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Hi, I’m Wendy Spillane manager of your local Griswold Home Care office and part of the Griswold family for over 19 years. I have 6 children, aged 22 to 35; I cared for my Mom for 6 years and was responsible for a loved one with dementia.  I lived with a loved one who was blind until her recent passing. My daughter is an ICU nurse, and younger sister, a recreational therapist. I know about the struggles and joys of caring for others!  Life and work flow back and forth for me.

As family home care coordinator, I am never ceased to be astonished by the heart, integrity and competence of the caregivers we refer. I also understand the complexity of guiding families through this challenging world of non-medical in-home care, especially the benefits of insurances and bonding.

We revel in the gratitude of our home care clients.

Forever grateful …Regina extended Mom’s life. daughter. Joanna, San Francisco

Mary’s composure brought peace to Dad and my siblings. son Richard, Avon

My aunt was terrified of strangers. Now she can’t wait for Freda. niece Judy, West Hartford

We appreciate most our family letters but I’m also humbled that our home care referral team has many industry awards. Due to our innovative elder care and Atty. Gen. Richard Blumenthal’s nomination, the SBA declared us The Connecticut Business of the Year while the legislature declared May 16th as Jean Griswold Day for our approach to home care and advocacy. The Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Associations, Former Governor Rell, and the Metro-Hartford Alliance have also honored us.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 20-670(3) Notice

As required by Conn. Gen. Stat. § 20-670(3)(a), Griswold Home Care hereby specifies its legal liabilities to the individual supplied or referred to or placed with you: Griswold Home Care is not aware of any such legal liabilities, other than to comply with the terms of its written agreement with such individual and with any applicable laws and regulations.

As required by Conn. Gen. Stat. § 20-670(3)(b), Griswold Home Care hereby informs you that:

  • Griswold Home Care is a Registry that connects caregivers with persons that need homecare. The caregivers work directly for the client; however, Griswold Home Care provides information to the client for the completion of IRS Forms 1099.
  • Griswold Home Care treats the caregiver as self-employed for Federal employment tax purposes pursuant to IRS Code Section 3506.
  • Griswold Home Care pays Connecticut unemployment insurance for caregivers upon filing.
  • Griswold Home Care provides general liability insurance for the caregiver.
  • Griswold Home Care provides workers’ compensation insurance for the caregiver.
  • Griswold Home Care provides bonding insurance for the caregiver.
  • You may be considered an employer under law and, if that is the case, you may be held responsible for the payment of federal and state taxes, Social Security, overtime and minimum wage,unemployment, workers’ compensation insurance payments and any other applicable payment required under state or federal law.
  • You should consult a tax professional if you are uncertain about your responsibility for the payment of such taxes or payments.
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