Here at Specialty Care Services, we understand that we aren’t always the first choice or best fit for many people in need of home health services. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t provide information on what to expect from agencies like ours. Here are some tips to help with choosing a home health care agency that will best meet your needs:
Referrals from People You Trust
Word of mouth is important. When searching for an in-home care agency, don’t hesitate to ask your doctor, friends, or family for suggestions on agencies to look up.
In-Home Care Directories
If you haven’t already checked online, then now is a good time. Many directories can be accessed for free and provide you with contact information for agencies near you. You can also check out reviews, but know that no two people will likely have the same exact opinion.
Agencies on Aging
Searching online isn’t for everyone. Fortunately, many cities and towns have in-person agencies dedicated to helping people like you connect with in-home care providers that will meet your specific needs.
Interview Several Providers
Remember, the choice is yours. Home health agencies are similar, but no two are alike, so you’ll want to interview a few so you can find out which one will best serve your unique needs.
It can feel overwhelming when choosing a home health care agency. No matter what you choose, Specialty Care Services is happy to be a resource for you and your family. If you’d like to learn more about our professional home health services and personal care in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding areas, contact us online or by phone at 301-585-6300 to see how we can help.