Home Instead - Durham, NC

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May 08, 2017

By Jay835366

I am a current client of this provider

Home Instead provides cleaning, laundry, a little bit of food preparation, grocery shopping, and taking my mom to doctors' appointments. My mom likes the caregiver a lot, seems to enjoy her, and seems to be pleased with the job she's doing. I haven't had any issues with their scheduling at all.

February 06, 2017

By KS Barron

I am a current client of this provider

The owner personally came to sit with my father on Christmas Eve. He didn't even charge me because he enjoyed spending time with a fellow veteran. Our family was blown away by this level of service and care. We will definitely recommend Home Instead to our friends and neighbors.

August 02, 2013

By CarolinaGal

I am a current client of this provider

I moved my dad in with me two months ago. The Home Instead team has been so professional and compassionate in their care. Each of the providers that they matched with him has been a great fit. Their support and guidance has made this a great transition for our entire family.

June 25, 2013

By Gail12

I am a past client of this provider

We were just impressed with Home Instead's level of care. Mom had them for palliative care before she went to a skilled nursing facility. I was just impressed with their care, their follow through, and their professionalism.
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About Home Instead - Durham, NC


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 - Durham, NC

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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