Home Health Care
LivHOME is a professionally led in-home care provider that lifts the burden of care and brings peace of mind to the whole family. We offer the highest quality care, using licensed nurses, social workers, and counselors who oversee caregivers and work in concert with families to ensure your peace of mind.
Why partner with LivHOME?
• Life Care Managers develop a comprehensive Plan of Care that looks at your loved one’s physical, cognitive, and social needs, as well as any quality of life concerns.
• All Caregivers must go through in-person interviews and training. They are fully insured, bonded, and employed for your safety.
• Our easy-to-use LivHOME Connect service provides 24/7 care oversight at significantly reduce cost.
Since 1999, LivHOME has matched over 25,000 families with amazing caregivers. We hire and employ all of our caregivers, with industry-leading background checks, skills evaluations, reference checks, and on-site training. Our care services combine the expertise of professional care managers, the compassion of trained caregivers, and the capabilities of cutting-edge technology to deliver better care experiences and better outcomes for our clients.
New Law for Employers
The full text of the FFCRA can be found here.
The FFCRA is a new federal law that requires employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide two new paid leave benefits for eligible employees affected by the COVID-19 virus in 2020. This applies only to those employees (not already laid off) who are home sick. The leave requirements generally provide paid sick time or paid leave under certain circumstances (as described more fully in the notice poster, link #4, below). The FFCRA also provides tax credits that may help employers provide the paid leave benefits.
The FFCRA helps the U.S. combat workplace effects of COVID-19 by reimbursing American private employers that have fewer than 500 employees with tax credits for the cost of providing employees with paid leave, taken for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The law enables employers to keep workers (who are home sick with COVID-19 related illness and therefore unable to work, even remotely) on their payrolls, while at the same time ensuring that workers are not forced to choose between their paychecks and the public health measures needed to combat the virus. The Departmnt's Wage and Hour Division administers the paid leave portions of the FFCRA.
If an employer has fewer than 50 employees and providing the paid leave benefits would jeopardize the viability of the business as a going concern, the small business exemption may apply. Employers who believe they qualify for the exemption should document why the business meets the exemption criteria unless and until the Department of Labor issues additional guidance on claiming the exemption.
Effective April 1, 2020, employers are required to properly notify their employees of the new FFCRA leave benefits and implement the requirements.
Below are links to important resources that contain compliant employee notices, guidance, and recommendations for employers subject to the FFCRA.
- Department of Labor: COVID-19 and the American Workplace
- Fact Sheet: FFCRA – Employee Paid Leave Rights (in English)
- Fact Sheet: FFCRA – Employer Paid Leave Requirements (in English)
- Compliant FFCRA notice poster for private-sector employees (in English)
- Department of Labor FAQ for the FFCRA employee notice poster
courtesy of Montgomery & Hansen, LLP