FAQs

 

 
Q: What kind of services do you provide?
 
A: Sitter's Registry provides a wide variety of home care services ranging from adult home care, elder care, respite, and companion services to non-medical assistance in hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities.
 
Q: Do you provide services in assisted living facilities?
 
A: Yes, our caregivers provide services at assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and hospitals. In fact, we have a good working relationship with most facilities in the area.  Often times, even in a facility, a client will need a little extra help to get through the day and to still maintain a certain level of independence. 
 
Q: How does the cost of Sitter's Registry compare with assisted living or nursing home care?
 
A: In general, the cost of private sitting services runs about 1/3 of the cost of an Assisted Living Facility and less than 1/4 of what the skilled facility would cost. 
 
Q: Will insurance cover the costs of Sitter's Registry?
 
A: Yes, if a client has long-term care insurance.  Medicare will not pay for private sitter services.  We will work with the client or client’s family to provide all of the necessary information and help complete the proper paperwork required by the insurance company. 
 
Q: How quickly can services be provided?
 
A: If necessary, we can have a sitter in place the same day requested.  
 
Q: Can I change the schedule if need be?
 
A: Yes, we work our schedule around the client’s needs.  We find out what type of schedule would best fit the client and then schedule a sitter accordingly.  If the client’s needs change, then we will adjust the schedule to fit those changes. 
 
Q. In what geographical areas can the Sitter's Registry provide services?
 
A: Sitter's Registry provides services in Upstate SC, including Greenville, Pickens, Anderson, and Oconee counties.

Q: Why should I choose Sitter's Registry?
 
A: The Sitter’s Registry has served families in the Upstate for over 20 years. We work with each family individually and develop a plan of care to fit their needs. We maintain a roster of very qualified and professional caregivers, who are available seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day at reasonable rates.  

Q.How do I know if my loved one really needs one-on-one care? 
 
A.  There are many ways to determine if your loved one needs more care than he or she is receiving (if any).  Primarily, you should consult with their doctor; however, there are also some signs you can look for to help determine if a doctor's visit or phone call might be necessary.  Please click the blue "signs" above to link to 10 Warning Signs that your loved one might not be able to care for him- or herself.

 
Q: How do I begin?
 
A: Contact our office at 864-859-4727, and we will be glad to discuss with you our services and how we may help you with the care for your loved one.  We can also set up an appointment to come to your home or office to meet with you personally. There is no charge nor obligation for the initial assessment.