Non-Medical Home Care is a term used to describe the provision of non-skilled services to assist customers to safely complete activities of daily living, such as bathing, grooming, transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, meal preparation, medication reminders, and companionship. These “CareGiver Services” are typically provided to individuals in their homes or other independent living environments.
Services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
1 hour to 24 hour live-in care
Our typical customers require ongoing care, but we often accommodate one-time-only requests for circumstances when the regular caretaker or family member is out of town.
- Assistance with hygiene regimen
- Transfer/ambulation assistance
- Incontinence care
- Recreational activities
- Sort/read mail
- Escort to lunch, dinner, appointments
- Incidental transportation
- Religious reading and reminders
- Discuss current & historical events
- Light housekeeping
- Errand services
- Grocery shopping
- Meal planning & preparation
- Medication reminders
- Change linens
How are CareGivers Screened and Trained?
CareGivers America adheres to a high standard of quality care. Our CareGivers are bonded, insured, and extensively screened including, but not limited to:
- Reference Checking
- Drug Screening
- State Criminal Background Check
- Child Abuse Clearance
- FBI Background Check, as applicable
- USCIS Employment Eligibility
- Monthly Medicare/Medicaid Fraud Checks
- Initial/Annual Magistrate Docket Check
- Initial/Annual Tuberculosis Screening
- Initial/Annual Competency Testing for skill and knowledge
- Initial/Annual Home Care Training
- Professional License verification, when applicable
Weekly, in every CareGivers America office, our professional nursing staff hosts caregiver training courses designed to prepare and refresh CareGiver skills. During these courses, CareGivers are exposed to both classroom and hands-on training experience, including medical equipment education, proper transfer techniques, and incontinence care.
In addition to the CareGivers America skills training course, we offer the following training opportunities to CareGivers:
- Care Plan/Customer Specific Training
- On-site Nurse training
- Observership Programs
- Shadowing Experience
- Online Learning Videos/Tools
- Competency Testing
- Home Health Aide Training and Experience
Our trained and experienced CareGivers also work in hospitals and local facilities, upon request.
Call us today for more information on CareGivers America’s “CareGiver Services”!