Here is a recommended list of questions to ask when contacting any in-home care agency
⦁ How long have you been in business?
⦁ Are you licensed by the State?
⦁ Are your caregivers employees or independent contractors?
⦁ Are your caregivers covered by workers compensation insurance?
⦁ Do you have general liability insurance?
⦁ Are you bonded?
⦁ Are your caregivers registered with the Department of Social Services (Los Angeles) / Nevada Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance (Las Vegas)?
⦁ Do you utilize the Department of Justice to conduct criminal background checks on all caregivers?
⦁ How do you supervise your field employees?
⦁ Can you provide skilled nursing if needed?
⦁ Is the agency available 24 hours a day, everyday?
⦁ Who do I pay, the caregiver or the Agency?
⦁ What insurance plans do you accept?
⦁ Do you have payment options/programs?
⦁ Do you accept long-term care insurance?