When hiring a person to help care for an older adult in the home there are many things to consider. The staff at the Schmieding Home Caregiver Training can help you understand the process so you can make an informed decision on what options are best for you and your family member.

Additional information and helpful tips about hiring a home caregiver can be found at:

AARP: Caregiving-Hiring a Home Care Worker
assets.aarp.org/external_sites/caregiving/multimedia/EG_HomeCareWorker.html

Arkansas Direct Service Workers Registry
http://www.dswregistry.ar.gov

Family Caregiver Alliance
Hiring In-Home Help
http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/print_friendly.jsp?nodeid=407

Internal Revenue Service – Hiring Household Employees
http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Hiring-Household-Employees

Ucare: The Caregiver Guide Module 11
Hiring, Training, and Managing Personal Assistants
http://ucare.utah.gov/pdf/caregivers/Mod11_Hiring%20and%20Managing%20PA%20participant.doc%204-24.pdf