Cost of In-Home Care from By Your Side
The By Your Side Home Care mission is about one thing: providing exceptional care that you can afford. Our highly-screened, compassionate referred caregivers are among the industry’s best. The unique, low-overhead structure of our business allows us to keep our prices far below industry averages, while maintaining an unmatched quality of service.
Why Are Our In-Home Care Prices a Range?
The above in-home care cost estimates represent the average rates charged to the clients of By Your Side for the various levels of service. These estimates include both the caregiver pay rate as well as the administrative fee charged by our agency.
When compared to other in-home care agencies, the By Your Side Home Care cost of care is well below the average — while our service remains exceptional. Like we said, our mission is to ensure you receive the best home care available at an affordable price.
By Your Side Home Care referred caregivers are free to set their own rates and negotiate their own fees based on the specific services or duties that a patient is requesting. As a result, caregiver rates may fluctuate, meaning that the total cost will vary as a result.
Caregiver rates are negotiated with the caregiver prior to the start of care and patients pay their caregivers directly — a benefit for both parties. When beginning your relationship with By Your Side Home Care, we will supply you with rate ranges for caregiver services in your geographic area. We have found that our customers appreciate having control over the compensation their caregivers receive for the very important work they do and for the varying care needs they provide.
Learn more about the in-home care services our caregivers provide.
By Your Side In-Home Care Administrative Costs
When you partner with By Your Side Home Care, you have just that — a partner. We work behind the scenes to ensure that you continue to receive the top quality in-home care on which you rely.
A separate fee is paid to By Your Side Home Care for the administrative tasks we perform for our clients. By Your Side Home Care fees vary and are based on a variety of factors, such as the number of hours and care option levels requested. Specific examples of administrative services include, but may not be limited to, the following:
- Ongoing access to caregiver referrals
- Assistance with scheduling to fill open shifts, such as those due to vacation or illness
- Superior level of caregiver screening, amongst the highest in the industry
- 24 hour on-call services
- Last minute caregiver replacements in case of emergencies or caregiver illness
- Licensing compliance which exceeds the PA Department of Health’s minimum standards
- Assistance with insurance claims
- Access to office staff’s years of experience in the home care industry
- Professional and business liability insurance
- Assigned personal Placement Coordinator
- Administrative form filing, such as billing slips, communication forms, daily activity records and others
If you’re still at the beginning of this journey, we can help you understand your choices and navigate towards the best outcomes. We have decades of experience helping clients select the right services for their needs and the ideal caregiver to meet those needs. If you have any questions about our in-home care prices or the variety of care we provide, please contact us.