Links to help with Hiring a Caregiver for In-Home Help
When a family hires an in-home caregiver to take care of an elderly parent or loved one, they are often unfamiliar with what type of care their parent needs. The process can especially overwhelming when a family is unfamiliar with the types of caregivers available. The following links will help define some of the terms used by caregivers.
This VNAA trade association website’s Frequently Asked Question section:
This article gives a good overview of what exactly home health care entails, who is a good candidate for the service, how to find a quality home health care agency and questions to ask that agency.
Moving Up the Ranks from CNA to LPN to RN from TravelNursing.org
Provides a straightforward explanation of the differences between a CNA, LPN and RN. Good reference.
Duties of the CNAs Working in Home Health Care
It’s peppered with CAN education ads, but it gives us a nice description about the role of a CNA in an in-home health care setting. While the article speaks to CNAs, it is a good reference for families wondering what responsibilities a CNA will take on in an in-home setting.
Home Care Options Explained: 10 Best Resources for In-Home Care Help
This listicle explains the options available to those who have an elderly parent being cared for at home. Helps these individuals to know they are not alone and that there are resources out there as they navigate the care of their loved ones.