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South Carolina Upsate's First Choice for Senior Home Care and Elder Care Services

Chances are you are researching us because there is a senior in your life who needs in-home care now, or perhaps in the future. Maybe you’ve recently visited a family member, parent, grandparent and realized they are not safe living in their home anymore. Perhaps your loved one has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Maybe you are looking for care for yourself or for your spouse. Regardless of the reason, all of us at Home Care Assistance South Carolina Upstate are here for you.

You are not alone in this journey. Home Care Assistance proudly provides the highest level of service, allowing older adults to live safely and happily at home. By cultivating client relationships that are rich in respect, dignity and trust, we set the standard in home care. Whether our employees are working with clients who simply need a helper or are tending to those with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, stroke recovery, post-hospital rehab or other ailments, we make a difference in people’s lives. Thank you, South Carolina Upstate, for making us the premier provider of home care for older adults. We are honored by the trust so many families place in us!

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

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Why Choose Home Care Assistance

We strive to provide the best concierge-level, customized service for older adults. Here are a few reasons, among many others:

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Daily Care Experts

We specialize in around the clock care to help seniors live well at home.


Available 24/7

Care managers are on call for clients and their families, even during nights and weekends.


High Caliber Caregivers

We typically hire only 1 in 25 applicants and provide ongoing training and supervision.


Balanced Care

Our unique approach to care promotes healthy mind, body and spirit.

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No Long Term Contracts

Use our services only as long as you're 100% satisfied.

Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

Independent industry surveys place our client satisfaction rate at 97%.

A Trusted Partner

A Trusted Partner

We're honored to be Preferred Providers for professionals in both the medical and senior communities.

Cognitive Therapeutics

Cognitive Therapeutics

Our proprietary cognitive stimulation program addresses cognitive decline, building on our expertise in brain health.

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Home Care Assistance provided care for my father during his last few years of life battling a very rare neurodegenerative disease. Because there was no cure, trying to keep him comfortable was the focus of his care. The caregivers...

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They were truly a blessing.

Home Care Assistance provided care for my husband during the last few years of his life and I can't stress enough what a lifesaver they were for me. I highly recommend this company; they were truly a blessing.

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Home Care Assistance took care of my father in the mid-late stages of his illness when he became unable to care for himself. The caregiver was very nurturing, kind, and gentle. The staff treated him with the utmost respect. I high...

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I've had a great experience with Home Care Assistance Greenville. They provided care to my father-in-law. The team is very compassionate and easy to work with. I would recommend them to others in need.

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The CNA's I have are excellent.

I am very pleased with the caregivers that I have from this facility. The administrators are very easy to work with and the CNA's I have are excellent. I would definitely recommend this Agency.

-- E.G.

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Suite 204
Clemson SC 29631
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Meet The Care Team

Matthew Johnson

Head of Operations

Matthew is a graduate of Lander University, where he earned his BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare management. He has been working in healthcare his entire career. He is a licensed Assisted Living Administrator in South Carolina. Matthew’s previous experience was a sales manager and Executive Director with Brookdale Senior Living. He also was the Assisted Living and Memory Care Director at the Cascades-Verdae and administrator with NHC HomeCare. He is excited to join the HCA team and truly changing the way the Upstate ages. Matthew truly believes when you are called to serve and work within long term care, you must possess a servant's heart; he strives to be a servant leader. Matthew is married and has three children.

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.

Shawanna Gibson

Staffing Manager

Shawanna has been in the industry for almost 20 years. She is a Certified Nursing Assistant and her area of expertise is in staffing/recruiting. Her personal philosophy is "live, love, and be happy." Shawanna enjoys interacting with people and providing our caregivers with great training. She wants them to know they can go out in the world and make a difference. Shawanna's favorite part about working with seniors is being able to make them smile.

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.

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.

Maria Abbink

Staffing Manager

Maria has been in the senior care industry for 10 years. Her area of expertise is in understanding the importance of the “match” between a client and a caregiver. Her time as a caregiver gives her the insight she needs to make the best matches possible as a Staffing Manager. Maria understands what it’s like to be a family caregiver since she helped care for her Grandmother once she had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. She also worked as a house manager for developmentally disabled adults and with autistic children. Maria enjoys helping others. She is grateful for the opportunity to help seniors live independently and with as much dignity as possible for as long as possible.

Gracie Lane

Director of Community Relations

After graduating from Clemson University with degrees in Psychology and Social Work, Gracie Lane has been working in the senior care industry in both home care and in Assisted Living facilities. Her experiences with case management and social services help her to address care needs of each of our clients.

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!

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.

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!

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Why People Use Home Care Services by Home Care Assistance

As we get older, we may require assistance when it comes to performing certain daily functions. So, if you have a grandparent, it will reach a point when you may have to consider looking for a home care service provider to help him or her perform certain functions.

This is due to the fact that you may not be able to assist them on your own. In fact, there comes a time when older people may not be able to take their medications on time and need someone to help them. Later, you may realize that your grandparent is not able to do his or her own laundry, clean his or her own home and perform other tasks they used to do before.

Home Care Assistance is very important and has helped many people take care of their grandparents and is something worth considering because of the benefits it offers. Here are some of the major benefits of home care assistance:

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

Home care services should be the first thing to consider when you find that your grandparent requires some form of home care. Personalized home care will make your grandparent feel valued as he or she will get the assistance he or she needs. So, before placing your grandparent in a healthcare facility, consider home care assistance first.

When you select home care assistance, medical professionals will come to the place where your grandparent is staying instead of your grandparent going to them. And the good thing is that these professionals are dedicated to helping older people in the best way possible regardless of their condition. Therefore, when you choose home care assistance you can have peace of mind knowing that your grandparent is in good hands.

Senior Care

If you check the services Home Care Assistance offers, you will come to appreciate what they do.

Elderly Care

This business understands how to assist the elderly. So, whether you have a parent, grandparent, or anyone in your family who needs assistance to perform certain functions, it is good to consider home care assistance.

When you contact home care assistance, they will assess the needs of your loved one, conferring with their doctor to ensure that they offer the best care possible. This reputable business can assist people suffering from one or more of the conditions mentioned in this article.

Alzheimer's Care

Alzheimer’s is a condition that leads to brain degeneration. When your grandparent suffers from Alzheimer’s you will notice that he or she forgets many things including those things that you tell him or her. You will also notice that your grandparent’s cognitive skills will decline. This condition will also change your grandparent’s behavior including mood shifts and bouts with depression.

Parkinson's Care

Parkinson’s disease can negatively affect a person’s sleep and lead to muscular problems. A person suffering from the condition can have tremors in his or her feet or hands and may also have muscle rigidity and make it hard for the person to move around.

Dementia Care

Dementia symptoms are mostly behavioral and psychological. This condition compromises a person’s cognitive functions making them forget things. It can also limit a person’s social skills or make them lack social skills.

Stroke Care

A person suffering from a stroke will experience different issues. He or she may have muscular difficulties which can lead to a perceivable lack of coordination and may lead to blurry vision. The patient will also feel lightheaded and tire very easily. Slurred speech is among the most noticeable stroke symptoms.

Cancer Care

Cancer affects different parts of the body. Some of the parts affected by this disease include breasts, prostate, lungs, stomach and so on. Elderly people are mostly affected by melanomas and basal cell cancer.

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The medical conditions mentioned in this article can be dealt with using medical and scientific strategies. If your loved one is at an early stage of any of the maladies above, a home care service provider is the right choice. The professionals at Home Care Assistance are always ready to help your grandparents in the best way possible.

The company offers affordable services that will not force you to deep into your pocket. So, contact Home Care Assistance if you would like your grandparent or grandparents to be taken care of by well trained and certified medical professionals.

Home Health Care

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Full time and around the clock caregivers are also available for elder patients.