This is a cautionary tale highlighting the dangers of hiring caregivers privately.
ALWAYS use an insured & bonded caregiver agency like Complete Care Strategies. Finding caregivers through Craig’s List, the newspaper or even a friend’s recommendation can, often, end in disaster.
When hiring a caretaker, review our 2010 blog post, What Every Caregiver Needs to Know about Hiring In-Home Caregivers. You’ll find a comprehensive list of best practices that will insure you & your loved ones are protected from the kind of heartache & legal battles that this woman faced. Unsure of what benefits are available for your loved one? We can help. Do you live in the Montgomery County, PA, are and need elder care advice? Contact us to learn more.