How to Choose a Home Care Worker is a concise book (43 pages) which offers a unique combination of expert legal and healthcare advice to anyone who is considering hiring someone to help an elder in the home. It covers a range of common areas of difficulty many face in trying to navigate this often unfamiliar process. From how to understand the difference between an employer agency and an independent contractor, to why background checks are essential, the legal information is set out in an easy to understand form. The most important points are encapsulated at the end with Ten Tips, as well as a set of interview questions. How to Choose a Home Care Worker will give you step-by-step solutions to some of the worst aggravations people face when trying to get help for an aging person at home. One purpose of this book is to protect both elders and families from common mistakes, and to avoid abuse that can result from lack of information. The author, Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, has the unusual perspective of a nursing career as well as over 30 years as a lawyer. Ms. Rosenblatt is a consultant and family mediator in elder-related disputes. She is published in national nursing and legal journals.
This concise book describes the best way to choose a homecare worker to help your aging loved one. The valuable information you will learn will keep you from making costly mistakes in deciding whom to hire. This book is available in three formats, paperback book, downloadable eBook, or audiobook.