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posted: March 31, 2009

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Timely Tip: Basic Home Care Hiring Questions

Andrew Marks, a social worker for a home healthcare agency in Wooster, Ohio, suggests getting answers at least to this basic list of questions when hiring a home caregiver.

  • What services are provided?  If you need someone to do housework, ask if homemaking services are available.
     
  • How much does it cost?  Will insurance cover it?
     
  • Does the caregiver have experience with the particular needs of your loved one (such as Alzheimer’s, hearing loss, etc.)?
     
  • If you’re hiring someone on your own instead of going through an agency, does the caregiver have references you can call?

Check out the feature article Bringing Health Care Home: Many Options in Caring for Loved Ones at Home in the March 2009 issue of Caregiver’s Home Companion newsletter for the full story on your options when hiring an in-home caregiver.

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