For those who have used a home care agency in the past this will come as no surprise. Those who have never needed home care in the past and was thinking about an agency, let me help you with something that often surprises people.
Home Care Agencies limit the things their employees are able to do for the family. There are variety of reasons they will tell you. However the bottom line is, no matter the excuse, agency caregivers will never do as much as a private caregiver will!
The article below discusses a number of issues relating to the baby boomer generation. Obviously there will be a number of challenges for health care and home care professionals. As noted here and in a number of other articles regarding care for baby boomers, there will need to be an increase in care providers across the entire health care continuum.
Since our focus is on the care for those needing assistance in their home, there are a number of quotes here that is worth highlighting:
There has been a number of issues that have faced home care over the last few years. One of the most significant, and the one that will adversely impact those needing care in their home, are from the Federal Department of Labor (DOL).