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Making it Work

published on 20.12.2010 in Tips Tagged

After you hire your caregiver you will still have work to do! You will need someone to train the caregiver to the specifics of the client and household. This is the time to set the standard. Don’t be afraid to be specific. Give details. Provide a written list of daily responsibilities. Allow the first week […]

Making the Selection

published on 20.12.2010 in Tips Tagged

At this juncture of the selection process, you are ready to set an interview in your client’s living environment to confirm to you and the client that you have made a good match. At this point the potential caregiver will also be “interviewing” you. A match “made in heaven” is what is best for both […]

Making the Preliminary Choice

published on 20.12.2010 in Tips Tagged

The Preliminary Choice allows you face to face contact with your potential caregiver. You may choose to meet in a neutral location for this interview. Caregiver HR does not recommend these interviews in your home at this point in the process unless necessary. Observe your potential caregiver for promptness, dress, and conversation. Ask specific questions […]

Making the Personality Choice

published on 20.12.2010 in Tips Tagged

Up until this point you have been reviewing applicants with an objective mindset. On this review you will need to be somewhat intuitive and introspective. To have a caregiver that will be successful in serving you, you must consider the type of personality of which you are the most comfortable. Personality isn’t the primary criteria […]

Making Safety a Priority

published on 20.12.2010 in Tips Tagged

Now that you have you have your caregiver applicants, you must make the decision to make safety a priority! There are many parts of safety in regard to a caregiver. First, and foremost, you want to hire someone with an excellent background. Preferably, several areas of background should be checked. Caregiver HR has provided a […]

Making Your Initial Choice

published on 20.12.2010 in Tips Tagged

Now that you have made the decision to hire a private caregiver, you must are ready to begin your search! The first step is choosing a caregiver for your zip code. You can select the distance the caregiver lives from your zip. Although many caregivers are willing to drive longer distances from their home to […]