Home Care

Home Care

Agency Options

 Sometimes an individual’s ability and wish to remain in their own home,

helps them preserve self-sufficiency and dignity

may be achieved with services that are basic

but can make a big difference to the older adult.

The following is just a small section of the

information in this publication.

 

Making a Decision Between an Agency Caregiver

and Hiring Your Own Caregiver

Home Health Agency

Pros

The care provider from an agency develops a comprehensive care plan and coordinates the plan with the individual’s physician.

The agency manages administrative details, which include payroll, government forms, expense tracking and providing a list of duties, etc.

Relieves the hiring party from handling administrative details.

Cons

Based on the assessment of the individual, the agency will screen and assign the caregivers that they deem appropriate.

Less control over caregiver.

If you or a member of the family are contemplating Home Care this publication could be of some help in your decision making, so check it out >>

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