It is important to ensure all of your needs are met when it comes to selecting care services for yourself or a loved one. The checklist below will help you compare home healthcare options. Simply review the questions below, interview other local care providers, and determine which agency best meets your care needs.
We've provided the answers to the questions based on Angels Senior Home Solutions. You can utilize these questions for the other agencies you are interviewing to find your perfect match.
Good luck. Contact us if you have any questions.
Is the agency a licensed home health and personal services agency?
Is the agency owned and operated by an RN?
Does the owner of the agency have a master's degree in gerontology and management?
Does the agency provide 24-hour nursing consultation?
Is agency management available by phone 24 hours a day?
Is the agency eligible for long-term care insurance reimbursement?
Is the agency an approved VA care provider?
How long has Angels been in business?
Does the agency provide service in your area?
|Service is provided in 13 counties surrounding Tippecanoe County: Benton, Boone, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Warren, and White.|
Are the caregivers bonded an insured?
Are reference checks, criminal background checks, and driving records conducted on all employees?
Are the caregivers supervised and directed by a licensed nurse?
Are caregivers available 24 hours per day including holidays and weekends?
Does the agency provide caregivers with continued skills and competency training after hire—including dementia, fall prevention, and safety?
Evaluation and Care Questions
Will the agency do a home evaluation by a licensed nurse within 24 hours of referral?
Will the agency supply a written care plan and outline of individualized pricing from the beginning?
Does the agency electronically track caregiver arrival and departure times from each client's home?
Does the agency offer specialized dementia care?
Will the agency help access insurance policies, assist with selecting living options, end-of-life care, and other issues in which seniors may need guidance?
Does the agency provide skilled nursing care, not just caregiver services?
Does the agency provide other services such as a registered dietitian, massage therapist, transportation, pet care, or handyman services?