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Personalized in-home senior care services

What is Home Care?

Senior care services from Home Instead® help to enhance the aging experience by providing practical support at home with a human touch. Our professional CAREGiversSM immerse themselves into wherever home is to assist with common activities of daily living and build a lasting relationship with you and your family.

Home care made just for you

Home Care Services

Our senior care services help aging adults stay engaged in everyday life with tailor-made support to stay safe and well at home. It’s our mission to provide a care plan personalized to your family’s needs to bring you comfort, companionship and peace of mind.

Personal Care

Alzheimer’s Care

Hospice Care

Meal Prep

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Featured Care Jobs

CAREGiver

Do you desire to work for an organization that makes a difference and offers meaningful work? Or perhaps have a desire to support the vulnerable and isolated population in your community? If you answered yes to any of these, then Home Instead has an opportunity for you! Home Instead provides a variety of services that allow seniors to remain in their homes and meet the challenges of aging with dignity and compassion. Benefits of Home Instead: We offer a great culture where you will feel supported by our reliable office staff 24 hours a day. Because safety and wellbeing are of top priority, you will receive all required training and PPE We offer free training courses through our online learning platform and offer opportunities for advancement. Duties and Responsibilities of a caregiver: Companionship and conversation; Light housekeeping tasks and meal preparation; Incidental transportation to and from appointments, errands and activities; Medication assistance and/or reminders; Alzheimer’s Care Caregiver Skills and Qualifications: Ability to treat and care for seniors and their property with dignity and respect; Ability to work with clients receiving Hospice care or at end of life; Be a good and patient listener in a friendly and polite manner; Complete Background Check, DMV check and drug screen; Possess a valid driver’s license, social security card and valid auto insurance. APPLY NOW! We can't wait to meet you! Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated. INDPHD2020v2Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

Home Health Aide

Job Description Home Instead CAREGivers provide a variety of services that allow seniors to remain in their homes. These services are meant to enhance the quality of life for seniors. Home Instead CAREGivers help clients and their families meet the challenges of aging with dignity, pride, care and compassion. Primary Responsibilities: Reflect the core values an independently owned and operated Home Instead franchise. Contribute to a positive living environment to enhance a client’s quality of life Document daily activities and report any significant changes in a client’s needs or living conditions Maintain regular communication with supervisor and office staff Provide Companionship & Home Helper services which could include: Companionship and conversation Providing stabilization and assistance with walking Preparing meals and cleaning up meal-related items Providing medication reminders and appointment reminders Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, etc.) Washing and ironing laundry Running errands Accompanying clients to appointments Provide Specialized services which could include: Advanced Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care Hospice Care Secondary Responsibilities: Participate in company sponsored training and social events including CAREGiver meetings Report hours according to office policy & communicate changes in availability in a timely manner Participate in bi-annual J.D. Power and Associates Satisfaction Survey Document client information in Client and Life Journal May require you to run errands and provide incidental transportation for a client using your vehicle or a client’s vehicle. Perform other reasonable duties as assigned Essential Job Requirements: Ability to lift, push or pull 25 pounds Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel and reach Complete a criminal background check, DMV check, pre-employment drug screen, 2 professional and 2 personal reference checks Ability to withstand exposure to a variety of cleaning solutions Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner The Ideal CAREGiver would… Be eager to enhance the life of a senior Be capable of the job requirements Possess a valid driver license and auto insurance Have access to a reliable vehicle We have a variety of shifts available with competitive pay and benefits. Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at homeinstead.com.Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

Home Health Aide

Job Description Home Instead CAREGivers provide a variety of services that allow seniors to remain in their homes. These services are meant to enhance the quality of life for seniors. Home Instead CAREGivers help clients and their families meet the challenges of aging with dignity, pride, care and compassion. Primary Responsibilities: Reflect the core values an independently owned and operated Home Instead franchise. Contribute to a positive living environment to enhance a client’s quality of life Document daily activities and report any significant changes in a client’s needs or living conditions Maintain regular communication with supervisor and office staff Provide Companionship & Home Helper services which could include: Companionship and conversation Providing stabilization and assistance with walking Preparing meals and cleaning up meal-related items Providing medication reminders and appointment reminders Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, etc.) Washing and ironing laundry Running errands Accompanying clients to appointments Provide Specialized services which could include: Advanced Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care Hospice Care Secondary Responsibilities: Participate in company sponsored training and social events including CAREGiver meetings Report hours according to office policy & communicate changes in availability in a timely manner Participate in bi-annual J.D. Power and Associates Satisfaction Survey Document client information in Client and Life Journal May require you to run errands and provide incidental transportation for a client using your vehicle or a client’s vehicle. Perform other reasonable duties as assigned Essential Job Requirements: Ability to lift, push or pull 25 pounds Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel and reach Complete a criminal background check, DMV check, pre-employment drug screen, 2 professional and 2 personal reference checks Ability to withstand exposure to a variety of cleaning solutions Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner The Ideal CAREGiver would… Be eager to enhance the life of a senior Be capable of the job requirements Possess a valid driver license and auto insurance Have access to a reliable vehicle We have a variety of shifts available with competitive pay and benefits. Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at homeinstead.com.Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.