Home Care Frequently Asked Questions for Home Instead Itasca, IL
Frequently Asked Questions About Our Home Care Services
Whether you need someone a few hours per week or 24-hour care, Home Instead can assist.
Some additional services include:
- Elder care
- Chronic illness care
- Home care assistance
- In-home care
- End-of-life care
After a candidate completes the employment application, there is a multi-step interview process plus a drug screening and background check prior to joining the Home Instead team.
Upon hire, a team member will receive on-the-job training starting with orientation to learn all about how to care for an aging adult and their family.
In addition to orientation, all staff receive training in, and must demonstrate mastery of, providing care for our aging loved ones. This includes the aging process, safety of caregivers and clients, and how to build a relationship with clients.
Staff receive training for all aspects of their expected role including how to be the eyes and ears for the family of our clients. Specialized care training, such as Alzheimer's care, is taught to ensure a full understanding of the necessary aspects of providing exceptional care for these individuals.
Home is familiar. Home is comfortable and provides a sense of security. As a senior ages, being in a place that is familiar to continue daily routines is very beneficial, especially for progressive memory conditions like Dementia.
Another benefit of home care is the dedicated Care Professional providing one-on-one care in a well-known environment. Care Pros promote independence and companionship while reducing the risk of falls and providing family with peace of mind knowing their loved one is safe.
What sets us apart is our foundational principles including the principle of relationship before task and determination to provide superior quality service. Coupled with our culture, commitment to our clients and team members, Home Instead Itasca, IL is committed to keeping seniors and people with chronic conditions safe and comfortable in a familiar environment where they can live with dignity as they age.
Home Instead provides emotional support as well as respite support for family members. Our team provides family with peace of mind knowing that a loved one is well taken care of.
The Importance of Aging from Home
As loves ones age, it's important to make sure they stay healthy, stay happy, and stay safe. Maintaining independence in a familiar environment for seniors is where Home Instead can help as a life well lived should continue at home.