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Our Hiring Process

The Caregiver Way

woman caregiverAt Homewatch CareGivers of Beachwood we think of our caregivers as care partners. Each of our professionally trained care partners is compassionate and skilled—whether they are providing senior care or assisting someone who lives with developmental disabilities. We enjoy partnering with our in-home caregivers to deliver meaningful assistance to each of our clients.

Steps to Becoming a Caregiver

We have the same expectations for every caregiver employee who works for us, and it starts before they ever meet a client. We prefer applicants who have previous care experience. Next, we do the following checks:

  • Pre-employment drug screening
  • Verification of passing a TB test
  • Verification of passing state and federal criminal background checks
  • Call professional and personal references to verify past employment and character
  • Driving record check through the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles

If you should have any questions about partnering with us to provide in home dementia caregiver services in our community, please don’t hesitate to call at (216) 208-5015.

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  • “Homewatch Caregivers met and exceeded all our expectations! Next ...”

    - Meribeth P.

    From Mayfield Hts.,
  • “Thank you for everything and for being so available and willing ...”

    - Susie, Adult Daughter

  • “Great service!!”

    - P. Davis

    From University Heights, OH
  • “Our whole family appreciates your support and care you provided ...”

    - Happy Client

  • “Annette is great! We have never had an issue ever!”

    - Molly

  • “They are there when I need them!”

    - Satisfied Client

    From Highland Hts., OH
  • “Fantastic Service!”

    - J. Weber

    From Euclid, OH
  • “Everything that you can imagine iin life is real.”

    - Pat scruggs

    From Euclid, OH

Safety & Learning Matters

When we hire a caregiver we are investing in them because we not only want them to have a positive impact on our clients, but to succeed in their career goals. We use the LEARN platform through the Home Care Standards Bureau for training, and can tailor training to specific client needs. Newly hired caregivers are also trained by our staff nurse on the following:

  • Proper transfer techniques
  • Care for those living with dementia
  • Care for people living with COPD and pneumonia

During orientation with our new caregivers, we look for these characteristics and skills:

  • Patience
  • Respect
  • The ability to listen and ask good questions
  • The ability to follow specific instructions
  • Elderly woman in a wheelchair and her caregiver spending time together
  • Two elders studying plants by a fountain
  • An elderly woman's hands drawing on a notebook