Amy’s Helping Hands is a local family-owned company dedicated to providing personalized customized elderly in home care services. Our senior care services are tailored around your family needs and designed to keep seniors independent healthy and safe, reducing stress on families and reducing the burden on the health care system.
Our services are overseen by nurse care managers to ensure all health, medical, social and safety needs are all being met. Feel free to learn how our IN HOME CARE SERVICES and caregivers can meet your family needs:
As an organization every single one of us believe seniors deserve exceptional care. We believe in enhancing the quality of life of seniors and their families. We strive to exceed and change the standards in the senior care industry.
We only hire staff we would place with our own family. They follow our strict policies and procedures and fit our special mould of being an exceptional caregiver.
Care is managed and overseen by social worker and nursing case managers. We screen, hire, train, coach, match, schedule, oversee and manage your care, all on your schedule designed around the client and family needs 24/7/365. We help our clients in their homes, retirement & nursing homes and hospitals. We provide everything from 2 hour companionship to 24 hour care, palliative care, nursing care and everything in between. Including medical alarms, memory therapy, foot care, and our adult day program.
Amy, the office staff and my caregiver provide me with caring help of the highest professional calibre. They truly enhance my quality of life and give my family peace of mind when they take care of me and help me.
I am a senior who had put in a call to Amy's Helping Hands for someone to help me in my home. The caregiver she sent me has become not only a great help but a wonderful friend. I just turned 100 years old in May.
The care my elderly parents receive from the staff at Amy's Helping Hands is A1. They are compassionate, patient, punctual and very dedicated individuals. I can't say enough positive things about Amy and her staff and the care they provide.
I am very happy with the service I have received in the 16 months I have been with Amy's Helping Hands. The personal aspect of the service is great. One day when I wasn't feeling at all well, Amy showed up at my door with chicken soup.
Services are exemplary. Staff exhibits the virtues of compassion, kindness caring and willingness to assist. They have been very helpful to my mom and our entire family.
Amy's Helping Hands is an easy agency to work for. They listen to their employees. I like my job!
Amy's Helping Hands matches their clients with a suitable caregiver. They have caring and knowledgeable caregivers.
Amy's Helping Hands is a fantastic agency that has very high quality caregivers who will be matched up with you based on personality and location.
I would recommend this agency for home care because I feel like this agency provides a lot of services that are really needed.
It is easy work, and the pay is good. It is very satisfying that you get to help people.
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