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Caregiver When you find yourself in need of assistance, either for yourself or perhaps an aging loved one, in-home care is often your best and most economical alternative, offering you both flexibility and simplicity. It also allows an enhanced level of comfort and peace of mind not available in outside facilities.

With HomeCare Services of Connecticut, there is no long-term commitment, no large up-front financial investment, and no need to start with more care than is actually required. We have provided answers to some of your obvious questions below, and will be happy to respond to other specific questions if you call us at (860) 395-9595.

  1. How does in-home care differ from institutional care?
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  2. How do I find out if this is the right option for me?
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  3. Do you charge for an initial in-home consultation?
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  4. How do you insure that care being provided remains consistent with my wishes?
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  5. Will my health insurance or Medicare pay for your services?
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  6. Why should I use HomeCare Services of Connecticut instead of hiring a caregiver directly?
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  7. Do I have to make any long-term commitment or sign a long-term contract?
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  8. How am I billed by HomeCare Services of Connecticut?
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  9. Is there a minimum hour requirement on a daily or weekly basis?
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  10. How do you select your caregivers? Are they bonded and insured?
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  11. Am I protected from liability for workers compensation, unemployment taxes, or employment taxes?
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  12. Do you provide services in hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, or other locations?
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  13. Can my caregiver provide transportation?
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  14. Can my caregiver assist with medications, injections, medical advice or assistance?
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  15. What happens if my caregiver is ill or cannot make an appointment due to an emergency?
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  16. What happens if I want to switch caregivers?
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  17. What is respite care?
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  18. Do you provide 24-hour care?
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  19. How do I get started?
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