Home Instead Senior Care

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Home Instead Senior Care Reviews

Updated September 11, 2014
Updated September 11, 2014
205 Reviews
3.3
205 Reviews
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Roger Baumgart
30 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • One pro is that you are helping create jobs and helping seniors stay in their home (in 7 reviews)

  • Ability to help seniors stay independent, flexible hours, good training (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Low pay, benefits only for office staff (in 9 reviews)

  • No benefits or paid time off, little interaction with other caregivers, lack of company support (in 7 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Worked as a GM, planning and preparing a new office. Worked for an amazing company with amazing people.

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    Former Employee - General Manager
    Former Employee - General Manager

    I worked at Home Instead Senior Care full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great company with an impeccable reputation. Management is fair and friendly. Good family atmosphere. Very ethical and compassionate people all the way around. Loved my experience here.

    Cons

    Biggest challenges are keeping standards high and meeting expectations. Nothing negative to report!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Plenty of opportunities to assist clients

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    Current Employee - Caregiver  in  Bethel Park, PA
    Current Employee - Caregiver in Bethel Park, PA

    I have been working at Home Instead Senior Care part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You can work around your personal schedule and pick up extra assignments

    Cons

    Sometimes the scheduling team can be overwhelmed with finding replacement caregivers if employees call off

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    A decent place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Home Instead Senior Care

    Pros

    This office has a lot of autonomy and wants to provide the best service possible

    Cons

    No further advancement inside of the local franchises.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on the employees more than the bottom line.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Wonderful opportunity for a long term career with a stable organization.

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    Current Employee - Marketing
    Current Employee - Marketing

    I have been working at Home Instead Senior Care full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful, warm friendly atmosphere. Staff is passionate about what they do.

    Cons

    Tons of competition providing the same or similar services.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase salary for caregivers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent Company to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Caregiver  in  Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Caregiver in Charlotte, NC

    I worked at Home Instead Senior Care part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good hours when you need them, gracious warmhearted clients

    Cons

    Something that is needed, that is essential are gas vouchers. Often clients are located in vast outlying areas that require much more gas than normal and paydays are only twice monthly. Being able to use gas vouchers and have the amount subtracted from a paycheck may allow a care giver to be able to accept more or additional clients when trying to fill work hour weeks to 40 hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Because wages tend to be on a lower scale, additional bonuses and other monetary incentives would be a good thing.

    Recommends
  7.  

    So far it's been a great experience and meet a lot of wonderful people.

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    Current Employee - Home Health Caregiver  in  Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Home Health Caregiver in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Home Instead Senior Care part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    flexible, you get to set your own schedule. If you don't want to work on weekends you don't have to.

    Cons

    the pay is low and you have to travel from place to place.

  8.  

    Might not be the best pay but it sure is rewarding!!!

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    Current Employee - Caregiver
    Current Employee - Caregiver

    I have been working at Home Instead Senior Care part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Knowing that I am making a difference in a seniors life by just being a companion, flexible schedule, great office staff at my location, extra training offered.

    Cons

    High turn over rate leaving us short staffed, pay is low, sometimes clients expect you to do things you are not allowed to do.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great company and people

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Home Health Caregiver  in  Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Home Health Caregiver in Sacramento, CA

    I worked at Home Instead Senior Care full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The company makes sure you are trained and really know your stuff! They stand behind their employees 100% and time of day or night. Employees get a say in who they work with and when.

    Cons

    The pay scale is a little low unless you have your CNA. The compan is a franchise therefor there can be differing pay scales from one location to the next. One place wanted to charge me a MANDATORY $10 for a company shirt that you dont even have to wear and a paper badge.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Sacramento CA management is the BEST. Portland area is lacking.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    need more hours

    Current Employee - Home Health Caregiver  in  Dartmouth, MA
    Current Employee - Home Health Caregiver in Dartmouth, MA

    I have been working at Home Instead Senior Care part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    clients are a joy to work with.

    Cons

    making a house run on amount of hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more money

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Senor care

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    Current Employee - CNA  in  Martinsburg, WV
    Current Employee - CNA in Martinsburg, WV

    I have been working at Home Instead Senior Care part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Heart felt people that are truely amazing! They really do care and understand. Flexable schedule.

    Cons

    Pay is horrible. Can afford gas ro do what i love when you dont make enough to cover the trip.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When you pay milage pay it from start of day to patient and back. Not just if you take them out. And pay it seperately on a while other check once a month. That woukd help tremendously!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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