Become a CAREGiver

Home Instead Senior Care in northwest Georgia prides itself on having the best, most well-trained, passionate CAREGivers for in-home, non-medical senior care.

Apply To Be A Caregiver

What’s in it for you?

  • No medical skills or prior experience are required — our training will help you develop new skills.
  • Home Instead is the #1 company in the non-medical home care industry — our comprehensive training will teach you to be a trusted team member.
  • While you are helping to make a meaningful difference in a senior’s life — you will have a rewarding career both personally and professionally.
  • Flexible part-time and full-time schedules will enable you to balance your work schedule and personal life.
  • A lot of great people work with Home Instead — you will meet new people and make new friends, you and your commitment as a CAREGiver will be truly appreciated.

A special person — not a degree — is what it takes to become a Home Instead CAREGiverSM.  And you do not need prior experience, certification or special schooling.  We will provide you with all the CAREGiver training you will need.

Here is what you DO need to become a Home Instead CAREGiver:

  • A heartfelt passion to work with seniors to help them live as independently as possible
  • Kindness and patience
  • Understand and compassion
  • A positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • And all of our prospective CAREGivers must meet the minimum age requirement, submit to and pass drug testing, a criminal background check and a driving record check.

What does a Professional CAREGiver Do?

Home Instead Senior care customizes its services to meet the needs of each senior client we serve.  Our goal is to meet each senior’s needs — enable them to continue to live at home and as independently as possible.

Below is an overview of the services we offer seniors — which, in turn, are ways you will help depending on each senior’s non-medical home care needs.

Companionship Services

  • Offer elderly companionship and conversation
  • Provide respite care
  • Monitor diet and eating
  • Check food expirations
  • Assist with evening and tuck-in
  • Stimulate mental awareness
  • Assist with entertaining
  • Answer the door
  • Reminisce about the past
  • Assist with clothing selection
  • Care for houseplants
  • Provide reminders for appointments
  • Discuss current and historical events
  • Participate in crafts
  • Play games and cards
  • Supervise home maintenance
  • Record and arrange recipes
  • Oversee home deliveries
  • Prepare grocery lists
  • Clip coupons for shopping
  • Monitor TV usage
  • Mail bills and letters
  • Buy magazines, papers and books
  • Rent and play movies
  • Plan visits, outings and trips
  • Visit neighbors and friends
  • Read religious materials
  • Maintain calendar
  • Maintain family scrapbook
  • Record family history

Home Helper Services

  • Provide Alzheimer’s Care
  • Assist with laundry and ironing
  • Take out garbage
  • Aid with morning and wake-up
  • Arrange appointments
  • Provide medication reminders
  • Aid with reading
  • Assist with walking
  • Write letters and correspondence
  • Organize mail
  • Change linens
  • Plan, prepare and clean up meals
  • Make beds
  • Dust furniture
  • Drop off and pick up dry cleaning
  • Pick up prescriptions
  • Organize and clean closets
  • Assist with pet care
  • Shop for groceries and supplies
  • Prepare future meals
  • Escort to appointments
  • Accompany to lunch or dinner
  • Escort for shopping and errands
  • Attend plays and concerts
  • Escort to religious services
  • Attend club meetings and sporting events

 

Personal Services

Assistance with:

  • Eating
  • Grooming
  • Dressing
  • Bathing
  • Incontinence
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Mobility
  • Medication reminders

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