About Homewatch Caregivers Cincinnati - Metro


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  • Hello _________________, Thank you very much for the opportunity to speak to you about Homewatch CareGivers of ___________________. I have prepared a short powerpoint presentation that gives an overview of our company and highlights details about how and why we might work together.
  • About Homewatch Caregivers Cincinnati - Metro

    1. 2. <ul><li>About Us: </li></ul><ul><li>Who is Homewatch CareGivers </li></ul><ul><li>Cincinnati - Metro? </li></ul>
    2. 3. Our Vision <ul><li>To be recognized as the premier provider of home </li></ul><ul><li>care in the world. </li></ul>
    3. 4. Our Mission <ul><li>The mission of Homewatch CareGivers is to </li></ul><ul><li>preserve dignity, protect independence, and </li></ul><ul><li>provide peace of mind for our clients and their </li></ul><ul><li>loved ones by providing exceptional home care. </li></ul>
    4. 5. Meeting Our Vision <ul><li>Homewatch CareGivers of Cincinnati strives to meet our vision by recruiting, hiring, and training compassionate and experienced caregivers. </li></ul>
    5. 6. Our Values <ul><li>We exemplify integrity, compassion and a </li></ul><ul><li>commitment to delivering the highest quality </li></ul><ul><li>service. </li></ul>
    6. 7. Our Services <ul><li>Quality of Life Care </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meal Planning & Preparation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home Safety Supervision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Housekeeping and Laundry Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Respite Care/ Companion Sitting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Care of children when families have a breakdown in their normal care relations </li></ul></ul>
    7. 8. Our Services <ul><li>Comprehensive Personal Care </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oral Care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bathing & Dressing Assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incontinence Care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medication Reminders, Verifications & Monitoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Toileting Assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring of Vital Signs </li></ul></ul>
    8. 9. Our Services <ul><li>Transportation —services provided as part of the overall care provision </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grocery shopping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical appointments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Errands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Needs as you determine </li></ul></ul>
    9. 10. Who Benefits from Services <ul><ul><ul><li>Seniors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hospice patients </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cancer patients </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>People living with dementia and Alzheimer’s </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>People rehabilitating from outpatient surgery </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sight & hearing impaired </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Developmentally disabled </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joint replacement patients </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stroke patients </li></ul></ul></ul>
    10. 11. Who Benefits from Services <ul><ul><ul><li>Sports injury patients </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New mothers for pre and post natal care </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple Sclerosis patients </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recovering accident victims </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Working parents with sick children </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plastic surgery patients </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Family caregivers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nursing homes, assisted living facilities, retirement communities, adult foster homes, senior day care centers </li></ul></ul></ul>
    11. 12. Payment for Services <ul><li>Services are paid for based on the level of care and the time required to perform the service. </li></ul><ul><li>Payment Sources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Private Payment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long Term Care Insurance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employee Benefit Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Payor Sources </li></ul></ul>
    12. 13. The Case for Home Care Services <ul><li>For every elderly person in a nursing home, there are three more people equally fragile and infirmed living at home. </li></ul><ul><li>American Academy of Home Care Physicians </li></ul><ul><li>The cost of homecare is significantly lower when compared to hospital visits, emergency room procedures, ambulance transportation, or nursing home admissions. </li></ul><ul><li> Journal of American Geriatrics Society </li></ul>
    13. 14. The Case for Home Care Services <ul><li>The number of persons age 85 and older (those who consume the greatest amount of healthcare) is expected to grow from 3.3 million in 1990 to 6.7 million in 2020. </li></ul><ul><li>US Department of Health & Human Services </li></ul><ul><li>44% of hospital patients are discharged needing help that can’t be provided solely by friends and family. </li></ul><ul><li>Agency on Aging </li></ul>
    14. 15. The Case for Home Care Services <ul><li>54 million US families are struggling in the caring for an aging parent or loved one. </li></ul><ul><li>US Department of Health & Human Services </li></ul><ul><li>The average US woman will spend more time caring for elderly parents and in-laws than raising her children. </li></ul><ul><li>Institute on Aging </li></ul><ul><li>US businesses lose about $11 Billion per year due to absenteeism, turnover and lost productivity among full-time employees who care for elders. </li></ul><ul><li>Metlife Mature Market Institute & The National Alliance for Caregiving </li></ul>
    15. 16. The Homewatch CareGivers Difference <ul><li>We Give Clients & Their Families: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Peace of Mind </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dignity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Independence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Freedom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confidence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Freedom from Guilt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stress Relief </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Safety & Security </li></ul></ul>We are in the business of giving our clients and their families a sense of personal comfort. We give people a higher quality of life!
    16. 17. Why Work With Homewatch CareGivers <ul><ul><li>We have over 28 years of actual experience providing home care services. We are a franchise company that is built on proven experience in the business. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We provide an advanced continuum of care: Quality of Life Care, Comprehensive Personal Care, and Transportation Services. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We are a home care company that provides services for people of all ages and life challenges. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We are available 24/7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One call does it all </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our client & caregiver matching process </li></ul></ul>
    17. 18. Why Work With Homewatch CareGivers <ul><ul><li>We tailor our care for the “whole person” addressing the physical, social, intellectual, and emotional needs of our clients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We only hire experienced caregivers and they are bonded and insured </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our caregivers are triple-screened for character, compassion and competence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our caregivers are trained on a continual basis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We have nurses on staff to train caregivers and monitor the care plan </li></ul></ul>
    18. 19. Why Work With Homewatch CareGivers <ul><ul><li>We provide free functional evaluations, home safety inspections and fall risk assessments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We do unannounced quality control visits to insure care quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We offer additional products and services to enhance your lifestyle </li></ul></ul>
    19. 20. Why Work With Homewatch CareGivers <ul><li>We are involved in our communities through volunteer activities </li></ul><ul><li>We provide resources including our Veterans Outreach Program. Our Veterans Outreach Program connects veterans and their families with individuals that are accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs and educated in veterans benefits. </li></ul>
    20. 21. The Homewatch CareGivers Care Commitments <ul><ul><li>Our first priority is the client and their family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We present our services in a truthful and honest manner, treating clients as if they were members of our own families. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We acknowledge the importance of the client, their family, or their advocate in the development of the customized care plan. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We meet the needs of our clients, as they define them, by listening and responding appropriately. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We keep all client information strictly confidential. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We care for our clients with respect and dignity because we know our actions will have a positive impact, helping clients stay in their homes longer. </li></ul></ul>
    21. 22. The Homewatch CareGivers Care Commitments <ul><ul><li>We conduct ourselves with the highest standards of integrity, compassion, and responsibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We make the “Golden Rule” our daily priority, treating others as we would like them to treat us. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We are courteous and prompt in handling all questions and complaints, while following the Homewatch CareGivers policies and procedures. </li></ul></ul>
    22. 23. The Homewatch CareGivers Care Commitments <ul><li>We maintain our competency with continuing education, improving our skills, knowledge, commitment and attitude, to provide the best possible care </li></ul>
    23. 24. How to Access Care <ul><li>Care can easily be initiated by calling our local office. We want to make this a seamless process for your patients and their loved ones. We will ask them about their care needs, living arrangements, and scheduling opportunities. Our goal is to make the process of initiating care very simple and quick for everyone. </li></ul>
    24. 25. One Simple Question… <ul><li>“ Should you hire a private care provider or a home care company?” </li></ul><ul><li>This question is often asked in the context of discussing the costs of care. Unfortunately, the risks of hiring a private care provider far outweigh the initial cost savings. </li></ul>
    25. 26. Homewatch CareGivers vs. Individual Providers Reasons Homewatch CareGivers Individual Providers Years of experience Over 27 years as a premier home care agency company Variable. Worker’s compensation All employees are properly covered by the company. Usually none. Freelance caregivers can sue you pesonally Thorough criminal background checks All workers are carefully screened three ways & monitored monthly throughout the year. Only if you subcribe to a criminal background check service and do this yourself Flexibility of services Available nights and weekends - 24 hours/day, 365 days/year with back-up and supervision Normally 5 days/week. You make arangements for changing need of services Extra customer service Perfect CareGiver Matching™ - carefully matching of client’s needs with the best caregiver possible If personalities don’t work - you have to start the hiring process again.
    26. 27. Homewatch CareGivers vs. Individual Providers Reasons Homewatch CareGivers Individual Providers Caregiver Back up support for emergencies Extra staff for back-up is available at all times. None. Home care back-up for ‘ no-shows ’ is up to you. Bonded & insured staff All employees are bonded and insured. The security of you & your home is very important to us. Usaually none. You must check & monitor Caregiver. Quality control, supervision & monitoring of Caregivers All cases are carefully supervised by a professional Homewatch CareGiver Manager. Random CareGiver checks are made in the home. The family is updated regularly. None. Ongoing training Regular in-house training (5 modules covering a 37 topics) created by a nurse. Only if they take the courses themselves Taxes All taxes - FICA, federal and state calculated, collected and remitted to the government. You are responsible for calculations, collections, and remitance to city, state & federal tax authorities
    27. 28. Homewatch CareGivers: Ready for Service <ul><ul><ul><li>For more information please call Homewatch CareGivers: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>513-407-9824 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.homewatchcaregivers.com/cincinnati-metro </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>
    28. 29. Homewatch CareGivers: Let our family care for yours