Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

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A Program of the ATS

Hiring In-Home Help

Most family caregivers reach a point when they realize they need help at home. Tell-tale signs include recognizing that your loved one requires constant supervision and/or assistance with everyday activities, such as bathing and dressing. Caregivers also find that certain housekeeping routines and regular errands are accomplished with great difficulty or are left undone. It may become apparent that in order to take care of any business outside the home, more than one caregiver is required.

The following link, Hiring In-Home Help, will take you to a worksheet to help you in developing a job contract. It explores the following topics: 

  • Finding the Right Home Care Worker
  • Interviewing the Applicant
  • What Are the Employer's Responsibilities?
  • Making Your Home Care Situation Work
  • Additional Resources