Frequently Asked Questions

Who pays for Alexander Home Healthcare services?

The costs for our service vary on a case-by-case basis.  Currently our agency accepts Medicare, Medicaid and private payments.  We will soon be accepting private insurance, long term care insurance and worker’s compensation. Call us to see if you qualify.

How do you qualify your staff members who would be coming into my home?

All caregivers who visit your home go through a rigorous interview and screening process, as well as a background checks and license verification.  Our caregivers are regularly supervised and evaluated to insure that you or your loved one is receiving the care and attention they deserve.

What efforts will be made to provide the same caregivers for any particular client?

We believe in consistency of caregivers, and match the client with caregivers who have the competence and compassion to excel in providing the best care for that client.  The client, the client’s family, and caregivers will be asked for comments on a regular basis to be sure there is a good fit.

What does being homebound mean?

A patient’s inability to leave the home without the assistance of another person.  Also, leaving the home may be so difficult for the individual that it compromises their health or condition.

How do I get started?

Click here to submit an online request to Alexander Home Healthcare, or contact us at 970.682.2632.  Our care coordinator will get in touch with you to discuss the clients needs and abilities and establish a personalized care plan that meets the needs of the client and their loved ones.

What is “non-medical” home care?

“Non-medical” care typically refers to companion services, light housekeeping and running errands. It could also include medication reminders, transportation to medical appointments and assistance with activities of daily living (i.e. bathing, grooming, feeding, toileting, etc.).  Non-medical” care is often sought by the elderly, new and expectant parents, individuals with disabilities, and those transitioning from a hospital or medical facility to home.

Are you available 24/7?

Yes. We can provide services up to 24 hours a day and there is always a local on-call nurse who can answer your questions and address any concerns after hours. The on-call manager also provides around-the-clock support for your caregiver while they are providing care in the home.