WHO WE ARE

The Marin Home Care Association is an organization of home care providers working to educate the Marin community about licensed home care choices. Our mission is to provide consumers with convenience and peace of mind by assisting them in finding the licensed home care providers that will best meet their needs.

The MHCA only lists state licensed home care organizations, home health agencies, and hospices. Our members are held to the highest legal standard of accountability and their employees are rigorously screened and subject to agency supervision and state oversight.

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WHY IS LICENSING IMPORTANT?

Licensed agencies…

  • Are required to hire trained, licensed, and state registered staff. 

  • Have experienced caregivers ready to work on short notice if schedules change or a previous caretaker becomes unavailable. ..

  • Assume full responsibility for all care.   

  • Assumes responsibility for 

    • Employee hiring and oversight.

    • Employee taxes, insurance and benefits.

    • Developing and updating a plan of care.

    • Background and reference checks, as well as state licensure requirements including all TB tests and fingerprint submission to the Department of Justice.

    • Continuing education and ongoing skill training for caregivers.

    • Supervision and oversight.

  • Long Term Care and Workers Comp insurance accepted. 

 
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“Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn't know possible.”

Tia Walker

 

CONTACT MARIN HOME CARE ASSOCIATION

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