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One Stop Resource Site for Self Employed Caregivers

As a caregiver, your time is limited. That’s why Griswold Home Care has decided to compile useful resources all in one spot for your convenience. When you partner with Griswold Home Care, we won’t just refer you to clients, we’ll collaborate together so your time is efficiently utilized.

Following you will find information on:

  • The Third Party Billing Agents we partner with to facilitate client payments to you
  • The Vendors that supply General Liability Insurance and Occupational Accident, and Health Insurance.
  • Entities that can assist you in renewing your credentials (i.e., CPR, CEU’s, Fitness to Work etc.)
  • Discount medical programs.

Third Party Payors

LTC Payroll

Contact Info:
Questions related to LTC Payroll should be addressed directly to LTC Payroll by phone, email, or fax.

LTC Payroll Phone#: 844-582-3278
Hotline for issues calling in/out: 781-795-8177
Customer Service: 844-582-7297
LTC Payroll Fax#: 781-373-3649
LTC Payroll Email: ltcpayroll@ltcfastpay.com

Complete the LTC Payroll Caregiver Profile Form, W-9, and Direct Deposit form
to get set-up in LTC Payroll’s system as soon as possible. Return the forms to: ltcpayroll@ltcfastpay.com
Process:

  • The week runs from Monday 12a to Sunday at midnight. Anything worked during that time period, will be paid for the following Friday. You will get emails on Monday with the estimated amount that will be deposited in your account for each client.
  • At the start of each new LTC Payroll case, you will be given a unique caregiver ID for you and that client. Follow the attached instructions for calling in and out of the client’s each shift. Please use the client’s phone (if they have one) to call in/out. Make sure to finish the entire call, documenting the services provided to the client.

Taxes: LTC Payroll will ask the client if they’d like to issue you a 1099. They will send you multiple 1099’s at the end of the year for any clients that choose to use this service.

  • It is your responsibility to keep LTC Payroll aware of any address changes. Regardless of whether or not the client chooses to issue 1099’s, LTC Payroll will email you a year end summary of what you were paid.

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  • “Linda : It’s so frustrating to not be able to pick up the phone and call somebody that can say, “Yes, we can help you.” It’s great to have an agency like Griswold that you can go to to help you with the things that you need. Pick up that phone and call and say, “I need help,” and Griswold say, “Okay, what can we do for you?” Tony : Well, I wanted ...”
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  • “Harriet : I had a bad cold for the longest while. I was coughing a lot. So Ramada was after me to go to the doctor. I said, “No, No.” Finally I agreed. It was on a Saturday morning that we went to Montgomery Hospital and they took an X-ray. And right away they said, “Oh, you’re in bad shape and you’re going to stay here all day and we’ll do what we ...”
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    - Leroy, Joyce & Stacey
  • “I would like to commend you for the excellence and reliability of the services provided by Griswold Home Care. The Referral Team and the caregivers you referred did a wonderful job of taking care of my father when he needed it the most… I never had to worry about my dad’s wellbeing, which put my mind at ease… Griswold Home Care really made a differ ...”
    - Illinois
  • “We are happy with your services. Things are turning out wonderfully!”
    - Maryland
  • “I appreciated the friendly and courteous manner in which your referral team spoke with me while trying to arrange for a referred caregiver to take care of my mother so I could return to work. Within a day of my initial phone call, they had referred somebody to help me. I was ‘matched’ with an angel.”
    - Pennsylvania
  • “I want to thank you for the excellent care given to my parents…We appreciate the kindness & love shown by your referral team and the referred caregivers...”
    - Ohio
  • “Thank you does not seem to come close to expressing the gratitude and appreciation for all that you have done for my mother and my family during the last few years… you were always just a phone call away… You have been tremendous!”
    - New Jersey

Caregiver Insurance

CMF Group offers General Liability Insurance for Caregivers.

Occupational Accident Insurance is available for caregivers to purchase through LTC Payroll. The insurance is optional and gives a peace-of-mind should you become injured. Some clients may want caregivers to carry coverage if they’re worried about lack of workman’s comp.

To enroll complete the forms (link above) and send it to the insurance company: tfginsure.com

There is a 7 day waiting period for coverage begin, it is not instantaneous.

Available to caregivers through LTC payroll for the deduction.

Renewals / Certifications

Below are lists of potential places to update certifications, Liability Insurance, and FTW. We are always looking to share info. So… if you have suggestions please let us know.

Discount Medical Plans

GriswoldConnect: Virtual Care is a telehealth program (powered by Teledoc) that allows you and your household members to gain 24/7/365 access to a board-certified physician in your state. Remain in the comfort of your own home, or anywhere you need it. Access is via phone or computer (text or video). Note: Griswold Virtual Care is not intended to replace your primary care physician, it does not count as insurance under the Affordable Care Act, nor is it required. It is a low cost supplemental program.

FamilyWize– FamilyWize is a free prescription discount program available to everyone, whether they are insured or uninsured. The FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card covers all FDA approved prescription medications and saves consumers an average of around 40% on prescriptions. It is easy to use with no registration or eligibility criteria.

Other

Accushield credentials everyone that has interactions within multiple ALF’s/SNF’s within our community. There is a cost to this service. As a Caregiver you’re an independent contractor (Self Employed Professional), Griswold Home Care cannot pay the fee directly or reimburse you. If a referred client is in a facility that utilizes the service, the cost can be passed on to the client if mutually agreed upon. You can choose to do so in the form of higher rates or as an additional charge (i.e., like mileage or a food allowance for a Live-In).

  • For those clients paying their caregiver directly, we would recommend just adding this to one of the weekly bills (like you would Mileage or a Food Allowance).
  • For LTC, you will need to add the fee to one of your clock outs, like you do mileage

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About Jean Griswold

Our founder, Jean Griswold, was a care professional who became a visionary entrepreneur when she started the first non-medical home care franchise in the United States while running her own home care business.

Jean started at her dining room table in 1982 in suburban Philadelphia. Her husband, Minister and Doctor Lincoln Griswold, informed her that an elderly woman in their parish had died through the complications associated with malnutrition and dehydration because she had no support system to care for her. Jean was deeply saddened by what she felt was an easily preventable tragedy. She was driven to act.

Jean Griswold was an extraordinary leader. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1967 at the age of 36 but continued to work actively in her office until she was 79. She published a book, “Fears of the Elderly” in 2013.

Jean was born in New York City. She received a bachelor’s degree in economics and business from Douglass College and a master’s degree in personnel and guidance from Rutgers University. She received an honorary doctorate from Holy Family University in 2006. From 2003 to 2004 she was Entrepreneur in Residence at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She won numerous awards, including the Spirit of Philadelphia Award, the Working Woman’s 2001 Entrepreneur of the Year honor, and the 2002 MS National Achievement Award of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Jean passed away on January 28th, 2017 at the age of 86. She was an inspirational woman and entrepreneur, and despite her passing, her values live on in Griswold Home Care today.

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