My Independence at HOME is committed to providing the very best in caregivers to ensure that you receive the care you need and deserve, while also feeling comfortable and safe. Simply put; we would never place someone in your home whom we wouldn't feel comfortable placing with a loved one of our own. Your safety is equally as important as the assistance you receive.
Below is the screening process every aide undergoes as an employee of My Independence at HOME:
Proof of Certification
State of Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check
National Criminal Background Check
Medicare/Medicaid Fraud Check
Sexual Predator Background Check
Child Abuse Background Check
PPD and Hepatitis B Testing
Annual Flu Shot
12 Hour Orientation/Training
• HIPPA Compliance • Blood Born Pathogens • Safety • Age Competencies • Cultural Competencies • Handwashing • Customer Service • Professionalism • Accountability • Time Management • Restraint Free Care • Working with participants with an Intellectual Development Disabaility (IDD) • Working with the Elderly
We further note that background checks, vaccinations and performance reviews are conducted on an annual basis. Additionally, employees are required to take part in annual training which consists of an overview of state/industry mandates; agency updates and review of all topics covered in the 12 hour initial orientation.