Become A Care Provider
The Family Options program is now recruiting caring individuals and families to mentor and care for developmentally delayed adults in their home. In Home Care Providers create a warm and loving family setting in which these adults can lead full and productive lives. This program offers adults with disabilities an opportunity to live in a less restrictive environment and is an alternative to institutional care, hospitals or group homes . It gives the care provider an opportunity to earn extra income and work from home. You can make a difference in someone’s life while creating your own job in home care. This is a great self-employment opportunity for anyone who is qualified, and is especially good for Nurses, Teachers or Stay At Home Adults.
Am I qualified to be a Care Provider?
- Willingness to commit to the growth and care of someone’s life
- 21 years or older
- Must have a spare bedroom with a full size bed, dresser and closet
- Can pass a federal and state background check for myself and all adult members of my home
- Must have a high school diploma or GED
- Can provide four references
- Must be available for appointments related to the client
- Can pass a medical exam
The Care Provider Profession
A care provider professional manages this business from their home and is an independent contractor, not an employee. Care Providers service the individual needs of their client(s) by assisting them with everyday tasks such as meals, medication, money management and recreational activities. Care providers must take clients to their doctor appointments and communicate concerns to their doctor. Care provider must keep accurate documentation and respects the client’s rights as adults living in their homes.
Family Options’ homes support needs of the individual such as physical and medical limitation, emotional support and the development of individual living skills of their clients. Providers work to integrate their consumer into the community by assisting them in pursuit of their interests, abilities and social networks.
Care providers act as a life coach for their client. They must be patient and have understanding about their client’s disabilities.
If you are interested in becoming a care provider professional, Call 559.275.2323 to sign up for our informational orientation, or fill in your information below and we will contact you shortly.