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Home Care Benefit 

Personalized in-home care can help people age in place safely with dignity and independence. We provide our person-centered “home care” no matter where “home” is. From the family home to senior communities to rehab facilities and beyond, we are able to bring the care aging loved ones need to wherever they call home.
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Proudly Serving Aging Adults & Their Families

Our Promise

As a locally owned business, our team offers friendly, responsive service right in your neighborhood. Families love our team because we:
  • Do what we say we’re going to do – each and every time
  • Solve care problems using compassionate, person-centered solutions
  • Engage in thoughtful relationships with the families we serve
  • Give back to our community

About Us

Meet Our Team

Joyce and Bob Brasher, Owners

Joyce and Bob Brasher, Owners

​To us, it is personal. Owners Bob and Joyce Brasher have faced decisions that you are currently facing. Bob, losing a father to Alzheimers Disease, understands the importance of a caregiver who understood the disease and could work with his mom as she struggled to accept someone else coming into her home. When Joyce began providing care for her father who was diagnosed with a multitude of health problems she realized she would need help. Her mother would not be able to care for him around the clock and stay well herself. Living out of town, Joyce had to place her trust in caregivers outside of family members. They recognize the importance and inner struggle of a changing role from daughter/son to care provider.

Jason Edmonds, COO

Jason Edmonds, COO

​After selling his business in 2011, Jason became the General Manager for Home Instead and is now serving as the Chief Operating Officer. He has over 15 years in the corporate world and has now turned his focus to making a difference in people's lives. He works directly with each department to ensure the care of clients is our number one priority. He makes a point to speak to each of our CAREGivers every time he sees them. He takes great pride in being a part of the people and not just the numbers. With Jason's guidance, Home Instead is now able to provide solutions for families so that their loved ones can age in their own homes with dignity and pride. Like many of our clients' children, Jason knows the struggles of caring for aging parents and wants to set a high level standard of care not only for his loved ones but our clients as well.

Richard Nieves, General Manager

Richard Nieves, General Manager

​Richard Nieves, has joined Home Instead Senior Care as the General Manager in Columbia, S.C. Richard relocated to Columbia from Birmingham, Alabama, where for the past 15 years, he served as the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for a large Home Health and Hospice agency.

He works each day in helping to improve the services provided by our Caregivers and office staff to exceed our client's expectations. After having family members who required home care and seeing the benefits of care in the home throughout his career, he has been a passionate supporter of charities that support seniors.

LaTonya Cunningham, M.H.A.- Finance Manager

LaTonya Cunningham, M.H.A.- Finance Manager

​Since 2002, LaTonya Cunningham has worn many hats with the Home Instead Senior Care. She started her Home Instead Senior Care career as a CAREGiver and worked her way into the office in 2006. She currently serves as Finance Manager in our Billing and Payroll Department. She manages two assistants who strive to provide the best quality of services to our clients and CAREGivers. Her commitment and dedication to Home Instead demonstrates a great passion that she has for seniors in our community.

Chaka Leaphart, Recruitment & Retention Supervisor

Chaka Leaphart, Recruitment & Retention Supervisor

​Chaka Leaphart joined the Home Instead Senior Care Family in September 2017 in our Recruitment and Retention Department. She comes with 19 years of experience in CAREGiving, hospice care, and served as Care Plan Coordinator for Assisted Living. She at this time still maintains her CNA license. She takes pride in screening, hiring, and training the best possible CAREGivers that we have to offer. She looks for CAREGivers who have the same compassion and love for their clients as she did. She really enjoys meeting new CAREGivers and getting to know them.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in West Columbia, SC possesses a heartfelt desire to work with seniors in the community. It is our ultimate goal to forge extraordinary relationships between our clients and their CAREGivers.

When you or an elderly loved one is ready for help, our caring staff is on call to quickly answer your questions and accommodate your senior services needs.

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