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Welcome to Always Best Care Serving Eastern Metro

Ken Crawford
Ken Crawford
Call Us: (651) 774-9979
733 7th Street East
Eastern Metro, MN 55106

Always Best Care combines national strength and standards with local accessibility and personal service. The local owner and operator of Always Best Care in Saint Paul is Ken Crawford. Ken and his team have your loved ones best interests at heart, and will ensure that exceptional service and care is provided to all family members. We have strong relationships with area hospitals, social workers, senior communities and senior resources throughout the area. Caregivers at Always Best Care in Saint Paul are thoroughly screened, bonded and trained to provide the safest and highest level of care. There's no charge for a free Care Consultation or for assisted living services. We're here to serve your needs, and we can help. No hourly minimums. We're experts in senior care - contact us today with any questions or concerns you may have.

Senior Care in Eastern Metro

Employees are our own - no contractors
Caregivers are thoroughly screened, trained and insured
Free assessments and community referral services
No hourly minimums or contracts
Philips Lifeline service available
"Always in Touch" daily contact available

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Are your staff that deliver in-home care in St. Paulinsured and bonded?

All of our caregivers are among the best in the industry. One of our top priorities at Always Best Care when it concerns home care in St. Paul is to ensure that our staff members are thoroughly trained and educated to expect any eventuality. Combined with their world-class compassionate care, this makes our caregivers better than the rest! Rest assured, they are all insured, bonded, and covered by worker's compensation. You're never going to have a worry in the world when one of our caregivers is providing assistance to your loved one.

How are Always Best Care's staff that provide home care in St. Paul vetted?

What do you think of first, whenever you think of in-home care in St. Paul? If you're like most people, then you're going to be wondering how caregivers are properly vetted. Well, when it comes to Always Best Care and our caregivers, you can be assured that our vetting process is one of the most intensive and accurate in the St. Paul area. Let's take a look at how our process works.
First of all, when a potential candidate applies to be a caregiver with Always Best Care, we will take a look at their background and criminal record to make sure everything is alright there. Then, we'll bring them through an interview process where we can review their professional history and ask various questions to get a better understanding of them. Finally, we'll contact any references to ensure that everything adds up. By then, we should have a solid understanding of the quality of care they would provide to any senior.

What hours do your staff provide elderly care in St. Paul?

Senior care in St. Paul isn't something that can be done simply from 9 to 5 every day. That's why we have caregivers available24 hours a day and 7 days a week to help out your loved one whenever he or she needs assistance. This is because we know that things can happen at odd hours and your senior might desperately need someone. We never want your loved one to be left in want because we didn't have a caregiver available to help out.

Will my loved one have the same caregiver to provide them in-home care in St. Paul on every visit?

We know how important it is to you that your senior has the same caregiver providing elderly care in St. Paul during every visit. So, that's one of our top priorities, too! We want to ensure that the same scheduled caregiver is working with your senior during every single visit. However, like most of us, our caregivers need to take scheduled time off eventually or they may come down with an illness.
But this doesn't mean that your senior will be left without a caregiver during those short periods of time. We will have someone else from our highly-qualified team out to help your senior until their regularly scheduled caregiver returns. However, we want those times to be few and far between. At Always Best Care, we know how long it takes for a trusting and positive relationship to grow between a senior and their caregiver. So our incredible caregivers strive to be there for your senior whenever possible to build that relationship.

How will my loved one be matched with their caregiver that's responsible for providing their home care in St. Paul?

Like our vetting process, this is probably one of the second thoughts you have when you start looking into elderly care in St. Paul. The matching process between a senior and their caregiver is crucial for the success of their time together.
That's why our matching process is intended to remove any doubt. We first take the preferences of your senior and match them with the personalities and qualities of our professional caregivers. Once we find a match, you will be notified and your senior can start receiving care immediately. For some reason, if we don't find a match, we'll continue re-matching until one is found.

How are your caregivers trained to provide senior care in St. Paul?

Senior care isn't something that just anyone can pick up as a hobby and start doing. We understand that caregiving takes compassion and expertise. That's why our training program for future caregivers is one of the most intensive and thorough in the area. For our caregivers who are going to provide home care in St. Paul, they go through various training topics, such as communication methods and safety procedures. Once they are finished with their training, they are free to work with seniors. Every now and then, we'll update them on their training and education to ensure they're up-to-speed on the latest information.

Why should I choose your home care in St. Paul instead of an independent provider?

Great question! Independent providers abound when it concerns in-home care in St. Paul. You've probably been wondering what makes Always Best Care different from these providers. Well, we can't speak for every single independent provider out there in St. Paul, but we can tell you that we set rigorous standardsfor our professional caregivers. As you've read in previous questions & answers, our vetting and training processes are unmatched when it comes to having the highest quality caregivers possible. We can assure you that you're never going to be disappointed with the care we provide to your loved one.

How quickly can my loved one expect to begin receiving in-home care in St. Paul?

One of the things you're wondering about as you look into elderly care in St. Paul is probably the timeline, right? Well, with Always Best Care, you have no worries here. Our timeline is a short one week from your first contact with us to the time your senior is matched with a caregiver. We want the process to be as efficient as possible!

What role do family members play in their loved one's elderly care in St. Paul once a caregiver has been hired?

Family members can have as much of a role or as little of a role as possible in the care of their seniors once a caregiver is brought on-board. Any of our caregivers providing in-home care in St. Paul will work with you to design a system that works best for each family member, in the interest of their loved one.

How do I know if Always Best Care is the right choice for in-home care in St. Paul?

Tons of options will pop up when you do a simple Google search for home care in St. Paul. So how could you possibly make the best choice when there are so many out there? Well, we can make that choice pretty simple. For years now, Always Best Care has been providing excellent senior care in the St. Paul area with plenty of seniors being assisted. Our record alone should help you determine that we're the best choice when it comes to elderly care.

What steps are taken to ensure that my loved one's in-home care in St. Paul is safe?

Safety of your senior, both inside and outside of the home isone of our main concerns! We want to ensure your loved one feels safe and is looked after when they stay at home and when they go out to run errands. So, all of our caregivers receive world-class safety training as soon as they are brought onto our team. This ensures they are ready for pretty much anything that comes their way when on the job assisting your senior.

Do I need to sign a contract or agree to an hourly minimum for my loved one to be applicable for your home care in St. Paul?

No one wants to sign contracts or agree to a certain minimum - it makes many of us cringe when we hear those words. So, we don't believe in contracts when it comes to senior care in St. Paul! You will never have to sign one or agree to a certain number of hours in order for your senior to qualify for our services.

Do you provide in-home care in St. Paul for individuals suffering from Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia?

Millions of Americans suffer every day from the effects of Alzheimer's and other degenerative dementia-related conditions. So, of course, if your senior is suffering from such conditions, you're wondering whether or not our caregivers are properly trained to work with these seniors with special needs. You will have no worries when it comes to this! All of our caregivers are trained on how to work with senior with dementia and offer patience and compassion.

If I choose your in-home care in St. Paul, what type of services can my loved one expect on a day-to-day basis?

There are plenty of services we provide for senior care in St. Paul because each and every senior has different needs and desires. Below are some common ones:

  • Prepping for each day and getting dressed
  • Plant and animal care
  • Medication reminders and assistance
  • Mobility assistance
  • Morning wake-up calls
  • House maintenance
  • Regular cleaning
  • Answering the door and phone

Do you provide respite in-home care in St. Paul?

Of course! Any of our caregivers can work with family members to ensure respite elderly care in St. Paul. Many family members are taking care of their senior loved ones and we know how tough that can be whenever you need a little break. Our caregivers are ready and willing to take over during those short periods of time when you can't be there.

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We know that exceptional service sets us apart from all other home care companies. All of our team members and caregivers receive comprehensive training before being assigned to a care plan. Our standard is that "we only hire care providers we would have care for our own loved ones." Always Best Care provides in-home care services from as little as one hour per day up to 24-hour care, and up to 7 days a week. Whatever your care needs are, Always Best Care is there for you.

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