Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls for Caregivers and Clients

Slips, trips, and falls are among the most prevalent injuries in the home healthcare setting, putting caregivers, clients and their family members at danger. Most of these mishaps, however, can be avoided with adequate awareness and safety practices. Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls for Caregivers Caregivers have a higher risk of injury than other professions, and slips and falls can [...]

2024-06-10T20:22:16+00:00November 20, 2023|Caregiver safety tips, Home Care claims|0 Comments

Preventing Caregiver Theft and Protecting your Business’s Reputation

Like you welcome caregivers to your business with the expectation of trustworthiness and honesty, your clients welcome caregivers into their home with an expectation of the same. Unfortunately, claims of theft occur frequently. Whether caregivers actually commit the theft or clients make allegations without certainty, claims of theft are some of the most common claims against home care businesses. Consider [...]

Bed Bugs, Burn Marks and 15 Other Unusual Home Care Claims

There are many claims that fall outside the norm. From allegations of stealing credit cards to spreading lice to damaging heirloom furniture, when it comes to home care business claims, anything can happen. If these claims seem far-fetched, consider these 15 unusual claims from real home care businesses. 15 Unusual Home Care Claims Vermin Caregiver experienced a bed bug infestation [...]

2024-06-10T19:01:05+00:00October 13, 2022|Caregiver safety tips, Home Care claims|0 Comments

Who is Responsible for Vehicle Damage?

Common Vehicle Claims and Understanding Auto Coverage for Home Care Businesses As a home care business owner whose employees drive on the business’s behalf, vehicle incidents can be complex. Depending on which vehicle was being driven, which vehicle was damaged and if anyone was injured, your business insurance, the caregiver’s personal auto insurance or the client’s personal auto insurance may [...]

Common Home Care Business Claim Examples

There are numerous common claim risks home care businesses face. From accusations of theft against caregivers to workers’ compensation injuries, claims against home care businesses can vary greatly in severity and damage. Read on to learn 4 common home care business claims and how you can protect your business against them. Common Home Care Business Claims – Auto Liability As [...]

Preventing Employment Claims through Hiring and Firing Tips

Business cycles come and go. All the same, companies must make important decisions about hiring and firing without putting themselves at excess risk and preventing employment claims. As a home care business, your company's employment practices can be a source of risk. Every day, workers file lawsuits against their employers, with many employment claims targeting smaller businesses in the industry. [...]

Why Prompt Claim Reporting Matters

It's hard to make an accurate prediction of the outcome when a liability claim first comes to your attention. Some incidents resolve simply, while others do not. However, for home care businesses that delay the reporting of a claim to their insurer, the outcome is almost always worse than it otherwise could have been with prompt reporting. The timing of [...]

Common EPLI Claims and How to Prevent Them

It's important for employers to know how to protect themselves from a lawsuit brought by a current or former employee. Employment Practices Liability Insurance claims, also known as EPLI claims, are increasingly common in several industries, including home care. EPLI coverage can protect your organization in the event of a claim, but many common EPLI claims can be prevented with [...]

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