Home Care Frequently Asked Questions for Home Instead Des Plaines and Park Ridge
Frequently Asked Questions About Our Home Care Services
Whether you need someone a few hours per week or you’re looking for 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
Care Pro candidates are required to complete an employment application along with a comprehensive background check and drug test.
In addition to orientation, all staff receive training in, and must demonstrate mastery of, providing care for aging adults. Training topics include the aging process, safety of Care Pros and clients, and how to build relationships with clients.
Staff receive training for all aspects of their expected role including, how to be the eyes and ears for the families of our clients. Specialized care training, such as Alzheimer care, is taught to ensure a full understanding of the necessary aspects of providing exceptional care for these individuals.
Home care services let people flourish in the everyday life they already know and love – while getting a little help to stay independent and mobile. With services provided by Home Instead Des Plaines, IL, in-home care is personalized to the needs of the individual.
Home is familiar. Home is comfortable and provides a sense of security. As a senior ages, being in a place that’s familiar and continuing daily routines is very beneficial, especially for progressive memory conditions like Dementia.
Another benefit of home care is having a dedicated caregiver provide one-on-one care in a familiar environment. Care Pros promote independence and companionship while providing family with peace of mind knowing their loved one is safe.
What sets us apart are our foundational values. This includes the value of Care Starts With Connection as well as our determination to provide superior quality service. Home Instead Des Plaines, IL is committed to keeping seniors and people with chronic conditions comfortable and as independent as possible 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 families 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.