Serving Central Connecticut
Always Best Care combines national strength and standards with local accessibility and personal service. Your local Always Best Care team has been helping families throughout Central Connecticut and surrounding communities from Tolland to Farmington to Westbrook since 2009, providing non-medical in-home care, free independent and assisted living referral services, free memory care referral services, and Philips Lifeline Medical Alert Service. We have strong relationships with hospitals, social workers, senior communities and senior resources across Connecticut. We're here to serve you!
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Yes. We'd advise any family considering home care in Manchester for their loved one to make sure that the person responsible for their care is fully insured and bonded. This will protect your loved one against any theft or damage to his or her home while they're receiving care.
On top of this, all of our staff also have Worker's Compensation, which is in place to protect your loved one from any claims of liability should one of our caregivers suffer an accident while carrying out their duties.
Our recruitment process involves several different stages and is designed to ensure that only the highest quality of candidates are granted the opportunity to provide in-home care in Manchester on behalf of Always Best Care.
Initially, a member of our recruitment department will study an applicant's resume. If they feel that their experience and personal characteristics seem to match to the role available, they will invite them in for an interview. Over the course of 45 minutes, they will assess whether the candidate possesses the right skills and integrity to excel in the role. If they're lucky enough, they will then be invited back for a final interview.
From this point on, our vetting team takes over. They'll run a criminal background check and get in touch with an applicant's references to assess whether the information they've provided on their resume and in their interview is accurate.
If the candidate does well in their final interview, they will also have to pass a random drug test that will be carried out without the candidate receiving any prior warning.
24/7. Thanks to being open every hour of every day of the year, we can offer the local community the most flexible in-home care in Manchester.
We do this so that seniors can receive care as and when they need it, as opposed to families having to work their schedule around the times that a caregiver is available.
If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to get in contact with our friendly scheduling department today.
Yes. In a lot of scenarios, caregiving is as much about companionship as it is about helping seniors overcome physical obstacles. That's why we give each senior and their caregiver the time to develop a friendly relationship that helps to make the whole process an enjoyable one for both the caregiver and your loved one.
On the odd occasion when your loved one's caregiver becomes ill or decides to book some time off, we will quickly arrange for a substitute to take their place until their usual caregiver returns.
Please bear in mind that if your loved one requires senior care in Manchester throughout the day and evening, a minimum of one other caregiver will be involved in their continual care. We generally only expect our staff to work around eight hours a day so that they have enough time to recuperate in between shifts.
We take into consideration some important aspects, such as how far away a caregiver lives from your loved one's home, as well as some more trivial information, such as your loved one's favorite type of music, when we match them to a certain caregiver.
Our aim is that by matching based on personality as well as geography and experience, we can find a caregiver that your loved one enjoys spending time with.
If, however, you or your loved one doesn't feel like the match is just right, we'll be happy to keep on trying different caregivers until we find that special someone to deliver you loved one's home care in Manchester on a daily basis.
Any offer of employment that is made is subject to a person successfully completing a week's training course.
In that time they'll learn about how to communicate clearly, spot symptoms of illness, and assess a senior's home for any potential safety risks.
While your loved one is in their care, the person responsible for providing their home care in Manchester will also assist with their mobility and suggest any equipment that they feel could reduce the risk of your senior taking a fall.
It's simple: trust. Unless you carry out a detailed background check into an independent provider's history by yourself, you can't be 100% sure that they're a person you would trust to be in your loved one's home on their own.
Remember, all of our staff are also insured, bonded, trained, and even monitored, so you can be sure that our senior care in Manchester is something you can rely on 100% of the time.
If time is what you're worried about, don't worry. We can get your loved one's home care in Manchester up and running in less than a week.
During that time we'll carry out a safety assessment on their home, match them to an appropriate caregiver, and schedule the next 30 days of their care.
We treat family like part of the team here at Always Best Care, as we know how much of a difference your company can make to the mood of your loved one.
At the end of the day, it's entirely up to you to decide how often you require our services, but you can be assured that we'll do all that we can to keep you in the loop about your loved one's condition at all times.
By choosing a provider of home care in Manchester to look after your loved one, it doesn't make you any less a part of their life. Come and go as you usually would and feel free to lean on us for support as and when you need it.
By talking. In an internet age where everything is done online, a little one on one communication seems somewhat outdated.
If, however, you want to learn everything about our elderly care in Manchester in as short a time frame as possible, the best option is to come and visit us for a chat.
We'll run you through every last detail about our care and answer any burning questions you might have. At the end, you'll have a better understanding of whether Always Best Care is the right choice or not for your loved one.
Even the slightest of falls can result in a senior breaking a bone, so we take a safety first approach to every aspect of our care so that we can offer the safest senior care in Manchester.
Along with their training in spotting symptoms of illness, our caregivers are also taught how to improve the safety around a senior's home.
They'll carry out a risk assessment on our behalf and provide a report detailing any suggested changes.
Furthermore, your loved one's caregiver will always keep a watchful eye over them, so if your loved one is struggling with their mobility, they'll always be on hand to provide support.
No. Our home care in Manchester is available to everyone that needs it, so you don't have to worry about signing any contracts or agreeing to a minimum number of hours of care per week.
As a result, if your loved one just needs a hand getting washed and dressed once a month, we'll be more than happy to help.
Yes. Many families choose elderly care in Manchester over a nursing or residential home, as changing the environment that someone living with dementia is used to can lead to unnecessary confusion.
You should feel assured that our caregivers are well adept at quickly resolving any behavioral issues relating to the disease and will approach your loved one's care in a calm and patient manner.
Our clients often refer to our caregivers as living angels, as they will do literally everything in their power to make your loved one's life more comfortable. To give you some idea of what you can expect from our elderly care in Manchester, we've come up with a list of common duties, below:
Yes. We're more than happy to provide respite elderly care in Manchester in situations where a family requires someone to take over their caring duties for a short period of time.
As we provide fully vetted, insured, and trained caregivers, you can relax safe in the knowledge that your loved one is in safe hands.
We know that exceptional service sets us apart from all other home care companies. All of our team members and caregivers receive comprehensive training before being assigned to a care plan. Our standard is that "we only hire care providers we would have care for our own loved ones."
Always Best Care provides in-home care services from as little as one hour per day up to 24-hour care, and up to 7 days a week. Whatever your care needs are, Always Best Care is there for you.
Take the first step with us - contact your local Always Best Care representative today.
The first step in our process includes a personal consultation with a Care Coordinator at no charge to you. In our meeting, we will thoroughly discuss your care needs, create a detailed care plan, and work with you on financing and logistics.Make an Appointment
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I have never met two individuals who are as caring and compassionate as John and Kristine. Everyday they set their own lives and families aside to care for the ones we love the most. I would trust my loved ones in the care of them any day without a second thought.
-Faith Zeller, Manchester CT
I can not recommend this company to enough people. The caregivers, the office staff, you name it - they are all exceptional. If you have an elderly loved one in need of assistance, do not hesitate to contact Always Best Care Senior Services. Your mind will be at ease knowing that your family member is in excellent hands and receiving top notch care. The name suits the business perfectly.
The caregivers show compassion in knowing our loved ones needs without asking him. She does not lose patience with him. She makes sure that he is happy and provides entertainment for him. She is also very attentive. The caregiver has been a godsend for me. She is here at a time when I need to get things done in the morning, whether it be appointments, errands or recreation. She normalized my life.
-Sue Danson, Manchester CT
The caregiver understood my wife and explained things that she was going to attempt to do, such as bathing and eating. Always Best Care was able to set up the days and the times that I needed. The owner and his wife showed me around the company and made us feel a part of the group.
-Tim Collins, Tolland County CT
I knew the owner, Kristine, before we started with Always Best Care of Central Connecticut. Anytime I have had a problem and called to inform them, they have all been very nice when working things out. The office staff does not put you off, they talk to you right away to solve your issues.
-Sheila Burns, Central Connecticut
I just feel like they have a high level of compassion to be able to take care of those in need. My mother is no longer independent because of a few things. I feel like the care has improved her quality of life by helping her with things and she enjoys the companionship.
-April Norris, Middlesex County CT
I'm sometimes asked to make recommendations for businesses and when I'm asked about senior care services there's no question that sending someone to Always Best Care is the right choice. Many companies have the people with knowledge and experience to make a difference but what sets one company apart from others is whether or not they care. ABC is that company. I've had some personal experience with them and know that they give thoughtful, carefully considered advice and care, as if they are dealing with their own family. I'd call them again in a heartbeat.
-Costa Claudia, Manchester CT
Anything from Always Best Care is good to have. The care from them has given me my life back. I wasn’t expecting a perfect match on the first caregiver, but Always Best Care did a very good job.
-Claudia Bradley, Hartford County CT
I appreciate that the caregivers are very dependable and are there when they say they will be there. The caregivers are very calm and are able to deal well with my mother. My mother has Alzheimer?s and she understands the outbursts that are just part of the disease. The caregivers are very patient with my mom. Yesterday they were able to get my mom to my home and we had a great time for Mother?s Day. Ivonne in the office has been wonderful and is always able to make a smooth transition if they have to get a new caregiver. I trust them to make small decisions because I know they will make the right choice. The caregivers write in the notebook so I can read what the caregivers have been doing and how my mother has been acting. My mother is getting everything that was promised and I like that the agency is able to change the care plan because my mother is having a harder time getting around. I would highly recommend this agency because they do such a great job. I have friends that have used other agencies and they were nowhere close as pleased with the care that they are getting as I am with Always Best Care.
Looking for good professional care for a family member can be very stressful and feelings of guilt can get the best of the person trying to get care for a parent. This service was very understanding and patient. They covered all facets of care that needed to be addressed and even recommended an excellent cleaning service for my parent's home.
-Christiana Bennett, Manchester CT
Maria , the home care person who comes over is very good. I appreciate that the people in the office keep in touch as well. They keep on top of things. The caregivers if very compassionate and patient. She reads the paper to my mom and talks to her for long periods of time. She cooks very well and can look the fridge and now how to put things together that would taste good. Always Best Care is exceptional. They?re very accommodating, helpful and they listen to what you have to say. I am glad that I?m doing business with Always Best Care.
-Diane Conklin, Manchester CT
The office staff has always answered any questions I have and they have always met my needs. Since my accident, Always Best Care of Central Connecticut has followed through with everything they have said. When I was injured the caregivers were here to fill my needs and help me with my disabilities. They are most efficient but they are also very caring and considerate.
When I would see my mom in the morning, she looked exactly the way she would look if I took care of her. One of the caregivers from Always Best Care of Central Connecticut noticed that Mom was unresponsive, so she played a key role in getting me there. They took care of her in a way that I would. My mom was only in their care for a month. It was seamless from what would have taken place at home and what took place at the memory unit.
Our caregiver knows how to communicate with my mom, leaves me notes to let me know how things are going, and also follows company protocols. Always Best Care of Central Connecticut is a well-run company that provides quality, reliable services.
I wanted to give you, Taylor and Always Best Care staff as well as my client's and their families a huge thank you for giving me all of the time off I needed to better mine and my family's future by going to CNA classes and then the day off to take the test in order to obtain my CNA certificate and then a week or so later giving me the time off needed to complete all of the training with my new employer and then more time off to complete my shadows. Thank you all for being so understanding and helpful during this long process. It is greatly appreciated. I am glad to be part of such a company who works with their staff to better their futures. Thank you all so much!
The caregivers would listen to the client when he needed to be listened to. They were gentle with him. They addressed anything he felt was a concern. Always Best Care is compassionate all the way from the owners to the staff, and it is very evident!
Always Best Care has very good caregivers and the agency owners are wonderful people who care deeply about this kind of service. I have had a great experience in the four years we have received this care and worked with them. Having a caregiver that is reliable takes the burden off of me to not have to worry about whether my mother will be happy or not. She has been very comfortable with the people the agency has sent and I know that if we have additional care needs, they will meet those requests.
The thing that I appreciate the most about the care from Always Best Care of Central Connecticut is that the caregivers make my father their top priority and are sincere in what they are trying to do for him. Always Best Care of Central Connecticut is always sure that their caregivers check my father�s bathing and that his diet is correctly provided.
The caregiver that takes care of my mother is very reliable. She will call me personally about the day or concerns about my mother. She keeps good notes for me. The caregiver goes above and beyond for my mother. She participated in my mothers birthday party. She notices things that need to be done. I have had a couple of questions, Always Best Care have been great to answer them.
Our caregivers show their concern through being attentive and listening to the client. Without Always Best Care, I would have to move my mom into an Assisted Living Facility.
What the caregiver does is going beyond expectation. She has such a personality that makes my parents extremely comfortable with her. It's a work ethic that goes beyond what she is asked of. She is always on time. The caregiver does give them direction to take certain medications. She is always going above and beyond what she is asked of. She has saved someones life because she is aware of the patient. The office always calls when they are supposed to call and everyone we dealt with is knowledgeable. They even put together a group to clean up my parent's garden. And that goes beyond their job. They give us service plus more!
I was happy that the caregiver went above and beyond for my mom. The agency came out to visit my mom bi-weekly to check on things. Always best Care gave us a wonderful caregiver that took care of all the needs we had.
I would recommend this agency for home care because everyone in the agency does the best they can to provide the best care for my mother. They are very conscientious of what she needs. The agency did a good job of explaining everything they could provide for my mother. I don't have to worry about my mom when I am not there because I know she is in good hands.
I appreciate that they are dependable. The call at intervals to make sure that everything is going alright. They make a home visit to make sure my mom is alright. I like that they keep in contact with us. They are consistent at working with the elderly. They follow her routine. They write down notes, or they will call if there is any problem. The caregivers show compassion in some of the little things that they do. They will fix her hair or nails. They were very kind to my mother when my father passed away. They let my mother speak about how she was feeling. I am confident in the office staff because any time there has been any problem, I can call up and they will instantly correct whatever it is. Problems don't happen very often. Once they thought my mother was a little confused and they called right away. The owners have been fabulous. If I ever want to speak to the owner about anything, or I have questions, then the owners always call me back within minutes and take care of it. They are doing a great job!
I appreciate that someone is always there. We have twenty-four hour care, and someone is always there. I don't worry that we aren't going to have coverage.