Unlike nursing homes or assisted living facilities, home care provides you or your loved one with one-on-one care, tailored to your own specific needs. From two-hour shifts to twenty-four hour live-in services, we can be there exactly when you need us to assist with someone who:
Although many home care companies distinguish their services and fees between personal care, homemaking and companionship, Griswold Home Care caregivers can do it all for the same affordable fee. All our caregivers can assist with:
- Needs help with activities of daily living
- Is alone or at risk for falls or injury
- Has family living too far away to care for them
- Is disabled or in a wheelchair
- Needs help during a facility stay
- Is recovering after a hospital, nursing home or rehabilitation center stay
- Bathing and dressing
- Continence care
- Ambulating and transfers
- Medication reminders
- Light housekeeping
- Cooking and meal preparation
- Transportation, shopping and errands
We provide insurance
For your benefit, we provide workers' compensation insurance, professional liability insurance and bonding. Remember: if you hire a caregiver privately, homeowners' insurance does not cover your liability for claimed employee injury and lost wages.
We give seamless coverage
When your regular caregiver needs time off, falls ill or moves out of town, we ensure continued coverage.
We ensure quality
Only 1 in 8 applicants to Griswold Home Care becomes a caregiver, providing you with the best home care available. We train caregivers for specific circumstances and follow up with unannounced home visits and telephone calls to family members.
As required by Connecticut General Statute § 20-670(3)(a), Griswold Home Care hereby specifies its legal liabilities to the individual supplied or referred to or placed with you: Griswold Home Care is not aware of any such legal liabilities, other than to comply with the terms of its written agreement with such individual and with any applicable laws and regulations.
- Griswold Home Care is a registry that connects caregivers with persons that need homecare. The caregivers work directly for the client; however, Griswold Home Care provides information to the client for the completion of IRS Forms 1099.
- Griswold Home Care treats the caregiver as self-employed for Federal employment tax purposes pursuant to IRS Code Section 3506.
- Griswold Home Care pays Connecticut unemployment insurance for caregivers upon filing.
- Griswold Home Care provides general liability insurance for the caregiver.
- Griswold Home Care provides workers’ compensation insurance for the caregiver.
- Griswold Home Care provides bonding insurance for the caregiver.
As required by Connecticut General Statute § 20-670(3)(b), Griswold Home Care hereby informs you that:
- You may be considered an employer under law and, if that is the case, you may be held responsible for the payment of federal and state taxes, Social Security, overtime and minimum wage, unemployment, workers' compensation insurance payments and any other applicable payment required under state or federal law.
- You should consult a tax professional if you are uncertain about your responsibility for the payment of such taxes or payments.