FAQs for finding caregivers in Philadelphia, PA
What caregiver services can I find near me in Philadelphia, PA?
Most private senior caregiver services in Philadelphia, PA will offer companionship, safety supervision, and assistance with daily activities in the comfort of the person's home. Caregivers can help seniors to move safely around their home, provide social and emotional support, assist with different degrees of personal care (bathing, dressing, or feeding), and help with meal preparations or light housekeeping. They can also help your loved one with medication reminders, and some can even drive them to any errand or doctor appointments around Philadelphia.
How much does it cost to hire a caregiver in Philadelphia, PA in 2023?
The average rate for hiring a caregiver in Philadelphia, PA on Care.com as of December, 2023 is $18.29 per hour. This cost may fluctuate depending on the type of assistance needed by your senior loved one and the caregiver's experience and certifications.
How do I find private caregivers near me in Philadelphia, PA?
There are currently 197 caregivers in Philadelphia, PA on Care.com. You can filter and sort caregivers by distance from Philadelphia, PA or zip code, although you can expand the radius of your search if you'd like to increase your options. From there, compare candidates by reading about their experience working with seniors, the type of caregiving services they provide, and their hourly rate. Be sure to run background checks and check references from other families in Philadelphia before making a hiring decision.
Are private caregivers near me in Philadelphia, PA background checked?
Yes, caregivers near you in Philadelphia, PA on Care.com are asked to complete an annual background check called a CareCheck. Senior caregivers who complete this background check will have a badge on their profile displaying the date it was run. While CareCheck
is a good start, we strongly recommend that you follow some additional steps for hiring a caregiver for seniors safely, which include interviewing candidates, checking references, and running your own background check. Visit our Safety Center to learn more.