Where to Start

Where to Start

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You’ve Taken the First Step!

Very few people plan on needing home care services, and if you’re like most, it’s the first time you’ve ever looked into the idea. It can be overwhelming. There are so many home care companies out there, and they all promise to take the best possible care of you or your loved one. How do you sort through the clutter and make sure you choose the right solution for you and your family?

The first step is understanding your options. This guide was created with the home care newbie in mind, and we want to make sure you understand all of your options. Our main goal is to ensure you have the information you need to make the best decision for your family. If that’s us, we can’t wait to meet you! If not, we’re happy to point you in the right direction. Why? Because at Sonas, we believe home care is about helping a neighbor, building a friendship, and most importantly, making a difference in our community — one family at a time.

Home Care 101

Home Care 101

To get started, it’s important to understand the language. Not sure what the difference between personal care and companion care is? Need to Google the difference between a HHA and a CNA? Review this page first. Trust us, understanding the acronyms and who performs what services from the beginning will make your home care journey much easier.

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Home Care Relationship Structure

Finding the Right Home Care Relationship Structure

Already know the home care lingo? Then it’s important to understand the types of companies that provide home health care services. Each is different and will impact your daily interactions, personal responsibilities, and liabilities involved in your home care experience.

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Determining the Care You Need

Determining the Care You Need

The next step is determining what type of care you or your loved one actually needs. Do you just need help keeping the home clean and safe or are you looking for more complex nursing care? Understanding the type of care you need will point you down the right path.

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Caregiver Match

Caregiver Match

After you know the kind of care you need and how you want the relationship structured, it’s time to match you with the perfect care provider. How do we actually determine who will be the best caregiver for you? Through our Caregiver Match program!

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Financial Considerations

Financial Considerations With Home Care

It’s important that you feel confident and understand the costs associated with home health care to find the best solution for you. Home care costs can vary substantially depending on the type of care you need, and how often you or your loved one needs help.

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Making the Decision

Making the Decision

To find the perfect fit, it’s important to ask the right questions. To narrow down your options, we’ve provided you with questions that you should ask any home care company you are interviewing to determine if they are going to be the best fit for you and your family.

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