How do home health agencies ensure their employees do not abuse an elderly patient?

Updated July 2018, originally posted on Quora during August 2017. How do home health agencies ensure their employees do not abuse an elderly patient? Ultimately, you can’t prevent someone from making a choice to abuse. You can lessen the chance that it is one of your caregivers and increase the chance that they will notice and report…

Where can I find private caregivers for in-home non-medical senior care without having to go through an agency?

Updated July 2018, originally posted on Quora in November 2017 Where can I find private caregivers for in-home non-medical senior care without having to go through an agency? Online advertisements on free job boards or social media are among the easiest ways to find non-medical support staff. Look for an online community discussion group or…