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Our Difference

Our agency is unique compared to other companies. When it comes to evaluating care for your loved one, we urge you to ask many questions.

Significant difference exist between an Agency, and Registry, as defined and regulated by the State of Connecticut.

The following is a high-level overview.

Agency

  • Low Risk to consumer

  • Licensed by State of Connecticut

  • Records open and available for inspection or audit by commissioner

  • Caregivers and staff are company employees

  • Performs stringent background assessment, identity verification, criminal and conviction history analysis, multi-state DMV records, sex offender, drug testing and screening process surpass

  • Hold general and professional liability insurance

  • Collect and pay all workers compensation insurance and federal and state taxes

  • Provide individual employee with year-end tax filing information

  • Continuous training and development

  • Written contracts with open cancellation policy

  • Documented and written "service plan

Registry

  • Higher risk to consumer

  • Not licensed by the state

  • Required to provide consumer written notice, for their signature, specifying legal liability (1)

  • Caregivers are independent contractors, Registry functions as referral service (2,3,4)

  • Background verification, criminal history checks, and drug testing are subject to questioning

  • Training and development unknown

  • Consumer required to provided year-end tax filing information

  1. Sample document to be posted on registry’s website
  2. Either party, consumer or registry, is recognized as the employer by the state.
  3. Directly, or indirectly, the parties are required to pay federal and state tax, Social Security, overtime and minimum wage, unemployment, workers’ compensation insurance and any other applicable payment required under state and federal law.
  4. Registry required to include a statement and inform consumer that he/she should consult a tax professional pertaining to the responsibilities for such payments.

Free

In-Home Care Assessment

Schedule Free Assessment Each office is independently owned and operated. Not redeemable for cash. Participating locations only.

Hear From the
Families We Serve

  • I would tell a friend that Home Helpers has provided a human element for me. The caregiver from Home Helpers takes me out to get my groceries and I appreciate that she is able to take her little truck and bring home plants for me.

    Grace N.
  • Our family cannot say enough about the professionalism and reliability we have experienced with the entire Home Helpers organization. They have certainly improved Mom’s quality of life and helped us have some peace of mind. We have complete confidence in the elderly home care provided by Home Helpers.

    Rosemary I.

We're Here to Help

You have an
urgent situation

You need support you can trust immediately.

We will
come to you

With our free In-Home Care Assessment and Home Safety Assessment we can help you through this tough time in the comfort of your own home.

You have a loved one who is in declining health

You want to keep in their beloved home, but need to know their needs are being cared for.

We'll help you with a plan

With our comprehensive care program, we create a customized plan specific to your loved one's needs.

Intro to In-Home Care
You need additional
support

You have been providing care, but need additional help who can care for your loved one with the same passion that you do.

Exceptional
Caregivers

Our caregivers are trained and insured. We'll be part of your family, help with the day, and celebrate your loved one.

Our Caregivers

Steps to Care

  1. 1.
    Initial Call Once we’ve received your information, we will have a short 5-10 minute call to answer any pressing concerns and set up a time to meet in person.
  2. 2.
    In-home Care Assessment Here we will answer all your questions, and ask some of our own to craft a Care Plan customized to your unique needs.
  3. 3.
    Start of Care We will come with our Caregiver on the first day of care to go through the Care Plan together and help with introductions.
  4. 4.
    Client Visits Once we have begun care, we will pop in at times our Caregiver is there to see how things are going and determine if we need to adjust the Care Plan.

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