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Charleston's First Choice for Senior Home Care and Elder Care Services

For over fifteen years, Home Care Assistance and our experienced caregivers have served seniors and their families with exceptional home care.

We provide older adults in Charleston and the broader community with one-on-one support that allows them to live safely and independently at home.

As the premier home care provider in Charleston, we have the deepest employee roster of skilled and compassionate caregivers. As a result, our Client Care Managers are able to match our clients to caregivers not only based on their home care needs, but also their personalities and interests. We offer high quality assisted living services where seniors most prefer to live: in their own home.

Our 24/7 Guarantee means that we will be there when you need us – days, nights and weekends. Call us today to learn more or visit our office in Charleston.

We offer high quality, personalized care where seniors most prefer: at home.

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Suite 225
Charleston SC 29407
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Meet The Care Team

Ty’riek Layne

Client Care Advisor

Ty'riek "Ty" Layne has worked for Home Care Assistance for almost three years in a variety of departments. He began as a Staffing Manager and was then promoted to Client Care Manager He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Biological and Medical Sciences with the goal of going to medical school and becoming a doctor. He would like to use his skills to improve the lives of those around him and decrease the health disparities within various underserved communities. Ty understands that care is not always easy to accept or cope with, so he is honored to be apart of providing families with the best experience possible.

Alex Lyon

Client Care Manager

Alex Lyon, LMSW, Client Care Manager, graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Human Services. Alex went on to pursue a master’s degree in Social Service and has since become a Licensed Master Social Worker in the state of South Carolina. Her care management and social work background allow Alex to work closely with clients to ensure best practice and effective, individualized care planning, all with a compassionate heart.

On a personal note, Alex loves spending time with good friends and family. She enjoys going to the beach and exploring all the sensational restaurants in Charleston. Alex’s passion for senior care and dedication to her clients enable her to provide excellent care management to those in the Charleston area.

Joseph Munoz

Client Care Advisor

Joseph brings ten years of customer service experience to his role at Home Care Assistance. His love for helping clients and the ability to personally make a difference in someone's life is what motivates him. Joseph loves working with each client to help find the best solution for their needs. Relieving stress from families and helping seniors remain in their homes with proper care is what he finds most fulfilling in his role. His goal daily is to change the lives he comes across on each phone call and ensure they have the care needed. He looks forward to making a difference in the lives of local seniors!

Ashley DesMarteau

Regional Director for South Carolina

Ashley is passionate about helping families of aging parents find the best care option. Her own experiences as a family caregiver to her parents enable her to connect with families in a very emotional way. She was drawn to Home Care Assistance because of the Cognitive Therapeutics Method, after losing her Grandfather to Alzheimer’s. She hopes to help others avoid the pains and difficulties involved in selecting the right care options for their loved ones. Ashley prides herself on being solution-focused with her staff, clients and community.

Ashley has been extensively involved in non-profit, foundation and development work. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Tidelands Hospital Foundation for three years and was recently nominated to join the Executive Committee. She served as the Chair of the Annual Gifts Committee for two years, is currently President Elect of her Rotary Club, and is Mission Chair for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Staci Hercules

Home Care Liaison

Staci Hercules, RRT, Home Care Liaison, is a full time professional Clinical Liaison in Long-term Acute Care. Staci brings with her 26 years of experience in the patient health industry and will put her skills and expertise to work for you providing successful solutions implementing tailored programs to fit any hospital or physician practice setting.

She served 16 years in clinical practice and 10 years in Clinical Sales Management. Her role as a Clinical Liaison focused on sales, performance improvement and executive leadership. She built relationships within the medical community increasing brand awareness, collaborated and advanced relationships and tracking personal activity growth effectively to execute business development plans while increasing territory sales and business performance. When not assisting clients, she likes to spend time with her family and friends.

Julia Jenkins

Client Care Advisor

Julia has worked in the home care industry since 2017 and enjoys making a positive impact on families during their search for home care. She is passionate about guiding families through what can seem like a daunting process and helping to make the process as pleasant and easy as possible. Julia strives to lead a balanced and holistic lifestyle and feels very passionate about our Balanced Care Method’s focus on holistic care. She loves knowing our clients are being cared for in this way and that we care for them in all areas of their lives. Making a difference in the lives of seniors in her community puts a smile on her face every day!

Yvonne Razo

Care Advisor

Yvonne has over ten years of experience in the medical field, working for a large in-home respiratory provider. She worked closely with physicians and hospitals to provide life-sustaining equipment dedicated to keeping aging seniors in their own homes. Yvonne is skilled at working with clients’ loved ones to help ensure an easy transition even though the seniors may have difficult health issues. She finds fulfillment in knowing that working in the home care field makes a difference in clients’ lives in a time of need.

Laura Contreras

Care Advisor

Laura has over a decade of experience in the medical field, where she has served as a medical assistant and front office manager. She is a certified MA with the state of California and worked for 10 years with an Internal Medicine DR who specialized in Geriatrics. Laura enjoys helping families and making them aware of all the options they have regarding home care. She hopes to help seniors live safely and independently at home.

James Ferlin

Care Advisor Manager

James brings over 15 years of customer service experience to his position at Home Care Assistance. He prides himself on his ability to provide quality customer service and understand the needs of those he serves. He has a genuine passion for helping people, which is what drew him to the home care industry. He looks forward to making a difference in the lives of seniors and their loved ones every day.

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My Grandmother's Full-Time Care

I have used Home Care Assistance for my grandmother's full-time care for the past two years. The Home Care Assistance team is compassionate and caring and they always go above and beyond to answer questions and assist where neede...

-- A.M. Charleston, SC
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Goes The Extra 5 Miles

The Home Care Assistance team always goes the extra​ five miles to ensure they have​ ​communicated with us​. Everyone is​ so​ ​pleasant and upbeat​ to work with.​ They work​ 24/7 to have​ our care needs cover...

-- L.B. Charleston, SC
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Supported Through Every Step

From my very first conversation with Home Care Assistance, I knew my mother would be in good hands and that our family would have professional assistance, a wealth of resources and personal attention throughout our caregiving jour...

-- L.S.
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Count on Them at Somerby

My wife and I cannot say enough positive things about the professional caregivers from Home Care Assistance who assist at Somerby in Mount Pleasant. They have been providing help to my father four times a day for over 18 months an...

-- R.B.
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Much-Needed Peace of Mind

The team at Home Care Assistance would contact me often with updates on my loved one's care to make sure I was up-to-date on my loved one's well being. This, along with their ability to answer my questions, gave me some much-nee...

-- J.B.
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Took the time up-front to learn

This is an outstanding team! They went above and beyond to provide the services we needed and also took the time up-front to learn about the concerns, frustrations and challenges we faced when trying to help an elderly family memb...

-- S.H. Charleston, SC

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Caregiver for your loved ones in the comfort of their own house in Charleston South Carolina

Home care assistance provides the ideal alternative to receiving treatment and care in a hospital or other type of facility. It presents the opportunity to continue with daily life in a comfortable environment, surrounded by loved ones.

In addition, we tailor our services to your needs. No matter how much or how little assistance you need, a home care provider will meet your short term or ongoing requirements. We provide for all the usual home care assistance as well as some specialized services.

Senior Care

Our senior and elderly care services provide for the basic needs (such as personal hygiene, transport, cooking, nominal cleaning) as well as additional care (ensuring that medication is taken and that nutritional needs are met) with the aim to delay care in a facility as long as possible.

Elderly Care

We take into consideration the special needs of our elderly and ensure that they get the quality of life they deserve.

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Alzheimer's Disease provides unique challenge for friends and family members who want to provide the necessary care at home. We provide for all the basic needs as well as stimulating activities and companionship near Charleston SC.

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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's Disease can be well managed through a combination of medication, good nutrition, regular exercise and occupational therapy. Our home care providers will ensure that all medical appointments are met and that treatment received at home will optimize the quality of life of a Parkinson's patient. A home care assistant can also provide essential fall prevention techniques and care.

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Dementia Care

Dementia can be a frightening condition for both the person developing the condition as well as those around them. Apart from providing for the physical and mental needs of a Dementia patient, our home care providers provide an understanding and trusted companion who can be relied on.

Stroke Victim Care

Rehabilitation after a stroke is complicated and involves a variety of different treatments and therapies. Our caregivers ensure that you do not have to take time out of your day to ensure that all the treatments are provided in order to achieve a faster recovery while taking care of the patients day-to-day needs.

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Cancer Care

Cancer can be a devastating diagnosis and it can be difficult to have to rely on friends and family or resort to a care facility to take into account the toll that the disease as well as the treatment may take. Home care assistance provides for all the physical as well as emotional needs of a cancer patient throughout their battle. Home care assistance also provides palliative care.

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About Our Caregiving Services

Our team of caregivers has been carefully selected for their different skills and qualifications that are designed to meet a variety of different home assistance needs. Each team member receives additional training in order to meet with our standard care provisions and policies.

But most importantly of all, our caregivers are chosen for their ability to provide support and be a friend and companion to those who they are caring for.

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Home Health Care

Home Health Aid

24 Hour Care

Full time and around the clock caregivers are also available.

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