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Are Your Caregivers Got Insured
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Are Your Caregivers Got Insured

Is your home caretaker covered? There are two types of home care services, custodial and non-custodial. Custodial home care service is conducted by licensed practical nurses and/or certified nurse aides. Certified home care services provide assistance such as bathing, feeding, dressing, and using crutches or a wheelchair. Non-custodial home care services involve adult or geriatric care, home health aide services, and companion care. As a home care business operator, is your caregiver covered? Depending on the home care service you provide, your caregivers may be covered under your home care service contract or not. Not all home care services contractually protect the care-givers. Your local licensing board can provide the information needed to decide whether or not your caregivers are c...