Preferred HealthStaff Caregivers

The screening process we use to hire senior caregivers ensures we build a team of qualified and compassionate caregivers. Quality, proficiency, attitude, and personality are always important considerations for employment with Preferred HealthStaff. We also screen all potential caregivers for education, training, experience, and recommendations. Only the best of the best become senior care providers with Preferred HealthStaff.

All of our caregivers are insured and bonded for your peace of mind.

Each applicant is meticulously screened through a rigorous hiring process that includes:
  • Completed Application
  • Extensive interview
  • Full identification verification
  • Verified credentials and references
  • Completed skills assessment
  • Completed physical form
  • Minimum 1 year experience
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Blood Borne Pathogens Certification
  • Child abuse clearance check
  • Criminal history clearance
  • Drug screening
  • Tuberculosis (TB) screening

Senior Care Professional Training

Each caregiver we hire must complete the Preferred HealthStaff Training Program. Our comprehensive and rigorous training program includes training and testing in the following areas:

Senior Caregivers Training Program

(Certified Home Health Aid)
  • Becoming a Caregiver
  • Duties of a Caregiver
  • Care Ethics and Personal Rights
  • Communicating with Others
  • Understanding Client Rights
  • Promoting Your Client’s Independence
  • Understand Elder Abuse
  • Human Needs and Development
  • Body Systems and the Aging Process
  • Common Chronic Diseases in the Senior Population
  • Common Communicable Diseases in the Senior Population
  • Handling Difficult Situations and Behaviors
  • First Aid
  • Infection Control
  • Environmental Hazards and Safety
  • Promoting and Maintaining Good Mobility
  • Nutrition and Hydration
  • Elimination and Toileting
  • Providing Personal Care
  • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
  • Providing Skin Care
  • Measuring Vital Signs
  • Observation, Reporting, and Recording
  • End of Life Care
  • Managing your Work and Avoiding Caregiver Stress
  • Caregiver Conduct: Regulations, Co-workers and Familes
  • Understanding Sexual Harassment and
  • Misconduct
  • Cultural Differences
  • HIPAA

Alzheimer’s and Memory Care Training Program

  • Memory Loss and Aging (Part 1 & 2)
  • Getting a Diagnosis (Part 1 & 2)
  • Learning to Communicate
  • Daily Care Skills (Part 1 & 2)
  • Helping Families Cope (Part 1 & 2)
  • Environment IS Important (Part 1 & 2)
  • Activities for Special People (Part 1 & 2)
  • Special Considerations for Food and Fluids (Part 1 & 2)
  • Managing Behavior Challenges
  • (Part 1, 2, 3 & 4)
  • Managing pain in People with Memory Loss
  • Assessments and Care Planning (Part 1 & 2)
  • Wandering

Non-Elder Care Training Program

  • Mental Illness
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Working with People with Physical
  • Disabilities
  • Working with Children and Familes

Home Care Medications Training Program

  • A Vital Part of Your Client’s Well being
  • Understanding the Prescription
  • Safely Monitoring the Medication
  • Documentation of Medication Handling
  • Managing and Assisting with Medication
You can trust the senior care providers from Preferred HealthStaff to have your loved one’s best interest at heart. The senior care provider your loved one is matched with will provide care that is dignified, respectful and compassionate. With Preferred HealthStaff, your loved one will be able to enjoy the benefits of independence and living in the home they love.