Why choose Help Unlimited?
Help Unlimited knows that your peace of mind is essential to the success of providing care to you, or your loved one. That is why we take great care to provide our clients and their families with only the care staff we would place with our own families. Our family has been providing exceptional caregivers to people in their homes since 1975. Help Unlimited is a small, locally owned and controlled agency. We have the flexibility to respond to individual needs, or find our clients the resources they need to meet their goals. Help Unlimited can deliver the best care based on the needs of our individual clients, not a corporate structure. Our staff, both in the office and in your home, is professional , caring and simply the best.
How do you select your caregivers?
A thorough background screening, including clearance through the FBI and Department of Justice, is conducted on each applicant. Annual DMV reports are also conducted for each caregiver.
All staff is TB screened and registered with the Care Giver Background Check Bureau.
Can I choose to interview the prospective caregivers?
You may arrange to interview a number of candidates for your situation. If you have chosen to have Help Unlimited employ the caregivers, there will be an hourly charge for the interview.
Because of the speed with which you may require help, there may be little time for interviews. If that is the case, we ask you to trust our judgment in sending you the best caregiver for your particular situation.
Do we have to commit to a long-term relationship with Help Unlimited?
Help Unlimited understands that our clients' needs can change quickly; we request only a four-hour advance notice to cancel any scheduled care.
What are your rates for services?
Rates in each area differ, but are always affordable and competitive. We choose to pay our care giving staff wages which reflect the value we place on them. Please call your local Help Unlimited office for the rates in your area.
Can you provide care in the setting of a nursing home or assisted living?
Yes. Help Unlimited can provide one-on-one care in the setting of a facility. We have established working relationships with most of the facilities in the areas we service.
Can I choose to hire Help Unlimited caregivers directly?
Yes. You do have the option to employ your caregivers directly. This option can result in potential cost savings. Help Unlimited will charge you a referral fee for each employee you hire. If you choose to employ your caregivers, you are responsible for all applicable payroll taxes, workers compensation and other insurances. Additionally, the scheduling and supervision becomes your responsibility. Our office staff can more fully explain the benefits as well as the responsibilities when you are the employer.
Does Medicare pay for caregiver services?
Medicare does not provide payment for nonmedical services such as caregiving. Medicare provides only temporary skilled care under doctor’s orders . Speak to your physician if you think you, or a loved one, could benefit from skilled services such as a nurse, or physical or occupational therapist.
Do you provide any kind of ongoing care monitoring?
Yes, regular supervisory visits will be conducted by either a nurse, care manager or other administrative staff member.