Point Mugu Nawc, CA
I would recommend the caregivers with a carepro badge, several good reviews and meet with him/her at a coffee shop! Once that has gone well, invite them to meet the loved one in need. You could also call some of their references!
I'm so sorry you experienced a lack of response. Personally, I always respond! I wish you all the best with your caregiver.
I would say to call a family meeting- weigh out the pros and cons; finances, logistics of your Mom going into a home-visitation abilities, type of home and etc. There is a lot to cover, it might take a couple meetings, but give it time and work through the emotions... more
I need a little more background info here. When you're asking for SS number or taxes and etc- are you going through a company for tax purposes? Have you already mentioned it? A lot of caregivers do expect to work for cash and decide if they want to file... more
Once you get to know your client; there are so many things you can do! For some clients, less is more and for others, the bigger the better! For example- For my more less is more clients I like to bring them a good book I know they'll like... more
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