Quality In-Home Care as a Consumer Protection Issue
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- Information for Determining Which Type of Home Care is Most Appropriate
- Risks when Hiring an Independent Contractor or Using a Registry for Home Care
- Why Should I Choose a Home Care Agency?
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Hiring a Caregiver Can Be Taxing
Article available on Kiplinger.com outlines various financial and legal risks possible when people decide to hire care providers for loved ones themselves.
Do You Have a Household Employee? Independent Contractor Information
The IRS provides detailed information about legally employing an independent contractor to work within a home setting.
Hiring a Caregiver for In-Home Help
Caring.com provides some applicable strategies and helpful hints for finding the right person or service to care for loved ones in their homes.
Choosing In-Home Care
Parentgiving.com offers useful advice for weighing available in-home care options in this informative article.
Neglect of Older Persons: An Introduction to Legal Issues Related to Caregiver Duty and Liability
An introduction to legal issues related to liability for neglect of older persons, the goal of this downloadable PDF is to provide information on the duty and liability of caregivers, courtesy of the National Center on Elder Abuse.
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