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Home Instead - Topeka, KS

2900 SW Wanamaker Dr, Topeka, KS 66614

(800) 558-0653

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5.0

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5.0

(4 reviews)

    Emmjaygee

    5

    November 21, 2020

    Other

    Consistency and quality in the companionship and help for our mom have been the hallmarks of our experience with Home Instead. We appreciate the attention to detail from the office staff, particularly during the challenges of the COVID epidemic. My sister and I have been pleased ~ and our mom has enjoyed the caregivers/helpers.

    Dana L.

    5

    November 18, 2020

    I am a current client of this provider

    The office and support staff have been engaged and available. They have worked really hard to find caregivers who are skilled in working with my difficult senior. They are currently providing 8 hours of care daily. My only regret is that I am not allowed to communicate directly with care staff. While the office folks do a great job of passing info between us, since my senior is in a different town, I would like to be able to communicate directly with caregivers sometimes.

    ChristieP

    5

    October 5, 2020

    I am a current client of this provider

    I can not say enough about how pleased my sister and I are with Home Instead! Every person we have interacted with has been caring and responsive. The team of caregivers who have been assigned to help our parents have been simply wonderful! They treat my parents with real concern, and work very hard to do everything for them, just exactly the way they would prefer it done. We worked briefly with another organization, and the difference is night and day! From our first contact with Home Instead we saw how organized and detailed they are. Meta in the office has been so lovely and has gathered so many details about my parents. This helps caregivers arrive prepared to support and connect with my parents. The entire process, including their contract and paperwork, the caregiver communication binder, their online portal, and their staff has been a great fit for our family. They are also very responsive to questions and requests. We really feel that our parents are cared for, and that we are being supported. It is such a relief to have Partners we can trust for our parents care!

    ML & K

    5

    August 22, 2020

    Other

    My mother is enjoying the companionship provided by the Home Instead staff. They arrive on time and provide necessary stimulation during this COVID, rather isolated, situation. It makes me feel better that when I can't be there, someone else who is friendly, familiar, and professional can be. The team approach works well. Several staff members come in the beginning, then the three people who my mother most connects with are scheduled when possible. This provides consistency and pleasure for all involved.

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    Services and Amenities of Home Instead - Topeka, KS in Topeka, Kansas

    Fitness & Wellness Programs

    • Fitness Opportunities

    Health Services

    • Companion Care
    • Memory Care

    Sub-types of Home Care

    • Full Service Agency

    Family/Caregiver & Relocation Services

    • Transitional Care
    • Family Communication Services

    Companionship & Escort Assistance

    • Companionship Services

    Personal Care

    • Bathing Assistance
    • Toileting Assistance
    • Dressing Assistance
    • Meal Preparation

    Housekeeping & Maintenance

    • Housekeeping Services

    Financing & Payment Options

    • Payroll Provided for Caregivers

    Ambulatory Assistance & Accessibility

    • Mobility & Wheelchair Assistance
    • Transfer Assistance

    Bonds & Insurance

    • Is Bonded and Insured

    Staff Training & Qualifications

    • Staff trained in memory care
    • Staff Driving Record Check
    • Reference Checks
    • Continual Training
    • Interview Every Team Member in Person

    Licensing & Inspections

    • Staff Drug Screening

    Transportation & Shopping

    • Transportation Services for General Shopping

    Care Management Services

    • Residency Confirmation

    Additional Amenity Information

    • Agency: Each Home Instead franchise office is independently owned and operated.
    • Range Of Services: hospice support, Alzheimer's and other dementias care, chronic conditions
    • Training Areas: the aging process, building relationships, Alzheimer's or other dementias care

    About Home Instead - Topeka, KS in Topeka, Kansas

    Founded more than 25 years ago in Omaha, Nebraska, Home Instead provides individualized, compassionate care to aging adults with the goal of helping them live independently for as long as possible. The company has more than 1,200 locations worldwide and employs more than 100,000 Care Professionals. Its team is trained to provide attentive, professional care, including companionship, personal care, medication reminders, transportation, meal prep, and housekeeping assistance.

    Home Instead Care Pros who specialize in dementia care for seniors living with conditions such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. When a client’s condition begins to decline, Home Instead Care Pros can offer compassionate end-of-life support.

    Families working with Home Instead are consistently happy with this agency’s service. Many agree that the Care Pros provide pleasant, responsive care and go the extra mile to ensure that Clients feel safe, secure, and independent.

    What You Need to Know About Home Instead

    • Founded in 1994 in Omaha, Nebraska
    • More than 1,000 locations in over 10 countries around the world
    • Offers in-home personal care, nursing care, dementia care and companionship for seniors
    • Home Instead is known for its kind, well-trained Care Pros and individualized care plans
    • Provides a la carte services including meal preparation and transportation who seniors who don’t require comprehensive in-home support
    • Uses technology to keep clients connected with Care Pros and loved ones and to promote in-home safety

    What Home Care Services Does Home Instead Provide?

    Personal Care Services

    With a dedication to preserving the dignity and independence of clients, Home Instead’s Care Pros provide personal care services that include:

    • Help with mobility, including standing, grooming, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    • Medication reminders
    • Assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), including bathing, dressing, and toileting
    • Grocery shopping and assistance with other errands
    • Light to moderate housekeeping assistance, including laundry
    • Transportation to and from appointments or visits with loved ones
    • Regular companionship

    Personalized care plans are provided for every client. These plans include detailed information about the client’s condition and needs, as well as an outline of the services that are to be provided to the client.

    In some cases, personal care services may be combined with other services, including dementia or nursing care, depending on the clients’ health.

    Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

    Home Instead employs experienced, trained Care Pros who are able to provide person- focused dementia care for seniors who are living with Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, or other forms of dementia. These Care Pros offer personal care services, along with the following:

    • Assistance in establishing a stable daily routine
    • Meal preparation
    • Positive reinforcement
    • Assistance with social skills
    • Transportation to and from appointments, errands, and visits with loved ones

    Care Pros in this role take time to understand clients’ life histories and to focus on the person they were before dementia. Just as with the company’s personal care services, each dementia care client undergoes a comprehensive assessment and is assigned a care plan. This plan is reviewed regularly and adjusted to meet changing needs.

    Hospice Support

    When a senior is nearing the end of their life, hospice support can be there to ensure the comfort of them and their family members. Hospice support Care Pros can help with hygiene, medication administration, and basic housekeeping for seniors, as well as provide nutritious meals and supportive care for family members, enabling loved ones to spend as much time with seniors as possible as they approach their final days or hours.

    Meal Prep & Home Helper

    Home Instead offers basic housekeeping and meal preparation services for seniors who require a little extra help around the house. The company’s Meal Prep & Home Helper service can include assistance with tasks such as laundry, dusting, and vacuuming, as well as the preparation of nutritious meals that meet any dietary requirements set forth by clients’ healthcare providers.

    Transportation

    Home Instead provides safe transportation to and from clients’ destinations. Aging adults may use this service when they need help running errands such as grocery shopping or picking up a prescription, or when they’d simply like to spend the day shopping or visiting with friends. Transportation services from Home Instead can be arranged at predetermined drop-off and pick-up times, or Care Pros can accompany aging adults on errands and provide assistance and care throughout.

    Companionship

    Many aging adults face isolation and loneliness. This is especially true for those who’ve lost a spouse or who don’t have family close by. Home Instead Care Pros strive to build meaningful connections with clients. Companions visit seniors regularly on a schedule that works best for the client. These visits offer seniors a time to enjoy meaningful conversation while engaging in a game of cards, a puzzle, time outdoors, or other activities.

    What People Are Saying About Home Instead

    Clients and family members often speak highly of this agency’s dementia Care Pros and the attentive, compassionate care they provide to seniors. One family member provided a five- star review of the company, saying, “They have all been kind, caring, and attentive to my mom’s ever-changing needs that go along with her dementia. They have been with us and for us every step of the way. I would recommend them to anyone.”

    Other clients point to the meaningful relationships they’ve formed with Care Pros. One client said, “The lady who comes and helps me is wonderful. We get along really well and she is really nice. we also have a lot of fun together,” while another client’s family member provided a raving review of Home Instead, saying, “It was wonderful dealing with the staff. Charlene was extremely helpful and very accommodating to our needs and schedule. She worked very long and hard to make sure that everything was in order and everything would run very smoothly. She is still in contact with us and helping us in any way she can.”

    How Much Does Home Instead Charge for Home Care?

    Home care costs vary based on several factors, including the type of services required, how often one needs assistance, and the timing of the services (i.e., overnight vs. daytime care). Where you live also has a significant impact on the cost of home care, as national chains scale their local prices to the cost of living in a given area.

    When planning for home care costs, keep in mind that the national average cost is about $26 per hour, though prices in your location may be higher or lower. You can contact a Family Advisor to learn more about home care costs and payment options in your area.

    Who Should Consider Home Instead?

    Home Instead’s Care Pros are dedicated to preserving the dignity and independence of aging adults who need help managing daily tasks. This company is an excellent care option for those in need of services such as:

    Personal care: Seniors who need help with ADLs, including medication management, grooming, and mobility, can benefit from the help of Home Instead’s Care Pros.

    Dementia care: Home Instead Care Pros can provide specialized care for seniors who are living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Care Pros have been specially trained to provide personal care and enhanced services that increase the quality of life for these seniors.

    Companionship: Care Pros are dedicated to helping seniors fend off loneliness by building meaningful, fun relationships through their companionship services.

    Hospice care: When seniors are nearing the end of their life, Home Instead’s Care Pros can provide support to ensure the comfort of seniors and their family members.

    How to Get Started with Home Instead

    Contact a Family Advisor for more information about Home Instead’s offerings in your area and to connect with a local home care provider. Our knowledgeable Family Advisors can provide one-on-one guidance to help you find the best home care service for your needs and budget, all at no cost to you. No matter where you are in the process of choosing a home care provider, a Family Advisor can help.

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