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I have tried looking in local newspapers as well as Craigslist, but cannot find any homecare work there. Located in SW Florida.

Asked By: steve - 11/5/2009
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You can try your phone book for services for 'in home patient care... More
Answered By: Lynn - 11/5/2009
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if one has taken a care aide course often there is a placement service for the graduates.
Answered By: Snotalie - 11/5/2009
 
Get a nursing license and the jobs will find you.
Answered By: jd - 11/5/2009
 
You could try applying for positions (jobs) with some of the home care agencies in your area. Check out the programs and services directory with your local area agency on aging. Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida http://www.aaaswfl.org/
Answered By: SandwichGeneration - 11/6/2009
 
I would approach an agency or a residential/nursing home. In the UK nursing homes and agencies will sometimes take you on without any experience as long as you pass the CRB check. They will then give you basic training where you will `shadow` someone and then start training you towards NVQ`s whilst in the job.
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Answered By: *~STEVIE~* *~B~* - 11/6/2009
 
Do you have any experience? Start calling the different agencies in the phone book. Print up a lot of resumes and mail them out. You never know who might be looking for help. I worked for Home Instead for 6 years and I enjoyed it. Now I am working in an assisted living home for 3 years.
Answered By: Falling leaves - 11/6/2009
 
There are many companies that give home care. I work for a company that gives home care. http://homeinstead.com/home.aspx Good luck.
Answered By: pinkzzocran - 11/8/2009
 
There are a number of different approach you can take. In the meantime, I would keep looking on Craigslist and in your local newspaper. Sometimes you just have to be lucky... More
Answered By: Jennifer - 11/12/2009
 
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