Home Instead Senior Care - Lexington, MA

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Home Care Reviews for Home Instead Senior Care - Lexington, MA

August 21, 2018

By Bernard & Marie

I am a current client of this provider

Caring, empathetic and anticipating patient's needs and attending to them.

April 25, 2018

By Arthur C.

I am a past client of this provider

My father was a client of the Home Instead Franchise in Lexington for almost five years. I hired Home Instead as an alternative to assisted living, which my father refused to go to. He needed companion care as well as meal prep and someone to run errands for him a couple of days per week.. We were never disappointed with the care givers. They were all well trained, reliable, punctual and in many cases retired professionals. To my father, the caregivers became his friends and he looked forward to their visits. In the end my father was diagnosed with end stage pancreatic cancer. Home Instead provided 24 hour care for the final weeks of his life. I look back and am glad I went with Home Instead as it gave my father what he wanted; to stay in his home of 62 years..

March 23, 2018

By Priscilla

I am a current client of this provider

Home Instead has proved invaluable in helping my siblings and I manage the care of our parents in times of crisis and at the last minute. They’ve picked them up from the hospital, brought them to appointments and present during them when we couldn’t, filled prescriptions and even learn when they haven’t been filled. Kept us informed of their progress, eating, taking meds and other important information. Called us when something didn’t seem right. They’ve helped us understand the requirements to use long term care policies. I could go on. My siblings and I live far away and it’s like they step in and help as family would.

March 05, 2018

By LizzyPer

I am a current client of this provider

Home Instead of Lexington has always been there for my family. We have a parent with Alz and another parent that needs a lot of care. They are professional and so caring. I highly recommend them.

February 26, 2018

By Dean

I am a current client of this provider

I want to take this opportunity to tell you how much I appreciate the services provided by Home Instead Senior Care. My mother has Alzheimer’s and has found most of the daily tasks of life to be difficult. All of the caregivers are extremely patient, helpful and have taken great care of my mother. The entire staff is prompt, responsive, friendly, and extremely professional. Home Instead Senior Care can be very proud of their employees and I am forever grateful for their fantastic support and help.

March 29, 2017

By Dan860237

I am a current client of this provider

Always reliable and dependable. Maintained same staff of aides.

February 21, 2017

By Meg757688

I am a current client of this provider

All caregivers have been extremely kind, professional, reliable, and sensitive. Management has been very responsive and flexible. Could not be more pleased.

December 14, 2016

By Mrs. Deborah Aulenback

I am a past client of this provider

From initial contact with Donna, recommended by VNAS, to the introduction to caregivers, Virginia and Julia, our lives improved in every way possible with their excellent knowledge, skills, and caring. They delivered 4 days a week for almost 2 years. Our lives became manageable. I would highly recommend both of them for going above and beyond in our lives. Thank you Home Instead. My husband had dementia which was rapidly progressing and these caregivers fulfilled our needs until he went into a memory unit.

September 15, 2015

By RKM1930

I am a past client of this provider

Home Instead took care of my aunt for over 3 years. They allowed our family to have her stay in her home which is what she always wanted. My aunt suffered from Alzheimer's and was very difficult to deal with the last year or so but the people from home instead took such great care of her. The women that came to the house had such compassion for her and understood that it was her disease not her that was being difficult. They said that they had gone through some type of training with home instead to understand how to handle issues with Alzheimer's. Two of my aunt's care givers even came to her funeral on their own time. My family was very impressed by that level of commitment. We would recommend Home Instead to any family looking for help.

February 23, 2015

By Parislady17

I am a current client of this provider

The staff from Home Instead have been patient and very caring working with my mother who is struggling with physical limitations and emerging cognitive problems. She is very unhappy about needing care and insists on being in her own home. Home Instead has allowed me to be able to keep her in her home with the piece of mind knowing that she is cared for 24/7. This is critical as I live out of state and need to be able to trust that my mom is being cared for with compassion and safety. I have been impressed with staff's willingness to be flexible and to respond immediately to any questions or concerns I have had. They are always just a phone call away which gives me important peace of mind.
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About Home Instead Senior Care - Lexington, MA

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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.


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Services and Amenities of Home Instead Senior Care - Lexington, MA

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

Screening

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

Training

  • 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/insured

  • Bonded And Insured

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