Central and Southern Rhode Island (Change Location)
Taking Precautions to Protect Your Loved One
Home Instead of Central and Southern Rhode Island is taking precautions to protect you, your loved one and our Caregivers during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Home Instead's COVID-19 Safety Protocols
Before Leaving for Shift:
1. Mandatory Illness Reports
Home Instead Caregivers report any illness related symptoms to our office, or after hours to our on-call line that we answer 24/7, including holidays and weekends.
2. Mandatory Temperature Checks
Home Instead Caregivers take their temperatures before leaving their home and reporting to shift to make sure that they have no fever.
Before Arriving on Shift:
Arriving on Shift:
The Caregiver Screening Questions include:
If the caregiver has completed a questionnaire within the last twenty-three hours, they will not be asked the questions again. If it has been longer than twenty-three hours since the caregiver completed a questionnaire, the screening questions will populate for the caregiver to reply. If the caregiver replies yes to any of the questions, they will receive a prompt "Please contact your agency office immediately before you proceed with your shift."