Home Instead - Shelburne, VT

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October 17, 2017

By charmed

I am a current client of this provider

Personalities matter. Our helper is cheerful, very thorough and tries to insure her work follows our living patterns. She listens and works together with us to strengthen daily living.

January 24, 2017

By Enjoys sharing!

I am a current client of this provider

I am responding as the Individual who is receiving great support from provider. She comes to my apartment twice a week -- 2 hours each time. I am over 90 years old and walk with a cane. I can't drive and caregiver takes me shopping each Monday morning to buy groceries for the week. She comes on Wednesday to be close by when i take a bath and wash my hair. We have come to be great friends with similar senses of humor and comfortable talking about almost anything with each other -- offering real insight into issues that need to be faced in any family.

July 27, 2011

By plb315

I am a past client of this provider

My mother who had Parkinson's Disease wanted to remain in her home as long as possible. With the help of the caregiver from Home Instead, she not only received some much needed help with her personal care and household, she also had a wonderful companion who she related to very well. She laughed, talked about her fears, sang and shared some wonderful memories with her caregiver and new friend.
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About Home Instead - Shelburne, VT


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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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


  • 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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