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Griswold Home Care Reviews

Updated October 27, 2017
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Pros
  • The training is extremely well rounded, with ongoing training available to take at your leisure (in 2 reviews)

  • All the coordinators have positive attitude towards their caregivers (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Girswold has no benefits and does not pay for gas unless im taking client to appointments (in 10 reviews)

  • Expected to work with low pay and no benefits (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "good homecare company to work with, they really works with student schedule"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Griswold Home Care part-time

    Pros

    All the coordinators have positive attitude towards their caregivers

    Cons

    They don't pay for vacation, once you are absent due to vacation you won't get paid


  2. "Good company with caring managers"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I work part-time and they always have a schedule that fits.

    Cons

    No raises that I know of.

  3. "Great job for people attending school"

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    Former Employee - Direct Care Worker in Livonia, MI
    Former Employee - Direct Care Worker in Livonia, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Griswold Home Care part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You get to set your own schedule. And... If you are good at what you do, there is always employment available.

    Cons

    They do not take taxes out, and so you are responsible to retain all your own records of patient payments for your taxes. (You WILL have to pay)


  4. "cna home health caregiver"

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    Current Employee - CNA in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - CNA in Arlington, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Griswold Home Care part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    I just moved here from rocky mount Virginia,to the Washington dc area and need a good paying job with benefits.

    Cons

    Girswold has no benefits and does not pay for gas unless im taking client to appointments.

    Advice to Management

    Get some benefits and pay more money.


  5. "Provide exceptional care for families"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greenville, SC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greenville, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Griswold Home Care full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Most of the clients appreciate the work we do.

    Cons

    Short shifts, at times, and distance to drive for some clients.

    Advice to Management

    Promote more of the overnight shift with sleep, for a better income for the care givers.


  6. "Bad experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Griswold Home Care full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule. Can pick and choose clients. Takes injury restrictions seriously and will work with you.

    Cons

    Expected to work with low pay and no benefits. Put lots of mileage on your car and if client doesn't by the tools you need company will not reimburse you for your expenses. Will not pay overtime

    Advice to Management

    Consider paying a highest wage to your employees and providing benefits.


  7. "Dog chasing it's tail"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Griswold Home Care full-time

    Pros

    - Open door upper management policy

    Cons

    - Lack of communication through departments.
    - Lack of support to home care staff.
    - Weak structure, High expectations, Lack of understanding.

    Advice to Management

    -Hire those with more home care or health care background. This business is about empathy and compassion first and foremost.
    - Invest in those you hire by having a solid orientation and training that last longer than 1 day.

  8. "Be careful when you want to work with a wrong business(Franchise) owner."

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    Former Employee - Home Health Aide in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Home Health Aide in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Griswold Home Care full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You might get a few dollars extra ever week if you don't pay tax

    Cons

    When you receive 1099 as an independent contractor, there will be a big tax you ended up owing about 20%.

    Advice to Management

    Don't allow contractors cross lines=let unqualified caregivers provide medical care .


  9. "CG"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Griswold Home Care part-time

    Pros

    Flexible, convenient, independent, Individual, and decent pay

    Cons

    Not paid through company but families; sometimes unreliable


  10. "Great flexible job...."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Griswold Home Care full-time

    Pros

    Choose own availability and locations at where you're willing to travel.

    Cons

    Schedulers not always organized and tend to ask for last minute job assignments.


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