Home Care Reviews
At Home Care Assistance, we believe in providing superior service to all of our clients. Our commitment to excellence and strong reputation as the live-in specialists make us the trusted home care company in North America. Read what our clients are saying about the quality of our care:
“The office environment is the most professional I have visited thus far. It is a welcome relief to see such organization in an office environment.”
— Ken Sally
“I am so grateful Home Care Assistance was there when my husband & I headed out on vacation. We were able to have a great trip without the worry of thinking, “is my dad ok?”
Mary was awesome. She got my dad playing pool again. They told stories and enjoyed other activities too. She also made sure he took his meds and ate a healthy dinner.
I wasn’t comfortable leaving my dad with only a check in from my neighbor as I’d noticed he was getting confused about what day it was lately and missing taking his medication. Asking Home Care Assistance to come in was a huge help. They took care of light housekeeping as well as fed the cats and watered the plants. Thus, our home was in good order on our return. What a stress relief.
I will be calling them again the next time we leave town.”
— Charlene Ricketts
“It’s never easy to realize that your family needs more help than the family can provide on its own, and the decision to reach for outside support can be difficult. In 2006, my mom was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. My parents live in a house on their own and for the past five years, I watched my mom’s mobility and level of independence steadily decrease, and my dad’s levels of stress and responsibility significantly increase. My sister and I looked into several home care organizations and ultimately, decided upon Home Care Assistance. We were impressed with their balanced approach to care, and their thorough and genuine efforts to get to know my mom and find a Caregiver best suited for her needs. Home Care Assistance has been a huge source of support for both my parents. With the help of her Caregiver, my mom can participate in the activities she loves without needing to depend on my dad to accompany her. My dad can now enjoy some relaxing time on his own. In many ways, Home Care Assistance has given my parents a part of their life back. It has been such a relief knowing that they are in such safe and professional hands.”
— Sessional Instructor, Dept. of Counselling Psychology, UBC
“Please extend my thanks to Susan (the caregiver) and her dog. I had a very unusual talk with my mom yesterday in that this was the first call in years where she was so relaxed and so happy with her day and it was clearly due to Susan and her dog. You are providing invaluable gifts to her and I just want you to know how much I appreciate it.”
— Maureen D., Therapist and Clinical Supervisor
“Our family has been using Home Care Assistance services since October 2010 and recommend this company and their caregivers 100%. My mother has Alzheimer’s so we require personal care, companionship and light housekeeping duties. Carolina and her team of case workers really put the effort into finding the right match for the patient and their families. We have been fully supported from all members of the company and appreciate their personal touch.”
— Cathy S., Surrey
“My sincere thanks to you and your staff at Home Care Assistance for coming to my 11th hour rescue back in May. Your Caregiver helped me shower daily, made my bed, prepared meals and did some food shopping, light cleaning and the laundry. She was a gem, always on time, and her manner and demeanor exhibited her many years of experience as an expert Caregiver. She was dependable, calm, caring and trust worthy. I also enjoyed her lovely sense of humor. I also salute you for your flexibility in making the effort to accommodate a prospective client at the “last minute,” as well as your reasonable cost for the excellent care received.”
— Patricia L. Waller, Retired U.S. Diplomat
“My wife Carol had a hard two-year struggle with incurable cancer, declining steadily until life was hardly more than a pin-hole. The last year I arranged for a caretaker for weekdays, and had help from my daughters, but in the final month they needed help as well and I was no longer able to handle weekends and nights. We contacted Home Care Assistance, who provided round-the-clock attendants. I cannot really find the words to say how wonderful they were: highly competent, comforting and caring, endlessly patient and reassuring. They became family friends. Carol passed away – thankfully, in peace – clutching in her hand a little soft animal that one of the attendants had given her. It was symbolic of the relationship that had developed. I cannot praise and thank them enough.”
— Dr. Noam Chomsky
“Home Care Assistance raises exactly the right banner in promoting The Balanced Care Method as the foundation for all good care. In the rush of medical care systems that focus almost exclusively on problems, The Balanced Care Method encourages an approach which emphasizes creating strengths. For centuries we have known that better health in aging is tied to physical, emotional, social, and spiritual factors. Regardless of diseases, building on these basics of good health matters.
But beyond creating strengths for elders, families that emphasize Balanced Care will come to work together and understand more clearly how to cope with medical problems and illnesses. The secret is in the strength of the foundation of care. The rest then comes into clearer perspective; complex situations and decision-making during this time of life are better understood and engaged. Home Care Assistance is about foundation-building-for elders, families, supportive friends and, ultimately, for your health care team.”
— Dr. Dennis McCullough