“Mom is not thriving.” The family knew it, but they did not know how to help. They thought moving their mom, Susan*, into a skilled nursing facility was the only answer, but a year later, they felt desperate to find an alternative.
Serving as an informal caregiver can be a physically and emotionally demanding job even on the best of days. Thankfully, staying refreshed while delivering the level of in-home care your loved one deserves is possible by using a team caregiving approach.
Choosing a caregiver isn’t always easy with everything else on your plate. To ensure that your choice is the right one, here are four screening questions to ask any potential home care provider during the search process.
It’s important to carefully weigh all your options before “signing on the dotted line.” Factors to consider when choosing a home care agency include services offered, reputation, and cost. Getting answers to the following questions will help ensure that all your care needs are met without breaking your budget.