Why Choose WeCare?


Putting the ‘Care’ in Caregiving

We know how important your loved one’s care is to you. That’s why we only partner with the most skilled and compassionate caregivers to do the job.

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When you sign up with WeCare, rest assured that our staff is not only filled with individuals who are warmhearted, but highly-skilled. To do this, Caregivers are put through an intensive screening process and undergo several specialized training processes. We don’t cut corners when it comes to hiring the best Caregivers, that’s why we accept only 2% of applicants.

In-Service Training

Our in-service training sessions are provided by local and national experts. These highly advantageous sessions focus on Information, Education, and Inspiration. Presentation topics featured have included:

  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
  • Diabetes Care
  • Elder Abuse
  • Hospice and End of Life Care
  • Medication Reminders and Cueing
  • Nutrition
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Stress Management
  • Customer Service Skills

We also seek to inspire Caregivers by featuring motivational speakers and inviting the health community to relate their personal journeys of success. To stay on top of the curve, our nursing staff provides Annual Skills Assessments, ensuring that Caregivers continue to fulfill the Mission to maintain and demonstrate optimal technical proficiency.

 Finding “The Perfect Fit” For Caregiving

Caregivers on WeCare’s registry do more than assisting with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), preparing meals and light housekeeping. While these duties are important, our Caregivers find ways to keep clients active and engaged. This could include visiting friends, attending community events, playing games, organizing family photos and regular outings.

Matching your loved one with a qualified, compassionate and trustworthy Caregiver is a responsibility that we take very seriously.  To be considered for our Registry, potential Caregivers must have:

  • One of the following Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) Licenses or Certifications:
    • Registered Nurse (RN)
    • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
    • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
    • Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA)
  • Two years of in-home care experience
  • CPR Certificate
  • Current TB clearance and Hepatitis B screening
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Surety Bond
  • Professional liability insurance

Before being invited to our Registry, caregivers go through a comprehensive eight-point screening process that includes:

  • Telephone and subsequent in-person interviews
  • Written skills competency test
  • Practical skills competency test
  • Professional Reference Checks
  • Criminal background check
  • Credential verification with the Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON)
  • Driving record check
  • Drug screening