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IN-HOME CARE REVIEW

Updated for August, 2019

Home Care Assistance Review17 minute read

Best For:   All Types Of Home Care | Including Clients With Special Needs | Respite Care | Live-In Care Care

  • Services & Organization
  • Consumer Reviews
  • Cost

4.5

out of 5

Pros
  • Uses a team approach to care, with supervisors consistently monitoring caregivers
  • Offers research-driven approaches to home care
  • Offers specialized care for selected conditions
  • Rigorous screening and hiring practices for caregivers
Cons
  • Most locations require a four hour minimum visit

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Our Verdict

Home Care Assistance offers a full menu of home care services—from companion care up to help with activities of daily living—offers help overseeing clients’ recovery from illness or surgery, and can provide full time live-in care. Known for its rigorous approach to screening its caregivers, the company also augments its approaches with research-based programs that focus on boosting longevity, quality of life, and the client’s cognitive functioning. These approaches, combined with its team-based approach to care plans, make it an excellent choice for those willing to pay a little more for high-quality home care.

Services Offered

  • Companionship
  • Medication reminders
  • Grooming/hygiene
  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Meal planning and prep
  • Errands
  • Transportation
  • Shopping
  • Social escort services
  • Exercise assistance
  • Mobility assistance
  • Feeding
  • Toileting
  • Physical therapy
  • Pre- and post-operation assistance
  • Respite care
  • Live-in care
  • 24-hour care
  • Alzheimer’s and dementia care
  • End-of-life care

Home Care Assistance Review

More and more seniors are choosing to remain in their homes as they grow older instead of moving into senior housing or assisted living. Staying at home confers a number of benefits, including allowing the person to remain in their community and allowing them to fully enjoy home comforts and familiar surroundings well into their golden years. When aging begins to take its toll, however, many seniors turn to home care agencies for help with the day-to-day activities that challenge their independence. Home Care Assistance is one of the country’s larger home care agencies, and it offers all the services that seniors generally need to continue to live on their own, and also offers specialized programs and unique approaches to care.

“Pros: A company that will invest in their employee’s personal and professional development -Unrelenting support and resources from every department and level of leadership.”

Newport Beach, CA (via Glassdoor)

“I took care of many people that need assistance. Management is excellent! Great workplace and great management and supervisors! It’s not a hard job, you just have to care and be concerned for the people you care for. The most enjoyable part of this position is when you make the people you care for enjoy life.”

Palm Beach, FL (via Indeed)

“Enjoying working with staff that is always courteous and kind. Like the flexible hours. Also good Internet cellphone communication with professionals. Clients fun to work with.”

Overland Park, KS (via Glassdoor)

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“Home Care Assistance is friendly and does an excellent job at what they do . . . The services of Home Care Assistance were there when I needed them. They were always on call.”

Philadelphia, PA (via Google)

“I referred a client to Home Care Assistance and they took amazing care of her and her family. They helped with home chores, transportation, and much more. I highly recommend using Home Care Assistance!”

Colorado Springs, CO (via Facebook)

“Great service offered, amazing staff. They were very kind and prompt when we needed help with in home care! Would recommend this company to anyone needing assistance with in home care!”

Bellevue, WA (via Google)

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