Ask these key questions to make sure you get the right caregiver in home care.
One of the most important factors that will affect your home care experience is the "caregiver factor". Is your caregiver the right fit for you or your family member? At Blessings4Ever we strive to correctly match caregivers and patients to ensure quality of care and that individualized care plans are carried out in a manner pleasing to the patient and their loved ones. So, here are 10 questions you want to ask a potential caregiver.
Why did you become a caregiver? What motivated you to become one?
Do you have any certifications or training in the disease, disability, or condition of my loved one?
Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Talkative or not talkative?
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Will you frequently update my loved one's care plan? Will you provide frequent updates for me to review?
How often do you plan on communicating with the family members of the patient or those who have been designated by the patient to handle their affairs?
What specific skills do you have that make you the right caregiver for my loved one?
Do you have cooking skills? If so, what dishes can you cook? Are you able to learn to cook what the patient likes?
How do you handle stress? Give an example of how you handled a stressful situation.
Describe your personality and why your personality makes you a great caregiver.
These questions will surely help you make the right decision to find a caregiver that is a great match for you or your loved.
If you or a loved one are looking for quality and professional home care services, call Blessings4Ever at (215)425-3950.