Although choosing the right home care agency is the first step in ensuring that you or your loved one enjoys a higher quality of life, open communication is just as important as the caregiving process moves forward. As in any other relationship, communicating effectively with your home care provider will establish clear boundaries that minimize confusion and yield positive results. Following these communication guidelines should help you and your home care agency enjoy a more mutually beneficial caregiving experience.

Poor Communication Affects Care Quality

The time-period right after hiring an in-home caregiver is much like a honeymoon phase. For many seniors accepting home care assistance is the biggest hurdle, and once that’s done it’s all smooth sailing- at least in the minds of family members.

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