What questions should I ask before hiring a home healthcare service?

Anthony Cirillo
Geriatric Medicine

Here are some questions to ask before hiring home a health care service:

  • Can you please share your company's performance standards for employees?
  • How long has your company been in business?
  • Are your employees insured and bonded?
  • How do you supervise your workers to make sure the proper care is given?
  • Will the same caregiver oversee my care consistently?
  • Do you conduct a home visit before starting the home care service?
  • Does a nurse conduct the initial visit?
  • How often does the nurse return?
  • Does a doctor help create the care plan?
  • Please provide references.
  • Have you been sued?
  • Are you accredited?
  • What is the policy for calling after business hours? Who is available?
  • What are the financial terms?
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