Frequently Asked Questions



What is a private duty nurse registry?
A private duty nurse registry is a company which provides referrals to patients for skilled and/or non-skilled nursing services.It is important to do your research when choosing a registry for the care of you or your loved ones. In many cases, registries only carry liability coverage for their office staff. This may put clients at risk for litigation or liability if an injury or incident occurs in their home.
Does Safer at home provide liability coverage for its independent contractions?
Safer at Home is fully licensed, bonded, and ensured. This provides protection for our contractors as well as clients and we believe that it is irresponsible to do otherwise.
Does Safer at Home monitor the care of the residents it serves?
Although it is not a requirement for nurse registries to monitor the quality of care Independent Contractors provide, we believe in going the extra mile. Every care plan is reviewed by a Registered Nurse, and when necessary our physician owner will take the time to review your case in detail. We frequently contact clients to ensure that they are happy with the care they are receiving.
Do you accept payment from long term care insurance policies?

Some long term care policies cover in home care in order to assist patients remain in their homes safely. Please review your policy to see if they provide coverage for our services, or email us your policy and when can help.

What is the difference between assistance with self-administration of medications and medication reminders?
Assistance with self-administration of medication involves placing an oral dosage of medication in the resident’s hand or placing the dosage in another container and helping the resident by lifting the container to his or her mouth.
This is a practice commonly used in many assisted living facilities. Medication reminders are simply reminding a client to take their medication. Medication reminders can be performed by a unlicensed person. Assistance with self-administration of medication must be provided by a licensed CNA or Home Health Aide, who has received additional training to perform this service. For a detailed overview please refer to Section 429.256(1)(b), F.S.

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