Home Care in Rural Areas

Home Care in rural areas should have the same quality as urban providers.

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Home Care: What to Expect

Finding the right home care company is very challenging, particularly when a loved one is struggling with an illness and the choice is need driven.  Making that first call to companies you do not know is intimidating (and sometimes frustrating).  Unlike most things in life, our clients and their families rarely know what to ask when calling to establish service.  As a provider, it is our job to offer guidance and information so everyone gets “safely somewhere”, even if it is not with Home Care Associates. Everything begins with the initial contact, ...

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Free Home Care for Veterans

Veterans or their surviving spouses may qualify for home care with no out of pocket expense to them. Many people do not realize that the Veterans Administration offers a solution to pay for home care services, called "Aid and Attendance". A married couple, a surviving spouse, or a single veterans may all qualify. For seniors who are Veterans seeking home care services in Birmingham, AL and the surrounding areas, there are many resources available. Home Care Associates offers a free service to assist those thru the application process. Our case managers will help ...

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Do Your Parents Qualify for Veterans Home Care?

The Veteran's Administration provides a wonderful home care benefit to Veterans and their spouses.  This allows veterans to remain in their homes with assistance from a home care aide.  Home Care Associates works with a third party to assist with the easy application process. The monthly amount varies, but is nearly: $1,113.00 Surviving Spouse $1,732.00 Single Veteran $2,054.00 Married Veteran $2,676.00 Two Married Veterans As you can see, this is a large amount and can be a game changer when planning for mom or dad's home care needs.  Call us ...

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Questions to Ask When Choosing a Home Care Provider

Choosing the right home care provider for your loved one can often seem like a daunting task. This is a service people choose only once or twice in their lifetime, so the value is considered an unknown (or unfamiliar) to most people. Below are a few questions to consider when selecting the right home care provider, however you should also follow your instinct and work with those you feel most comfortable. Questions: - Is the company independently owned, and have you spoken with or met the owner? An owner who is involved with the day-to-day operations is key to the ...

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Long-Term Care Insurance Can Pay for Home Care

Click here for more info Many of our clients ask if their long-term care insurance will cover the cost of home care services.  The answer is usually "yes", but we will cover the different scenarios in this article.  It is always best to allow us to consult with your insurer to determine coverage eligibility. Most people buy long-term care insurance and forget about it, until they are ready to use Home Care and long term care insurance.  It is often purchased through an agent or the workplace, and has a typical daily minimum benefit of $50.00.  Maximum benefits may be ...

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Better Business Bureau A Rating!

Home Care Associates in Birmingham, AL is pleased to announce it has achieved an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau!  The company centers its home care services around solid customer service principles.  Home Care Associates provides in-home care to the elderly in their home, assisted living, hospital, or nursing home.  They provide care for those receiving home health care and hospice services. To contact Home Care Associates in Birmingham, AL call (205) 206-9594 or email [email protected]  Better yet, visit them at 210 Lorna Sq Birmingham, AL 35216 or ...

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How Do I Begin Home Care Service?

We speak to people every day who are interested in home care services for themselves or a loved one. One of the first questions they always ask is “how do we start?” It seems like an obvious answer to us, but after all, we do this every day of the year! Here are a few industry insights you may find interesting and helpful: Every legitimate company will ask for an assessment before beginning service. If the one you’re speaking with does not, run for the hills! We conduct assessments 24/7 and can usually be there within a few minutes. Getting to know you and your ...

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Customer Service In Elderly Home Care and Home Health Care

Customer service evades some healthcare professionals.  It is inexplicable why this is the case, but the facts exist.  How many times have you called a company for healthcare services and were passed around, put on hold, then treated poorly?  In today's era, consumers expect more from their healthcare professionals.  Become educated on the product you are buying, and know the facts before calling. Healthcare is a competitive industry, and every company is fighting for referrals, patients, clients and customers.  Many offer similar services to other competitors, ...

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In Home Supportive Services in Birmingham, Alabama

In Home Supportive Services are designed to help you remain home. The basic aim of this service is to keep you safe in your home. In Birmingham, Alabama the health care situation is satisfying. And for the senior citizens in our city, we provide services in a way that is different from others. We are committed to our quality and customer service. We know that when you need in home support you actually need special and personalized care. Home Care Associates can service anyone who needs care, within a 50 mile radius of Birmingham. The process is simple: we will come out for ...

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