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Home Care Comparisons

There are so many choices for caregiving services at home. Which one is right for me, my loved one or my client? Let's define each avenue, looking at the differences to help you determine the best fit.

Full Service In-Home Care

- Licensed Agency; Services not limited with memory loss or dementia;

- Provides non-medical, skilled caregiving, case management and nursing

- Required to screen, employ and supervise caregiver;

- Cost based on services provided; comparable at non-medical level;

- The most comprehensive package of services;

Non-Medical In-Home Care

- Licensed Agency; Limited to non-medical services;

- Restricted: medication reminders or assistance to oriented client only;

- No skilled services provided; No Nurse on staff;

- Required to screen, employ and supervise caregiver

- Cost comparable at non-medical level

Caregiver Registry

- Licensed Caregiver Registry Agency;

- Screens and verifies competency of caregivers;

- Does not employ or supervise caregiver, client takes on empoyer responsibilities and risks;

- No skilled care, case management or nursing services;

- Cost Registry Fee + Caregiver Cost; comparable-higher at non-medical level;

Case Management Company

- Not Licensed to provide caregiving or nursing services;

- Does not employ caregivers, client takes on employer responsibilities and risks;

- Professional Case Manager's and RN's supervise, usually 70-110/hour;

- Cost Professional fee + Caregiver Cost; comparable-higher at non-medical level;

CEP (Client Employed Provider) Program

- Not Licensed; Caregiver Registry; State of Oregon; Medicaid;

- Program does not screen, employ or supervise client takes on employer responsibilities and risks;

- Screens with Criminal Background Check only;

- Operates much like an on-line listing service;

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