Home Care is available to all adults and with a variety of home care needs can receive home care services. Our clients can be seniors, auto accident victims, developmentally disabled, individuals recovering from surgery or individuals with chronic care. Many of our clients start services while their needs are very minimal, transportation needs, housekeeping etc. Since our services change with the client’s needs you will be able to develop and maintain a long term relationship. If you feel that you or a loved one may benefit from home care, getting a free assessment is easy. A member of our experienced staff will meet with you to determine if home care is right for you.
We have a goal to establish a long-term caregiving relationship with your loved one.  Strong rapport and trust with a caregiver is vital to a successful home care experience. However, if your loved one receives care for many hours in a day or at different times throughout the day and the week, it may be necessary to schedule more than one caregiver within the week. When we start service we identify the caregiver or caregivers that are going to be part of each client’s care team. We introduce each care team to the client and ensure that they are familiar with the client and their care needs. At Alliance Senior Care, we believe our client’s deserve the respect of knowing who is coming to care for them and when they will arrive.
Alliance Senior Care staff are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. There is always a live person on call to handle any care needs that come up after hours or emergencies. Our clients are never left waiting for an answer or without the support that they need.
Transportation is a popular home care service. Transportation is not limited to just doctor’s appointments. We encourage our clients to maintain as many activities that they previously enjoyed. Many of our clients use transporation for shopping and errands, book clubs, exercise and art classes, the symphony, museums and other community events. Many of our clients start with transporation services as driving may be their first need for additional services.
Everyone ages differently and many people can remain independent into their 80s. Some things to look for when visiting a loved one include: Has personal hygiene declined? Are there any concerns with memory? Is the house clean? Do they have groceries (not just frozen dinners)? Have you noticed any weight loss? These are just a few things to consider when you’re thinking about home care. . If you are not sure call for a free assessment to determine if home care can help improve your loved one’s quality of life and your peace of mind.
In the event of a medical emergency 911 is immediately called. All caregivers go through emergency preparedness training. As part of creating a personalized care plan we include the client’s emergency instructions. This can include Advanced Directives, DNR status, emergency contacts and hospital preferences. Rest at ease that we have prepared our staff on how handle emergency situations.
Alliance Senior Care has a rigorous screening process that includes check of employee’s criminal background, sex offender registries, nursing home registry’s, references and driving records as well as a of qualifications.
Hiring a caregiver requires you to act as an employer and comply with complex employment regulations. You could also be liable if a private caregiver is hurt in your loved one’s home. Also, you need to cover sick and vacation days when your provider is not available. Working with an agency like Alliance Senior Care eliminates the issues that come with hiring and managing employees. Caregivers are rigorously screened, managed, scheduled and supervised by us. Also, private caregivers are generally not
Unfortunately, Medicare and most health insurance policies do not have cover non-medical home care services. However, if your loved one was a veteran or the spouse of a veteran, Veteran’s Affairs does have programs that may assist with home care services.

Long Term Care Insurance and some life insurance policies may pay for some all of the home care services that you need. For more information or if you are not sure, give Alliance Senior Care a call, we can help you determine if you have coverage that may assist in paying for home care services.

Alliance Senior Care bills on a semi-monthly basis. No long term contract is required, allowing maximum flexibility as needs change.
Yes. All Alliance Senior Care caregivers are carefully selected and thoroughly screened. To help ensure the safety and well being of our clients, we cover each caregiver with general liability and workers’ compensation insurance.

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What are the Care Options for Seniors?

Once you determine that someone needs assistance, you need to determine how much care and where that care will be provided. Below is a summary of the care options available:

  • Provides non-medical care for seniors in their home
  • Care includes everything required to allow an individual to remain at home: bathing, toileting, transportation, laundry and housekeeping services, meals, medication management, escorting individuals to Dr. appointments
  • It is a 1-1 ratio of caregiver to senior
  • Service is flexible from a few hours a weeks to 24 hours a day 7 days a week
  • Can be combined with medical care to provide comprehensive services that allow an individual to remain independent and in their home
  • Care can be provided on an hourly basis, 24/7 round the clock care of Live-In Care Options
  • Cost is dependent of the amount and level of care that is required

  • Provides supervision or assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) in a non-medical community.
    • A group home is generally 6 or less residents. Criteria and care offered varies based on the home.
    • A Senior Community is a community with sometimes as many as 100 residents. These can be both independent and assisted living communities. Generally some level of care is included or available for an additional fee at these communities
  • It is generally 9-10 residents to one caregiver
  • Billed monthly, some communities require a one year lease or other conditions.
  • An individual will leave their home, oftentimes permanently
  • Pricing can continue to increase with time and also due to increased need of services
  • Can be combined with medical care to provide comprehensive services that allow an individual to remain independent and in their home
  • Pricing varies greatly depending on the type of community, location as well as the services and amenities that are offered

  • Provides a type of residential care for people who require continual nursing care and have significant deficiencies with activities of daily living.
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities provide both short and long term care.
  • It is generally 9-10 residents to one caregiver
  • Charges are based on a daily rate that is fixed for the facility. There is no difference between patients who need a little assistance and those that need significant care.
  • An individual will leave their home, oftentimes permanently
  • Most medical care is provided on site.
  • If an individual is going to be in a Skilled Nursing Facility long term, the family should consult with an Elder Care Attorney for Medicaid planning.
  • Pricing varies greatly depending depending on the facility

Benefits Comparison
Agency, Registry, Private Caregiver

Full-Employment Agency Registry Private hire caregiver
Background checks Provides all background checks & criminal history investigation Varies. Most provide some form of background check & employment verification Must be done by family. Most families do not have access to criminal history information & must depend on caregiver to provide it. All reference checks must be done by family.
Training Provides on-going training for all caregivers. Varies. Most registries do not provide training. Many depend on experience of the caregiver and/or CNA certification. Varies. Most private caregivers focus on their work and less on their professional training. Some may have had CNA or HHA classes in the past.
On-site supervision Provides on-site supervision with periodic visits by qualified supervisor. Visits may be scheduled or unscheduled (surprise visits). None. None.
Payroll taxes Provides for all employer/employee tax withholding and reporting. None. Family is responsible for all payroll tax withholding & reporting. None. Family is responsible for all payroll tax withholding & reporting.
Substitution Assures smooth substitution should the caregiver be ill or should the family wish to change caregivers. None. None.
Insurance & Bonding All caregivers are fully insured & bonded. None. None.