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Find a Caregiver in Portland, Oregon

Since 1998, Caregiver Connection has been Portland’s top choice for finding quality independent caregivers. If you are located in the Portland, Oregon area we look forward to assisting you in the search for the right caregiver.Our top-notch pool of nearly 150 local, pre-screened and liability-insured caregivers serve the following Portland Metro areas: 

Oregon

Multnomah County including Beaverton, Tigard, Fairview, Gresham, Milwaukie and Portland. Caregiver Connection can often service areas beyond this for shifts of at least 12-hours, or for 24-hour care; contact us to find out more.
Clackamas County including Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, Happy Valley, Oregon City, Portland, Rivergrove, Tualatin, West Linn and Wilsonville. Caregiver Connection can often service areas beyond this, including Canby, Estacada, Gladstone, and Molalla, for shifts of at least 12-hours, or for 24-hour care; contact us to find out more.
Washington County including Aloha,  Beaverton, Cornelius, Durham,  Hillsboro, King City, North Plains and Tigard. Caregiver Connection can often service areas beyond this, including Sherwood, Forest Grove and Gaston, for shifts of at least 12-hours, or for 24-hour care; contact us to find out more.

Washington

Clark County including Vancouver. Caregiver Connection can often service areas beyond the city of Vancouver for shifts of at least 12-hours, or for 24-hour care; contact us to find out more.


Finding a Caregiver outside the Portland, Oregon Metro Area

Caregiver Connection may be able to serve you with 24-hour care within 2 hours of Portland, such as McMinnville, Scappoose and the Oregon Coast; contact us to find out more.

For locations beyond the Portland Metro area, consult www.Care.com to search for local independent caregivers online. Or, you may wish to contact an in-home care agency.


Finding the Right Caregiver

Find tips and information to help you  locate, interview and hire the best caregiver for your situation here.


Understanding Caregiver Qualifications

What does "bonded" mean? What is a CNA? Learn the values and limitations of caregiver qualifications with our handy guide to Caregiver Qualifications here.


Finding 24-hour Caregivers in the Portland Metro Area

At Caregiver Connection we recommend a team of 3 or 4 caregivers to cover our 24/7 clients. The benefits of this arrangement are significant: caregivers stay well-rested, balanced and professional, and are able to bring their individual strengths to the job without burning out.

In addition to providing caregivers for the Portland Metro area, Caregiver Connection may be able to serve you with a team for 24-hour care within 2 hours of Portland, such as McMinnville, Scappoose and the Oregon Coast; contact us to find out more.


Finding Live-In Caregivers in the Portland Metro Area

Caregiver Connection does not provide live-in caregivers; that is, a caregiver who gives up a personal residence to move into the care receiver’s home. We find there are significant drawbacks to a live-in caregiver arrangement. 

For example, your live-in caregiver may lack personal space and a sense of “down time” when the relief caregiver is there; complications if the caregiver does not work out as planned; and the concerns of a single individual moving in with a potentially vulnerable senior. 

If you are still certain that you want a live-in situation, consider the internet-based caregiver searches listed below. 

Internet-Based Caregiver Searches
You search online for a caregiver with parameters such as skills, zip code and location. Nominal site use fees may be charged. You are responsible for all aspects of screening and employment. You pay the caregiver directly and are responsible for payroll taxes when you pay the caregiver more than $2,000 in a calendar year. 

www.Care.com
Oregon Home Care Commission,  877-867-0077

Learn more about how to locate, interview and hire the best caregiver for your situation here.


Finding Short-Shift Caregivers in the Portland Metro Area

While Caregiver Connection may be able to provide you with caregivers for occasional short shifts of 2- to 4-hours, our stable pool of independent caregivers tend to prefer longer hours.

For short shifts, consider searching these resources: 

Internet-Based Caregiver Searches
You search online for a caregiver with parameters such as skills, zip code and location. Nominal site use fees may be charged. You are responsible for all aspects of screening and employment. You pay the caregiver directly and are responsible for payroll taxes when you pay the caregiver more than $2,000 in a calendar year. 
www.Care.comOregon Home Care Commission,  877-867-0077

In-Home Care Agencies
Caregivers must pass a criminal background check; some agencies offer drug screening. Caregiver skill levels and qualifications may vary widely. Restrictions on caregiver duties may apply, especially regarding medications and physical care including transferring. You pay the agency; the agency acts as employer and supervisor of the caregiver.
• Home Instead 888.965.9358
• Caring Heart 503.848.7069
• Adeo In-Home Care 503.388.4846
• Visiting Angels 503.297.7000

Learn more about how to locate, interview and hire the best caregiver for your situation here.