Home Instead Senior Care - Tolland, CT
384 Merrow Road Suite Z, Tolland, CT 06084
Reviews of Home Instead Senior Care - Tolland, CT
Dec 21, 2017 | Reviewed by PT
I Am A Current Client Of This Provider
We're happy with the people that we have coming from Home Instead and they're doing their job. We are satisfied with the service we're getting. We need to fine tune it a little bit more to meet our needs and I think they have the capability to do that for us. The caregiver comes in on a 5-day basis during a 4-hour period each day for my brother. The schedule is relatively effective and if you get a last minute cancellation, they do their best to give you the coverage that you need. We haven't had any major problems with that either.
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Description of Home Instead Senior Care - Tolland, CT
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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