Top Five Things To Look For In A Home Care/Home Health Aid Provider

Author: Savvy Home Care LLC | | Categories: Home Care Agency , Home Health Aides , Medicaid Home Health Care


When it comes to working with companies that look after older people, finding someone who would match your requirements during the pandemic was quite challenging. Everyone had to make sure the company they were working with knew what they were doing and stayed safe themselves. Working with a company unsure about the work they handled was quite challenging, and they had to get through the process.

You had to make sure that the people you were working with knew what they were doing and enjoyed spending time with the older generation. Most of the clients we work with are looking for help with the older members of their house, and we were happy to assist in every way that we could. 

When it comes to most people, they are unsure about what they are looking for. We thought that we would create a list of pointers to assist people when it comes to finding the best team for the job. There are some changes, and they better be informed before understanding the worst.

1. Professional
You want the team that you are working with to be professional and formal. There is a significant difference between looking after someone older and someone not. There should be a correct amount of casualness only if it is welcomed. Otherwise, being formal is the way to go. They should be respectful and be able to communicate with the people they are working with. Different people like and deal with things differently, so it would make sense to have a proper understanding and work accordingly.

2. Knowledgeable
When it comes to healthcare, there are a few things people should be better informed about. They should know the correct medication and how to deal with certain basic situations. There might be some challenges they would come across that they cannot handle or understand and should call the ambulance or get proper medical assistance. However, there would be a lot of minor issues that they should be able to sort out without too much trouble,

3. Polite
You want someone polite and with the ability to assist the people they are working with to get through the process without sounding like a nightmare. You want them to be able to convince without being loud and offensive. No matter how good their intentions are or how accepting their clients are, they have to be polite and respectful. Many use the means to justify the end approach, and that can be quite inconvenient, so make sure you check on this at the beginning

4. Great communication skills
At the end of the day, most people want someone who they can talk to and who understands them which is why they need to be able to communicate well. There are many changes that they have to get through, and you want them to be able to understand what the other person is going through and convey the same information forward. Additionally, knowing how to communicate to get the information across and the best results would be ideal.

5. Good references
Always talk to the people who worked with the client in the past. You want to know what the process was like. You should consider reading reviews on the website or Google in general. Make sure that the people who worked with them have had a good experience and the company could implement any of the changes and the recommendations they suggested getting through the process. 

If you are looking for a home health care agency in Folsom, PA, connect with us at Savvy Homecare. We provide our clients with companionship care, dementia care, Medicaid & in-home health care and are more than happy to assist with any more of their requirements. We have a system that provides physical, mental and emotional, and social support and makes sure the people we work with get the care and supervision they need. If you want a better understanding of the service that we provide, please click here. If you are looking to get in touch with us or think that we can assist in any way, please click here


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Savvy Home Care, (hereinafter “Agency”), affirms its commitment to fairness and equal opportunity for all employees and clients it faithfully serves. The agency values diversity and seeks the most qualified and talented employees and staff from diverse backgrounds. No employee shall discriminate against any other employee, client or potential client for employment, and or home care services because of race, color, religious creed, age, sex, ancestry, union membership, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, disability, or because the other employee or client is/has been a victim of a violent crime (including crimes involving domestic violence). Agency and its employees shall ensure that all home care services and practices will be provided in accordance with the Civil Rights Act 1964, an Agency that will not discriminate against customers or Medicaid recipients based on the grounds of race, color, religion or national origin.

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