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Home Care Basics – Caregiver Onboarding Process and Checklist: Part II General Onboarding and Process Examples for Home Care Agencies

Published on November 19, 2020 by A Friend

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In our last article, Caregiver Onboarding Checklist: The 6 Benefits of Strengthening Home Care Agency Onboarding, we highlighted the importance of using a consistent checklist to help effectively onboard your new caregivers.

This first interactions with your new staff and caregivers are key to setting up a long-term successful engagement between you and your new employees. It also sets the foundation for creating stronger caregiver retention rates within your home care agency.

We have received many positive comments along with more questions on what a good interview and onboarding process looks like for home care agencies. And what is a good example of a caregiver onboarding checklist? We reached out across the US to our successful home care agencies and asked them.

Taking their feedback, we created three examples for you

Successful home care agencies using Smartcare have a full suite of HR functionality and documentation available to them from the Smartcare document and form library. 

Using Smartcare, home care agencies have the power to manage their entire hiring process electronically through Smartcare’s automated caregiver applicant intake process and HR suite. Saving you time and reducing your hiring costs. Finding the right caregivers faster and retaining them with Smartcare.


Smartcare is a Complete Home Care Platform with Just the Right Amount of Everything Designed by Caregivers for Caregivers. With Smartcare, you can manage, schedule, and operate everything you need for your home care business. Achieve better outcomes, higher satisfaction, and increase caregiver retention with a system that supports your business and its goals.

Smartcare is currently offering our COVID-19 Toolset at no charge to all home care agencies. The Toolset App includes reminders, agency notices, symptom checks, contact tracing and other important virus risk mitigation tools to help you manage your response to the pandemic.

We are in this together. To find out more about Smartcare Software, email covid19@aaniie.com and let us know how we can help.

To find out how SmartCare™ software and support can help you differentiate your service and strategy, please contact us at 1+ (800) 450-9104 or via email: hello@aaniie.com