Monthly Archives: July 2013

What are the Federal Home Care Dependent Care Service Requirements?

Insist caregivers get education.  Helps them, helps the cared for. Wouldn’t you rather have a caregiver who actually knows what to do? Do not hire a caregiver who is not formally certified. CFR › Title 42 › Chapter IV … Continue reading

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How to get paid for caregiving for a relative

No state requires you to obtain a license to be a family caregiver or personal care assistant. However, if you expect to be paid  through Medicare or Medicaid, federal regulations (see Title 42 CFR §484.36) require you to participate in … Continue reading

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FEMA : Alerting Those in the Community Who Rely on Assistance

Read FEMA’s paper “Alerting the Whole Community: Removing Barriers to Alerting Accessibility.” Recognizing that alert and warning information is only effective if “received” means understanding how people in our communities choose to receive information. And if the goal is to … Continue reading

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