Agency vs Independent Caregivers: Private Duty Home Care

Hiring an Agency vs. Hiring an Independent Caregiver

As a private duty home care provider, we are often asked about the benefits of hiring Home Helpers versus hiring an independent caregiver.  The information below highlights several of the many benefits of using Home Helpers to provide services for you or your loved one.

If you have any questions or are interested in a free in-home consultation, feel free to contact us at our office at (941) 999-1960.

Private Duty Home Care | Senior Care | Home Helpers of Bradenton FL

Protecting Your Loved Ones at Every Step with Home Helpers, Private Duty Home Care

Services - We do a thorough assessment of our senior client’s needs and provide them with only the services they ask for. Our clients receive invoices which clearly document the hours and services provided.

Hiring - We do all the hiring of our in home caregivers, and ultimately only hire people who we would send to our own parents’ homes. We only hire experienced caregivers.

Training - We provide initial orientation to all our caregivers, and ongoing training. We have an incentive program for our caregivers to achieve higher levels of certification through intensive training.

Scheduling - We are responsible for all the scheduling of care, not our clients.

Background - We do level 2 background checks on all caregivers, and contact all references.

Supervision - We provide ongoing supervision of our caregivers to ensure the client is satisfied and the caregiver understands their responsibilities.

Back Up - Should a caregiver call in sick or need to be replaced, we will handle a back up caregiver or provide a replacement. We always have more caregivers than we need at any time, specifically for this purpose.

Taxes - We are responsible for all payroll taxes and unemployment insurance.

Malpractice - We have professional liability insurance and are responsible as the employer.

Employee Injuries - Our employees are covered under our Workers’ Compensation policy.

Theft - Our employees are bonded through our liability insurance.

Call Home Helpers to Care for Your Loved One

Our private duty home care services including homemaker care, companion care, personal care, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, respite care, 24 hour care & live-in care, and monitoring and medical alert service.  Call us at 941-999-1960, or visit us online at the following link: Private Duty Home Care Bradenton - Home Helpers.