IHCA Home Care “Seal of Approval”

The IHCA Home Care “Seal of Approval” is awarded to members that meet criteria and are committed to quality standards. 

* A Caring Hand Home Care 208.342.3013
* Alliance PCS 208.552.0249
* BlueBird Health 208-401-9350
* Stonebridge Homecare Solutions ID 208.888.7877
* Terrace Health 208.506.7200
* Trinity Home Care & Resource, Inc. 208.939.8275

Those standards include:

  • Provide a minimum eight (8) hours of initial training to caregivers that cover the following areas
  • Eating and Feeding
  • Toileting, Incontinence, Personal Care and Hygiene
  • Mobility and Transferring
    • Dressing
    • Bathing
    • Medications/Treatments
    • Knowledge of program limitations and duties that require a licensed nurse
    • Supervision of Cognitive Impairments, behaviors
    • Caregiver First Aid
    • Demonstration of Personal Cares
    • Client rights, privacy, reporting concerns and financial considerations
    • Demonstration of Personal Cares (when appropriate)
  • Provide eight (8) hours of continuing education to caregivers, annually.
  • Conduct background checks on all caregivers.
  • Do TB testing on all caregivers upon hire.
  • Employ or contract with an RN to provide orientation, training, coordinate & supervise care.
  • Maintain liability insurance.
  • Provide worker’s compensation.
  • Implement an active Quality Improvement (QI) program that addresses at a minimum:
    • Conduct resident, family, & employee satisfaction surveys
    • Client health outcomes such as hospital readmissions
    • Protect client rights / person-centered care
  • Be able to list the names of the agencies and link to their agency’s website.