Evergreen Home Companion takes every measure to ensure our caregivers are seasoned, trustworthy, and compassionate. Trusting the person in you or your loved one’s home is one of the most critical elements in selecting a care provider. We only provide you with caregivers we would be comfortable with in our own homes.
Our Screening Process
It is paramount to have a caregiver in your home you know you are comfortable with, so we take measures above and beyond local agency standards to ensure our caregivers are worthy of your trust.
- Family Care Safety Registration Check by Missouri Dept. of Health & Senior Services
- National & Local Criminal and Background History Check
- Skills and Personality Testing
- National Sex Offender Registry Checks
- Safe Driving Record History
- Insurance Verification
- Drug/Alcohol Testing
- Eligibility to Work in the U.S. – E-Verify
- Verification of Employment History and Professional References
- Personal Interviews to Assess Work Ethic, Professionalism, Qualifications, Attitude and Compassion
- Nursing Credential Verification
Trained and Certified
Evergreen Home Companion caregivers are experienced and trained; and all are required to take ongoing training in proper care, basic safety, and specialization topics. Our Personal Care Attendants are additionally required to have at least a year of facility or in-home care experience and/or a Certified Nursing Assistant. Additionally, our Dementia Care Attendants, must have previous dementia experience and have completed a certification course through our proprietary Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program. We provide TB testing and basic CPR & First Aid training to all employees. Our Caregivers are trained in the latest caregiver techniques and best practices and are certified and to be a part of the Evergreen Home Companion family.
Insured, Bonded and Workman’s Compensation
Our entire staff of caregivers are employed by Evergreen Home Companion and they are fully insured, bonded, and we provide workman’s compensation, and unemployment insurance for our employees. We also perform all the payroll, tax reporting and Human Resource services for our employees. Many times these details are overlooked when using independent or referral based care givers which can place you at significant legal and financial risk. You can rest assure that you your loved one is receiving the best care possible from trusted caregivers.
Our caregivers become an intimate part of your life from supporting you through emotional life events to knowledge of your medical conditions. Discretion is a keystone of a trusted caregiver. Our caregivers are required to keep the details of the client’s life in the strictest confidence and are required to comply with HIPPA regulations to ensure your privacy. We want you to live your life with dignity, and that begins with the trusted confidence you have in Evergreen Home Companion caregivers.
We strive to pair our clients with caregivers who best match many criteria such as personality, skill sets, location, and client preferences. However, if for any reason the chemistry isn’t perfect, we will work to replace your caregiver as quickly as possible with one who is a better fit. Your happiness and satisfaction is our goal!
Contact Us Today
Let us help you or your loved one to improve quality of life and retain independence. To learn more, please contact us today at (816) 524-CARE (2273) to experience the Evergreen Home Companion difference.