Home Instead Senior Care The Queen's Awards for Enterprise: Innovation 2016
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What People Say About Us

"I would like to convey,  on behalf of my parents, how delighted they are with the care and support being provided by Debbie.  She has been extremely helpful and accommodating.  Mum has developed a good..." Daughter, A.D.
"When I was looking for help in looking after my Mam I was being extremely fussy, my Mam was and still is my world so I needed carers who I could trust as I wasn’t leaving her in the care of anyone.  I..." Daughter of Client, PM
"A very good company with a brilliant service, that is second to none. It is even better than what the name suggests (Home Instead), you receive a better service than your own family can provide you. Staff are..." CAREGiver

"I have been working with Home Instead for a while now, and I say with, not 'for' because it's like an extended family. Sue, Jo and staff are approachable and understanding on different needs of people. Treating each and everyone as an individual. Highly recommend as employers."

CAREGiver

"I have worked with the Home Instead Salford team since September last year and love it.I admire the teams commitment to ensuring our elderly client's and their families get a high standard of personal care..they really listen to what the client and family need and want.As an employee..I feel well supported by the management team and wouldn't hesitate to recommended working for this team to anyone.  "

CAREGiver

"'Dad had his first visit from 'A' (CAREGiver) this morning and he thought she was new to your company as well as to him.  He wanted me to get in touch with you to say how helpful she had been to him.  All his lights went out around bedtime last night and when Angela got there this morning she found the consumer unit in the hall wardrobes and fixed the problem.  It must have been quite a dramatic start to her new job but dad said she was great - so please say 'thank you' to her for us.  Just wanted you to know what a good job she'd done!"

JM, Daughter of Client

"I have worked for Home Instead for seven months and thoroughly enjoy my role.  I have found the management approach to be a 'breath of fresh air'  compared to other employers, management  are always approachable and understand the simple concept that if carers are happy the clients in turn will reap the benefits. I look forward to my visits and I have met some wonderful people, it really is a mutually beneficial relationship. Supporting  someone to remain in their own home, or to venture out when and where they wish is 'food for the soul'. It is such a privilege to be welcomed into people's homes and lives.  Our clients are so intriguing and inspiring, diverse and rich in life experience. Like different facets of a precious jewel, which is treasured.  I look forward to a long career with Home Instead Senior care. "

CAREGiver's story ......

"I am so pleased to be part of the Home Instead team in Salford.  I have a few hours a week to spare and I have been partnered with B who is living with dementia.  I look forward to my visits to her as much as she looks forward to me visiting her.  I go armed with hairbrushes, rollers, lipstick and nail varnish.  I go out walking with her on good weather days or we visit the shops or hairdressers on bad weather days.  We laugh together all the time.  We laugh at silly things.  From time to time we do some cleaning together or tidy the fridge.  We enjoy each others company. It is a joy to support someone in their own home so that they can stay where they want to be for as long as possible. The team in Salford are also great fun and they have tremendous respect for all Clients and CAREGivers alike."

Sandra - CAREGiver

"I was very apprehensive about having help and support for D as I felt I should be able to manage myself. However, I am used to it now and what is wonderful about our CAREGivers is that they are happy to let me help - they do not make me feel awkward.  Equally if I need some 'me' time I am now able to have it.  Thank you to everyone involved.  We are very happy with Home Instead."

MW, Client

"Thank you for everything you have done this year.  You've been true superstars!"

Grandaughter

"Although my mum is in her 80s and becoming increasingly frail, she does not feel that she needs care. This situation has been handled with sensitivity and good humour by all of the Home Instead team.  They are punctual and reliable and go out of their way to make sure that any requests we make are complied with.  It has been a massive weight off my mind to know that the team are on hand.  The office staff are unfailingly helpful - changing and amending call times to suit changes in plan.  I am really pleased that|I contacted Home Instead and cannot recommend them highly enough.  Thank you to all the team.    "

Daughter C.O.

"Just wanted to say that Nan really likes chosen CAREGiver and she felt comfortable with her.  I think she would like her on a regular bases.  I must admit - I think the CAREGiver had an excellent manner with Nan - thank you to you and your team!"

Son

"I feel certain that your visits are making a positive effect on his day.  We are so pleased."

Daughter

"Thanks for your hospitality - you are a great team.  It was a pleasure working with such an interested group of people.  I look forward to returning."

Trainer

"Just wanted to say thank you to the team for helping my dad this morning - I was told by the emergency services what a great team you are!"

Clients family

"'Thank you to everyone concerned - I look forward to Thursdays - I had forgotten how good it feels to be out and about!' 'B's affection for me is reciprocated.  I always look forward to her visits.  She is like another niece to me.  I have completed a review form for Home Instead, Salford and gave full marks.  Home Instead is a much appreciated service.  I would like to particularly thank Michelle who is always helpful and kind.'"

Client

"''I trust you implicitly Michelle, just do what you think is best.' ''Thank you so much for opening a Home Instead in Salford - we are so grateful''"

Client

"''Congratulations on the Queens Award!''  ''Once again your time is very much appreciated and very useful.  Dad obviously enjoys your company, attention and chance for a conversation with an attentive listener.  I'm so pleased I found you.''"

CG

"'Huge thanks to Sue, Michelle and the team at Home Instead Swinton.  They stepped in when we most needed tham and their support and care has been a lifeline.  We now feel that our elderly Mum, who is living with Alzheimers, is getting the care that she deserves and care that we can fully trust.'  JC   ''The quality of care has been excellent, and Sue and Michelle have gone out of their way to tailor the care to Mum's and the family's needs.  I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.'  AH"

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