We provide criminal background checks, drug screening on all the Friends For Live caregivers, and they are required to pass medical clearance by their physician before their official start date. Personal and professional references are required, and confirmed, by our office.
Our non-medical assistance in New York helps seniors and the disabled in our communities, maintain the independent lifestyle they enjoy.
We feel it is important to have caregivers who are not only skilled in providing senior care, but who are also dedicated to treating the elderly with compassion, dignity and respect. When selecting senior care professionals to work at our agency, we look for the people we would want caring for our own loved ones.
All of our Qualified Caregivers are bonded, insured and covered by workers’ compensation insurance, meaning you and your loved one are protected from potential loss and liability. With an independent contractor, registry or other agency, you might be exposed to potential loss and liability, such as the medical costs of a caregiver injured in your loved one’s home. Making home care as easy and convenient as possible includes providing you and your loved one with that peace of mind.
Our Workers’ Compensation Insurance will ensure that your loved one is not liable for any medical costs incurred by one of our qualified Caregivers in the event they are injured while working in your loved one’s home.
Our criminal Bonding Insurance safeguards your loved one against employee theft and dishonesty. Our team members go through a background screening process and have routine on-site supervision visits to assess quality and competency.
Our comprehensive Liability Insurance ensures that no matter the situation, you and your loved one will be protected. Our liability Insurance covers:
» General Liability
» Professional Liability
» Non-Owned Hired Auto Liability
» Sexual & Physical Misconduct Liability
Our caregivers are fully vetted with background checks and drug screening before they enter your home. Additionally, Friends for Life Homecare is fully bonded and insured.