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In Home Elder Care: Questions To Ask When Choosing A Home Care Company

Sep 29, 2017 by Tammara LaCasse

If you cannot be next to your loved one day in and out, but you are their primary caregiver, you may feel some type of guilt. This is commonly experienced by caregivers, but in home elder care can help alleviate that guilt you feel. When it is time for you to choose a home care company, you want to make sure that you spend some time reviewing the agency and asking relevant questions. Remember, your loved one’s health is in the hands of the caregivers you choose.

One of the most important questions that you want to ask any in home elder care company is whether or not they have failed any inspections, been reprimanded, or lost their license at any time. This is crucial because the home care team you choose will look after your loved one and you want to know your loved one will receive the best care out there.

Once you have chosen an in home elder care company that you are happy with, you should continue to ask questions and also take a tour of the company. You should inquire about all of the services offered by the company to ensure your loved one’s needs can be met.

Some of the questions you need to ask include:

  • How are situations handled when a patient becomes upset or angry?
  • Are your caregivers insured, licensed, and certified?
  • What happens if there is an emergency?
  • Can I meet the caregivers before they care for my loved one?
  • What is the proper protocol when a medical problem arises?

Comfort Keepers is your number one source for the best in home elder care in Boise, ID. We want you to know that we will provide your loved one with the care they need day in and out. Call Comfort Keepers today to discuss your options. 

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