Home Instead Senior Care - Elk Grove Village, IL


450 E Higgins Rd, Suite 102 Suite 102, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

(855) 840-7257

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I Am A Past Client Of This Provider

It seemed like the reason Home Instead Senior Care's caretakers were quitting is because they were just moving on, so they seemed to have a lot of new people who I don't think weren't in the business very long. The quality of caretakers from them wasn't very good. What I was impressed with is they came with a program and they just tailored by added or subtracting what I wanted done. I had a problem where they were supposed to be wiping down the bathroom every day, but it wasn't being done. I would have expected the woman who comes once every two weeks to have picked up on that, but she didn't. When I left them and called them and told them why, I was very surprised that I never got a phone call from the person I dealt with from the beginning, which was kind of disappointing. They didn't seem to care.

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I Am A Current Client Of This Provider

The Caregivers I have had are very caring people and dependable.

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Description of Home Instead Senior Care - Elk Grove Village, IL

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.