Nursing Agencies Houston
Does the home care agency pay the caregiver’s state and federal taxes, or am I responsible?
Private duty home care agencies will pay the caregiver directly. They will take care of taxes and insurance. You and your family will not be responsible for these items. If you use a registry, match-maker service or hire a caregiver privately, you will be responsible for taxes, insurance and other requirements. Make sure you know…Read More
What does bonded and insured mean, with regard to a home care agency?
Businesses that are “bonded” – typically those that work at your home – do background checks on employees. But bonding provides other protections, including coverage if the job is not completed. If the homeowner has missing or broken items like jewelry or other expensive items, they can make a claim on the bond and be…Read More
Nursing Agencies Houston: 10 Things to Discuss with a New Caregiver
10 Things to Discuss with a New Caregiver By Kate Rauch You’ve finally found a great nursing agency to provide a personal in-home caregiver or companion for your parent, and tomorrow is her first day. But wait: Have you forgotten to tell her anything? Use this list (and adapt it to your parent’s needs) to…Read More