Frequently Asked Questions
When reviewing care options for yourself or an aging loved one, there are many possibilities. Consider these frequently asked questions to determine the best option for yourself or your loved one.
Licensed Home Healthcare Agencies provide services that assist individuals with their Activities of Daily Living (ADL). These services include bathing, dressing, meal preparation, medication reminders and light housekeeping.
Though this varies state by state most do not allow for Home Health Aides to administer medication. Home Health Aides can give reminders to a client when it is time to take medication and assist in opening prescription bottles.
On the first day of service, our Home Health Aide will arrive at your home, complete with an understanding of your needs. In most cases, our nurse will also visit you on your first day of service to review your needs, create your personalized plan of care and obtain authorizations to allow us to perform care for you.
Caring for our clients is a top priority and we are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Outside of regular business hours (9-5 EST) you can reach a team member by dialing the office number (215) 763-3992 and selecting 1 for the OnCall Team.
All Home Health Aides are employees of MARSCare and are paid directly by MARSCare every week.
We recognize how stressful it can be to allow a stranger in your home and have developed a rigorous 5 step screening process for all caregivers new to MARSCare. All of our employees come to us with experience in homecare, they are all background checked. Each applicant must go through several interviews with our various team members, as well as provide recent, verifiable references. In addition, each applicant is tested for competency and is required to attend a company orientation. This screening process has proven effective and we have a very high satisfaction rating.