Agapé Home Care
Compassion with Excellence

ORIENTATION, CAREGIVER ROLES AND TERMS - ANSWER

ORIENTATION, CAREGIVER ROLES AND TERMS - ANSWERS

1. What year was Agape Home Care originally founded?:

  • 1991

2. Agape Home Care is a service branch of what nonprofit organization?:

  • North Coast Ministries

3. "Agape" is a Greek word meaning?:

  • Agapé is a Greek word representing the highest form of altruistic love. The Bible ascribes this attribute as being the very nature of God: divine love expressed through benevolent service, with kindness and compassion.

4. Agape Home Care is licensed by what governing entity?:

  • The Home Care Services Bureau

5. Name seven "Home Care Services" that registered "Home Care Aides" may perform:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Incontinence care
  • Meal Planning & Preparation
  • Self-Administered Medications
  • Feeding
  • Transferring
  • Ambulating
  • Positioning
  • Exercising
  • Housekeeping
  • Communications
  • Transportation
  • Shopping
  • Companionship

6. Name three pre-employment requirements of the Home Care Services Bureau?:

  • Register as a “Home Care Aide” with the Home Care Services Beureau
  • Be fingerprinted via Live Scan and receive a criminal clearance through the Caregiver Background Check Bureau
  • Complete a Criminal Record Statement, Abuse Reporting Statement and Personnel Form
  • Be cleared for TB
  • Complete five hours of pre-assignment, entry-level training
  • Complete five hours of annual training

7. Where can the Agape Home Care "Policies and Procedures Manuel" be accessed?:

  • On the Agape Home Care website

8. Name the four Agape Home Care administrative personnel staff:

  • Executive Director
  • Field Supervisor
  • Office Manager
  • Bookkeeper

9. Who would you report issues or questions pertaining to client care, staff conduct, suspected abuse, quality and safety control, agency policies and procedures to?:

  • Executive Director

10. What are Agape Home Care's business hours?:

  • Monday through Friday, 9a to noon and 1p to 5p