Home health care providers seeking seals of approval

Home health care providers seeking seals of approval

Finding someone to care for an ill or aged relative at home can be challenging. Sorting through the options can be time-consuming, and the need to find help may arise during a crisis, when decisions must be made quickly.

Hoping to help consumers make those choices — and to help themselves stand out in a competitive field — some home health agencies are seeking voluntary accreditation by independent organizations.

Hoping to help consumers choose a caregiver, some home health agencies are seeking voluntary accreditation by independent organizations. (Photo / The New York Times)

Read more at http://health.heraldtribune.com/2014/01/20/home-health-care-providers-seeking-seals-of-approval/