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Hourly Home Care

How to Hire Hourly Home Care

Finding hourly home care can be time-consuming since you need to find someone trustworthy and reliable with the right skill set. You also want someone that your loved one is comfortable with.

Start by assessing the type of care you need. For hourly home care, there are home health aides that can provide basic medical care and personal care aides to help with personal needs and household chores. Health aids can be the right choice if your loved one has a disability or illness and needs some medical attention.

There are different places to look for hourly home care. You can use a local service with the many staffing agencies that specialize in home care or search online for elder care matching services. If you go through an agency, they will handle the background screening, hiring, and the legal and tax paperwork for you so it’s much easier. However, you won’t have as much of a choice about who is in your home.