Caregivers

Caregivers in MarylandAt Caring Connection, Inc. we know that caregivers are the face of our company, therefore we choose the most compassionate, professional and well-trained individuals to provide in home care to our seniors. Our caregivers must pass a criminal background check, have a negative drug screen and a clean driving record. We have high expectations of them so you will be satisfied and comfortable with your caregiver.

Certified Nursing Assistant / Geriatric Nursing Assistant

Some of our caregivers hold a certification from the Maryland Board of Nursing as a CNA or GNA. They have been through an extensive training program with hospital clinical time under the direction of a Registered Nurse. They are re-certified bi-annually and can provide the highest level of care that we offer. Upon hire, caregivers will pass a skills and meal preparation competency practical.

We require one year experience working as a CNA to join our team.

Home Health Aides

We have caregivers that have significant medical experience without holding a medical certification or licensure. These caregivers will have medical knowledge and must be proficient in caretaking skills. Upon hire, caregivers will pass a skills and meal preparation competency practical. We require two years care giving experience to be qualified to work as a caregiver with no certification.

Companions

Our companions are non-certified and care for our Level I clients only. They are competent in assisting with the minimal tasks required by our Level I clients.

Training provided to our caregivers

– Dementia Care Certification through the Copper Ridge Institute affiliated with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
– Hospice Companion Aide Certification through Seniors Choice®