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Home Instead - Columbia, MO

1520 Business Loop 70 W, Columbia, MO 65202

(800) 558-0653

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5.0

(9 reviews)

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Reviews of Home Instead - Columbia, MO in Columbia, Missouri

5.0

(9 reviews)

    pakleopfer

    5

    October 3, 2021

    I am a current client of this provider

    They do an excellent job with home care and dealing with a disabled partner.

    patsy dalton

    5

    February 10, 2021

    I am a current client of this provider

    Our caregivers are excellent at managing recipes, cleaning up after using the kitchen, etc. Fantastic to come home to food prepared. Always arrive on time and are flexible if we are needing to adjust by a few minutes. Our caregiver is an RN and has a lot to talk to my husband about since she knows a lot about Parkinson's. We have lots to talk about and I always know I will be called is there is anything that I need to know while gone from the house.

    JHB3

    5

    July 28, 2020

    I am a current client of this provider

    Home Instead Columbia MO has been caring for both of my parents since Dec 2018 and have been doing a wonderful job since day one. Earlier this year my father was hospitalized and subsequently transferred to a long term care facility. Debbie C. and her caregivers continued to provide 24/7 care for my mother from daily trips to visit my father, taking care of the household and giving the type of compassionate support my mother needed in order to deal with this separation from her husband. On top of all that Debbie put up with daily questions and suggestions from me with grace and good humor. Then Covid hit and visitations to the nursing facility were suspended. As expected my mother's level of anxiety stemming from the inability to be with my father increased dramatically. Despite this obstacle Debbie continued to take my mother for visits - traversing the grounds outside my father's room, setting my mother in a chair and letting her to talk with my father over the phone. These visits meant the world to both of them and I can't say how much I and my siblings appreciate the time Debbie took to provide my mother with a semblance of normalcy. I have every intention of continuing to have Debbie and her staff care for my mother at home as long as it is feasible. I find it difficult to express how much of a comfort it has been knowing that my parents have been so well cared for over the past 20 months and am confident it will continue to be so into the future.

    STapia

    5

    March 2, 2020

    Other

    The main thing they provide is companionship to my Mom as well as run errands with her, take her to appts, and do light housekeeping for her. She has MD so they read the newspapers and mail to her, as well as bake cookies or a pizza or something she can have for lunch as well as leftovers. They are always prompt and are flexible in accommodating changing up the hours a bit if necessary. Mom feels safe, comfortable and happy with her caregivers and we're very grateful for that. We would recommend Home Instead to everyone who needs home care.

    marish

    5

    February 22, 2020

    I am a current client of this provider

    I advise others that I know of our great care

    Jan Wheeler

    5

    February 22, 2020

    I am a current client of this provider

    Home Instead provides care for my 94 year old mother in terms of light cooking and cleaning, keeping her fire going, grocery shopping, organizing kitchen stuff, laundry, reading, quality company. Their providers are very professional, always on time. The agency has been immediately responsive to my requests to change something or arrange something ahead of time. Everyone is very friendly.

    Simonsbest

    5

    February 22, 2020

    I am a current client of this provider

    Top notch companionship Always on time Phone calls when a provider is not able A substitute is offered Prices are comparable in Columbia Excellent interactions with caregivers Any request is addressed efficiently

    jgirl

    5

    February 22, 2020

    I am a past client of this provider

    Very good communication Dependable, experienced, caring providers Flexible with hours as we have requests Always on time Provides home help and meals for my father

    fletcher23

    5

    August 15, 2013

    I am a current client of this provider

    We have Home Instead for 4 hours each week. My wife has Alzheimer's. We have had three different ladies, All are knowledgeable and very good. They completely clean our condo, do the clothes washing and have plenty of time to interact with my wife. She feels like they are her friends and is happy to see them.

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    Services and Amenities of Home Instead - Columbia, MO in Columbia, Missouri

    Ambulatory Assistance & Accessibility

    • Mobility & Wheelchair Assistance
    • Transfer Assistance

    Care Management Services

    • Residency Confirmation

    Fitness & Wellness Programs

    • Fitness Opportunities

    Personal Care

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

    Transportation & Shopping

    • Transportation Services for General Shopping

    Health Services

    • Companion Care
    • Memory Care

    Companionship & Escort Assistance

    • Companionship Services

    Housekeeping & Maintenance

    • Housekeeping Services

    Bonds & Insurance

    • Is Bonded and Insured

    Financing & Payment Options

    • Payroll Provided for Caregivers

    Staff Training & Qualifications

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

    Family/Caregiver & Relocation Services

    • Family Communication Services
    • Transitional Care

    Licensing & Inspections

    • Staff Drug Screening

    Sub-types of Home Care

    • Full Service Agency

    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 - Columbia, MO in Columbia, Missouri

    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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