Frequently Asked Questions

From our experience, seniors who may need some extra support but who do not want to enter a care facility, and seniors looking to stay independent while they remain in their own homes may want to consider non-medical home care services. Home Care offers an alternative for those looking to maintain their lifestyle, remain in the company of family and friends, and continue pursuing their interests, hobbies, and activities. In home care services are also great alternative to the often impersonal environment of a live-in care facility, as you have access to most of the amenities of a care facility, but you're able to remain in your home. For either the short or long term, in home care can be valuable for the individual's overall health, support, and sense of well-being.
Absolutely. We believe that independence is the key to autonomy - having control over your life and the way you choose to live it is of the utmost importance. Often, care facilities offer an impersonal care experience and a sterile living environment. In home care services offer you independence within the comfort of your own home, and on your own terms. Our care affords you the opportunity to continue with your hobbies, interests, and activities; to remain within the company of your friends and loved ones. Many of our clients just need a bit of assistance with life's daily tasks in order to continue living a healthy, productive, and fulfilling life. Our caregivers are there to support you, and lend a helping hand with those daily tasks. Our ultimate goal is to support and empower our clients so that they remain in control of their care, their day-to-day decisions, and their pursuits.
Home Care most often refers to non-medical care services rendered from a third party, but within the individual's home or place of residence. The biggest difference between in home caregiving and in home health agencies is that home health agencies offer medical support services, while home care agencies do not. Both services are carried out at the home of the patient, but home health agencies usually offer services like medication administration, wound care, and skilled nursing assistance. Home Care Agencies tend to tasks like mobility assistance, housekeeping, personal care, and companion care. Home Care and Home Health agencies often work side by side in conjunction to support the patient.
Silver Crown Home Care is a full employment agency. Each and every one of our caregivers is licensed and registered within the state of California to provide in home caregiving services to the public. All Silver Crown caregivers are W-2 employees who go through a comprehensive interview process, pass a thorough Criminal, DMV, and Social Security background check, complete a health screening, finish a series of state legislated trainings, pass an aptitude test, receive a state mandated license, and register with the state of California. Our employees are covered under our Workers' Compensation Insurance, General Liability Insurance, and an Employee Dishonest Bond. Most importantly, we screen each and every one of our caregivers for a compassionate attitude, a willingness to help, a respect for our clients' independence, and a sense of dutiful integrity. After a comprehensive evaluation meeting with you, we we take the time to hire and place the right caregiver that matches best to your needs and circumstances. If for some reason you become dissatisfied with your caregiver or services, we do everything we can to find the best replacement for you at no additional charge.
Silver Crown Home Care pays their employees directly. We provide all insurance, and carefully screen each and every one of our employees. Please see our caregivers page for more information about our caregiver requirements and qualifications.
Silver Crown Home Care keeps a team of caregivers that are available at all times, so that we can provide uninterrupted home care to you and your loved ones. If a care giver is ill or plans to go on vacation, we provide an alternate caregiver to assist you or your loved one immediately. You will be notified as soon as we are about your caregiver's illness or vacation absence.
Yes, Silver Crown Home Care provides care giving services for any period of time needed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We work with you to create a care plan specific to your individual needs
Rates vary depending on level of care, the number of hours per day, and the length of time care is required. Our rates are affordable, and competitive for the Ventura, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles areas. Please call us for more information about our rates, or with any questions about the care giving services we provide.
Yes, Silver Crown Home Care will provide caregivers at any facility where additional care is needed. We often work with and have close, personal relationships with many of the care facilities located throughout the area. We do everything we can to ensure you receive the care you need, wherever you may be.
Currently, Medicare does not cover the cost of non-medical in home care services. Medicare will cover a portion of home care funding for patients who are eligible for home health care coverage (skilled nursing services). Medicare will then provide a Medicare approved home health agency to provide caregiving services for you, and will cover only a portion of the cost. Depending on your situation and background, there are State, Federal, and Veterans' program that do provide financial assistance to cover the cost of non-medical in home care services. The best way to find out what support is available to you is to contact us. If we cannot personally find a solution for you through our company, we will refer you to somebody who can.

  1. For Medicare Alternatives: Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services
  2. CA State Funding: In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)
  3. For Veterans: US Dept of Veterans Affairs Aid & Attendance Program and the Veterans Affairs Aid & Attendance Website
  4. For Govt Programs: US Dept Human Services Administration on Aging
Non medical in-home care is not covered by standard health insurance policies. A long-term care insurance policy implemented prior to any shift in health ensures and non medical in home care services. Contact us to discuss alternatives for home care coverage and for more information about financial assistance programs.
Our staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. When the office is closed, all calls our forwarded to our on call phone lines.
In most cases, we can provide you with a caregiver immediately.
Of course. Upon your request, we will arrange a meeting with the caregiver prior to the start of care services. If for some reason you are dissatisfied with or would like to change caregivers, we can do so at any time and with no extra charge.

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