About JFS Care at Home

About JFS Care at Home 2018-10-11T19:14:17+00:00

Guided by the Highest Standards

JFS Care at Home serves older adults and their families through the Jewish tradition of caring and compassion. Our unique home care partnership helps older adults live independently in their own homes.

We Understand

Your homecare needs are specific to you. Together we consider your family’s individual circumstances to create a one-of-a-kind, personalized homecare service plan for living life comfortably and as independently as possible at home.

Let Us Ease the Burden

Transitions can be hard. We’ve helped countless families like yours to successfully manage this lifestyle change. Contact our homecare experts today for your one-on-one complimentary consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions

To help you understand more about non-medical home care, and JFS Care at Home practices and services, we’ve provided the following questions and answers.

“Partners in care” means that the JFS Care at Home team, clients and family members all work together to develop a service plan that reflects individual care needs.

Beginning with our first contact, we will talk with you about your needs and together determine the appropriate type of care:

  • Hourly companion
  • Home maker
  • Personal care assistant or
  • Live-in caregiver

We will remain in contact to assure that the service plan and schedule continue to reflect our client’s needs. Our goal is to help you or your family member remain independent and happy at home.  Learn more about our home care options.

Yes, we are registered as a homemaker-companion agency with the State of Connecticut, Department of Consumer Protection. The JFS Care at Home LLC registration number is HCA.0000490.

Caregivers are our partners in care.

Accordingly, we seek caregivers who are experienced working with older adults and others who need care. Many are certified nursing assistants or home health aides. We look for caregivers who understand the needs of older adults, are warm and responsive to their clients, and are proud of the work they do.

Our employees undergo thorough and complete multi-state criminal background checks. They are bonded and insured. Care at Home handles payroll, taxes and social security deductions.

JFS Care at Home provides a thorough orientation covering program procedures and ongoing training, as well as expectations for each specific caregiver-client relationship. We stress communication as a key component in working with our caregivers. We do this through routine calls and home visits.

Ongoing contact between our partners in care enables us to identify on-the-job best practices, as well as addressing any concerns impacting client care.

For medical emergencies, call 911. For non-medical emergencies occurring after regular business hours clients and caregivers can contact the on-call JFS Care at Home staff member by calling 860.233.4470, Option 1

JFS Care at Home is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Long Term Health Care Insurance may pay for services, depending on the policy and the clients’ needs. If your long term care insurance policy does cover the JFS Care at Home services we offer assistance with the reimbursement process for a small fee.

Other insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid, typically do not pay forJFS Care at Home services since we offer non-medical home care services.

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