Growing old can bring challenges, both for the person who’s ageing and for their family. It can be frustrating for our loved ones because they can’t do everything they used to and feel like they’re losing their independence. At the same time, it might be worrying for their family as they might not be able to be there whenever their loved ones need them.
High Quality Home Care across York
There’s no place like home and at Home Instead Senior Care York we believe that continuing to live at home in the place you feel most comfortable, safe and happy is the best solution as you age.
Home Instead York can support you to stay in your own home, close by to family and friends with our high-quality home care services in York.
Our home care has been recognised as Outstanding by the CQC and is tailored to fit around the specific needs of you or your loved one’s life.
York’s Leading Private Home Care Provider
Home Instead Senior Care York is managed and owned by Luke Norbury as part of the national Home Instead family. Our specially trained and dedicated team of CAREGivers provide private home care across York you can be confident in.
From companionship care in Skelton, dementia care in Dunnington to home help and housekeeping in Heworth we will work with you to offer the support you or a loved one requires to continue living comfortably and independently at home.
All our care plans are devised on an individual basis so whatever your needs are, Home Instead Senior Care York are here to help you, so please get in touch below.
Check out the latest news and events from York
CAREGiver of Home Instead Senior Care York, Daphne, came into see us at the end of last month as she recently took the decision to retire from her role. Daphne will be greatly missed by the office team and all her clients that she built up great relationships with over the last three years. Daphne was also a key part of our monthly 'Companionship Cafes', which we were hosting at Deans Garden Centre on Stockton Lane, before lock down. Daphne attended the event, to offer her expert support to those in attendance each month. We are incredibly grateful as Daphne has kindly agreed to continue to volunteer her time to support us when we are able to safely restart the companionship cafes. Wishing you a happy retirement Daphne!
Most of us welcome the current hot weather, but for some the hot temperatures can bring along health concerns with them. The elderly are one of the groups who are particularly at risk of health problems. The main risks posed by a rise in temperatures are dehydration, overheating, heat exhaustion and heatstroke. To keep cool here are some useful tips: • Shut windows and close curtains when it is hotter outside than in. You can open them for ventilation when it’s cooler. • Stay out of the sun particularly between 11am and 3pm. • Keep rooms cool and have cool baths and showers or splash with cool water. • Drink cold drinks regularly but avoid tea, coffee and alcohol. • Wear loose, cool clothing, and a hat if you go outdoors. If someone does feel unwell, get them somewhere cool to rest. Give them plenty of fluids to drink and seek medical help if symptoms such as breathlessness, chest pain, confusion, weakness, dizziness or cramps get worse or don't go away.
Home Instead Senior Care York, currently the only ‘Outstanding’ rated home care provider in York, this week took the first steps to having two brand new registered managers with regulatory body, The Care Quality Commission (CQC). Kerry Galloway (right), had the fantastic news that her application to be one of Home Instead’s registered managers has been accepted by CQC, along with this Lorna Hoegh (left), completed her application and is hoping to also be officially registered within a few weeks. Kerry and Lorna, both started with Home Instead originally as CAREGivers back in 2018 & 2015, respectively. Since then, through their hard work and commitment to the care they provide, Kerry and Lorna moved into Care Manager roles, where they have been for over a year now managing the East and West areas of York. Carol Hirst, current registered Manager of Home Instead in York, will be steadily reducing down her hours as she heads towards retirement, and so, having Kerry and Lorna registered now, means they can work together, plan for the future and ensure the York based Home Care Provider can continue to provide CQC ‘Outstanding’ rated, person centred support to their elderly clients.
The brand new Home Instead Senior Care Scarborough & Ryedale franchise has passed an important milestone by successfully registering with the care regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to provide services to elderly people in Scarborough and Ryedale. Managing Director, Luke, and the Care Manager Becky, both successfully completed the CQC vetting process and as a result Home Instead is now registered to provide personal care. Having successfully run the Home Instead franchise in York since 2009, owner Luke, is now bringing Home Instead’s trademark high quality care at home to older people in Scarborough and Ryedale. Here’s what Luke had to say on the opening ‘It is particularly important in these challenging times that elderly people's needs are considered. Home Instead can assist with a range of daily living activities such as shopping, meal preparation, washing and dressing, but just as importantly with companionship and, when the time is appropriate, going out.’ The service is intended to help people maintain their quality of life as they grow older. If you would like to find out more please contact care manager Becky Volans on 01723 333022.
Margaret, client of Home Instead Senior Care York, earlier this month celebrated her 85th Birthday. Unfortunately, given the current circumstances in place Margaret's family were unable to pay her a visit. They were however, incredibly grateful to receive a couple of photos sent to us by Margaret's CAREGiver Cath, which she took on the day. Despite the lock down measures it looks like Margaret still managed to have a fantastic birthday.