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Understanding Home Care

Sure, there was a time when home care meant a cold beverage, your feet up, and a good movie. But as we grow and change, so do our needs. So you might require a little extra help now and then, or even just someone to come over and hang out.

The good news? Whether you would like a little company with Companion Care, you need a hand around the house with Home Care, or you have a health issue that requires Home Health Care; we've got you covered here at HomeCareChoice.com!

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The Ten Biggest Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring a Home Health Caregiver

1.They don't check references. It is very common for people to believe that they are a good judge of character and fail to perform reference checks. Failure to perform these vital checks can result in the hiring of someone who is unreliable and undesirable.

2.Failure to expect a caregiver to dress professionally for an interview and a care giving job. Tight-fitting clothes, jeans, tank tops, high heels, long, painted fingernails, facial jewelry are all forms of inappropriate attire for a caregiver.

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Companion Care

Agencies can provide: companionship, personal shopping, light housekeeping, meal preparation, transportation, errand running, etc.

Health Care Agencies

or Medical Home Healthcare Agencies require a state license to operate. These agencies can allow a senior to receive facility like care in their own home. Services provided can include: in-home CNA's, physical therapy, occupational therapy, administration of medication and other medical care approved by your doctor.

Home Care Agencies

or NonMedical Homecare Agencies may require a license depending on your state's requirements. These agencies could offer a range of services including: companion care services, assistance with bathing, incontinence care, mobility assistance, dressing and grooming, transferring and positioning, oral hygiene, feeding, etc...

Hospice Care Agencies

provide relief to terminally ill patients while attending to the emotional needs of their family at an inpatient facility or at the patient's home.