Certifications & Associations
When looking for the right in-home care provider for your loved one, finding a company that has been certified by reputable accrediting bodies will give you the peace of mind of knowing that the company has undergone an intensive screening and monitoring process to ensure compliance with ethical practices and standards of care. Devoted Guardians is a certified member of the following accreditation agencies: Arizona Non-Medical Homecare Association, Home Care Association of America, and the National Association for Homecare & Hospice. These are leading accreditation organizations in the home care industry, committed to ensuring its member-providers deliver quality home care to seniors and people with disabilities.
Elderly & Physically Disabled Providers AllianceEPDPA.org
The Elderly and Physically Disabled Providers Alliance – EPDPA encourages your support in providing funding that will restore the ability of service providers to pay their direct caregiving staff above the minimum wage, adjust rate reimbursement levels to compensate for changes in minimum wage and inflation so direct care workers can earn a living wage and the home care network can remain intact supporting people who chose home. The organization has provided funding in the Executive’s budget request for the EPD ALTCS population in AHCCCS.
Arizona Non-Medical Homecare Association
The Arizona Non-Medical Homecare Association (AzNHA) is a credentialing agency committed to improving the image of the in-home care industry by establishing minimum standards of service for non-medical homecare service providers in Arizona. AzNHA developed its Code of Business Ethics and Practices as a means of promoting honest, ethical conduct on the part of in-home care providers. Member agencies not only agree to comply with the AzNHA’s standards of service for the delivery of non-medical homecare services but also to conduct business in a way that ensures clients are treated with dignity and integrity.
Home Care Association of America
The Home Care Association of America is a leading accreditation service for the private duty home care industry – the first of its kind in the United States. The mission of HCAOA is to ensure that all members provide quality care and uphold industry standards when hiring, training, monitoring and supervising in-home caregivers. HCAOA has developed a set of ethical guidelines to help member agencies provide the highest quality of care to seniors and disabled clients in an honest, compassionate and ethical manner.
National Association for Homecare & Hospice
The National Association for Homecare & Hospice is a professional association providing accreditation, certification and support services to companies that offer in-home care to seniors, as well as chronically ill, terminally ill and disabled individuals in the U.S. Through its intensive accreditation and provider monitoring process, NAHC is committed to ensuring the highest quality of long-term, terminal and acute in-home care services for clients. NAHC members undergo an in-depth screening and monitoring process to ensure they are providing the very best home care services available.