With 30 years in the business locally, we have cultivated a bank of vetted, ACE providers who deliver the wrap around family services needed to ensure value outcomes. Services range from lawyers to set up powers of attorney, to nutritionists to set up and monitor meal plans, or even dog walkers, to name a few!

Reputation: In an industry plagued by 85% turnover rates, we are proud of our 85% retention rate and 96% client and caregiver referral rates. Check out our reviews and testimonials to learn why many of our staff have stayed with us for 10 years or more.

Training: A critical driver of patient outcome and a differentiator in caregiver and client retention is our proprietary employee screening and ongoing training process. We don’t just pull from the pool of talent cultivated over 30 years. The unique care plan drives our recruiting and training protocol to ensure an optimal match and proactive quality approach to care and communication. Key aspects of the care plan are included in our proprietary patient customized assessment (PCA) screener. Then, on average, each caregiver will receive 5 hours of onboarding training for each client and continuing educational training monthly to ensure optimal performance ongoing.

At Griswold Homecare of Fairfield County, we are committed to empowering the best quality outcome for you and your loved ones through care “Delivered with HEART™”.

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Services and Amenities of Griswold Home Care Fairfield County: Generations of Care

Agency Type

  • Full Service Agency
  • Agency Extra: Non Medical, Home Care

Range of services

  • Companion Care
  • Personal Care Assistants
  • Range Of Services Extra: Personal Care Including Bathing, Toileting And Dressing Assistance. Homemaking Services. Cognitive/Physical Engagement

Types of care

  • Transportation: Yes
  • Doctor Visit Companionship
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Transfer Assistance
  • Dressing And Grooming
  • Bathing And Toileting
  • Exercise
  • Finances Bookkeeping
  • Home Maintenance
  • Walking Wheelchair Assistance
  • Memory Care
  • Companionship
  • Meal Preparation
  • Errand And Grocery Assistance


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


  • Continual Training

Training Areas

  • Patient Transfers
  • Stress Management
  • Family Communication
  • Memory Care Training
  • Ethics
  • Validation Techniques
  • Training Areas Extra: Care Plan Focused Training, Doctor Visit Communication

Payment options

  • Payment Options Extra: Ach Debit From Checking Or Savings, Credit Card (5% Additional Fee To Process Credit Card), We Are A Preferred Provider Under The Ct Home Care For Elders Program, We Do Not Accept Medicare, We Accept Medicaid

Payment details

  • Payroll Provided For Caregivers


  • Bonded And Insured


  • Licenses: Registered with Department of Consumer Protection
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