Before You Partner With A Private Duty Home Care to Staff
Before you partner with a private duty home care agency -PDHC-make sure they agree to what you need as care provider access and supervision. What you give them is a way to cover services like care manager escorting to Dr. Visits, arranging other services in the community, like adult day care or senior transportation, that they cannot bill for.Another benefit of the partnership is getting the PDHC cases from you and making money from them.
12 Requirements You Have for PDHC Partner
Your share of the partnership deal is you need these 12 requirements met. You are representing the older client’s representative in getting the best care as part of the concierge service you offer as a geriatric care manager.
You sell your client a Sandwich. The meat is your geriatric care management of the older client. The bread is all the secondary services you extend – like arranging the best PDHC, and then checking the quality of that care on a regular basis so that PDHC care is the very best that can be offered. Here is the PDHC’s end of the partnership. 12 points that the PDHC agrees to are how you measure that their care is the very best.
¥ Willing to Partner with you.
¥ Willing to allow you to interview the care provider before placing
¥ Allows you interview the care providers they send you and accept or reject
¥ Allows you to monitoring weekly or per contract on top of their supervision
¥ Can staff same day with right care providers, can staff 3 shifts and down
¥ Have Care Staff staffing database
¥ PDHC Care Staff data base can search for your specifications
drivers, lifting companion, speak other languages, works with dementia, grooming, bathing,etc,
¥ Accepts co-supervision of client
¥ accepts you co-managing care providers at the site
¥ Will replace care providers if you request
¥ Will, allow you to do care providers training about care management
¥ Will agree to a memo of understanding on exactly how you will co-manage the client and care providers at the site