In recent years, home care providers have developed successful models in care coordination, prescription management, disease management and behavioral education. They have also pioneered innovative and cost-effective uses of technology and therapeutics to deliver high quality, client-centered, well-coordinated care across the health care delivery system, helping millions of Americans live safely and independently at home.
Below are links to a variety of resources that can help you learn more about home care. At Home Independent Living also provides in-home assessments in the Syracuse, New York area that will assist in determining the level of care needed. Contact us today to schedule a convenient time for us to visit your home.
Options for Home Care Services
Although focused on Alzheimer’s care, this informative list explains the various options for care, both in-home and institutional.
Hiring Private Duty Home Care Workers: Why Work Through an Agency?
This informative article details the pros of using an agency for privately paid in-home care services.
Choosing the Right Provider
This link contains questions to ask when choosing a home care provider and includes links to HCAOA’s white papers Risks of Registries & Independent Contractors and The Accidental Employer: Obligations of Trust/Trustees When Using Placement Agencies to Meet Trust Obligations.
The SPRY (Setting Priorities for Retirement Years) Foundation
The SPRY Foundation works with partner organizations to translate evidence-based research into applied settings; and, based on such experiences, develops strategies and policies that have national implications.
The Family Caregiving Alliance as a Resource
This organization presents an overview of the different options available to caregivers and persons with cognitive disorders and other chronic health conditions. Organizations listed throughout this site can help locate specific services. A good explanation of different types of assistance is listed here.