Home Instead - Albany, NY

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Home Care Reviews for Home Instead - Albany, NY

May 18, 2017

By hooper123

I am a current client of this provider

This is a wonderful company with professional, caring people to assist you in helping with the caring of your loved ones. I can't thank each and every caregiver from Home Instead enough for their great work for my Dad.

June 17, 2016

By Patricia B.272435

I am a current client of this provider

Mary comes to my home alone once every two weeks to do light housekeeping and other chores as needed and bringing back trash cans from the side of the road in winter and is very obliging and kind. She has a pleasant personality and is efficient.

February 29, 2016

By Marcia28

I am a current client of this provider

My mom receives in home care for Home Instead. She currently receives care from Jean R. who is exceptional. Home Instead has been responsive.

April 08, 2013

By Caring0050

I am a past client of this provider

The caregivers from Home Instead were very kind to my father-in-law. He liked them and they showed him a great deal of respect.
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About Home Instead - Albany, NY


Home Instead 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 - Albany, NY

Agency Type

  • Full Service Agency
  • Agency Extra: Each Home Instead 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


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


  • 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 And Insured
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