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San Fernando Valley Woodland Hills, Encino, North Hollywood and Surrounding Communities

When it comes to home care costs, the experts at Homewatch CareGivers of San Fernando can help you make an informed decision. At Homewatch CareGivers serving the San Fernando Valley, we focus on providing the highest quality of care, so we don’t cut corners. We want to let you know what you get when assessing the cost of home care. While most home care companies run background checks, we also do personality and attitudes testing so we’re able to make better caregiver selection and matching. We document detailed care plans for each person we care for and we do regular supervision visits to ensure care is being done according to the plan. We also hire a third party quality assurance company to survey 10% of our clients and caregivers each month, compare our scores with over 1,000 other companies, and give us an impartial view of how we’re doing. They’ve rated us in their “Best of Home Care” category for three years in a row.  For your peace of mind, we take the time to be certified by professional associations, such as CAHSAH and the American Board of Home Care so you know that someone has confirmed that we do the things we claim.  We also pay for ongoing training of our caregivers through Homewatch CareGivers University.

Considerations of the costs of long-term care should factor in many elements.

Home care offers personalized, one-to-one social, physical, and cognitive support care and assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s), but home upkeep costs need to be included. Caregivers are trained and supervised by the company.

Nursing homes offer private rooms and semi-private rooms, each at different costs with additional charges for various services, including meals.

Assisted living facilities are a community-like setting for people who can no longer live independently without help.

Adult day services are drop-in centers typically open on weekdays during daytime hours.

With each care option, ask about caregiver to client ratio, how personalized services are for the individual, who is responsible for taxes, insurance and worker’s compensation, and find out if there are additional expenses such as meals and utilities. Consider the level of independence for the person receiving each type of long-term care and how this matches with their personality.

The cost of using a home care company varies based on the breadth of services provided and number of hours required. Typically, hourly costs go down as number of hours increases, and fees go up when more skill is needed or desired.

We’d like to get to know you better so we can provide more specific costs for the care you need. Call us today to assess any of these options.