Resources

Welcome to Sandcastle's Resource Center!

  
Provided below are Sandcastle resources to better familiarize you with our service, and the industry in general. The purpose of providing these resources is to support and enhance the mission of Sandcastle which is to utilize our enduring spirit to deliver the highest quality care to the world. Please take a look around.

 
 

Client's Bill of Rights  

All clients in home care possess basic rights and responsibilities. Understanding these is paramount to you getting the best possible care. We provide you with the Sandcastle Bill of Rights as an introduction to the overall care experience, and we look forward to speaking with you and your loved ones about the many ways in which you are protected as Sandcastle client.

  

 Marketing Brochure

As your loved one ages, remaining in the home safely can be challenging. The information contained in this brochure will serve as an introduction to Sandcastle and what makes us really special. We hope that after reading our brochure, you will reach out to us with any questions or concerns regarding you or a loved one's situation.

   

 Nuestro Folleto en Español

La comprensión de lo que nosotros hagamos puede ser un poco frustrante. Para ayudarle a obtener una mejor comprensión de lo que hacemos, hemos hecho una lista que incluye algunas de las maneras en que podemos ser de servicio a usted.

   

Our Services - Brochure

Understanding what home care is can be a little frustrating. To help you get a better understanding of what we do, we made a list including some of the ways we may be of service to you. Please take a look, and then let's talk about them.

   

Ten Fun & Easy Ways for Seniors to Stay Sharp

Research shows that by keeping your brain healthy with the right diet, and exercising it to keep cognitive function strong, you can boost memory and brainpower. Click above to see Sandcastle's list of ten things you can do to ensure you are doing everything you can to stay sharp as you age.

   

Understanding What Care Really Costs

National information on Long-Term Care is collected and aggregated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Clearinghouse. This information outlines the average costs of the various health provider options for U.S. residents. Here at Sandcastle, we understand the costs associated with care and have worked very hard to keep rates affordable.

   

John Hancock's 2013 Cost of Care Survey

A report published by the John Hancock Life Insurance Company outlines the cost of Long-Term Care across the various health care providers like home health, assisted living, etc. The report compared health care costs over five years, and it showed  costs were rising in each category with the most dramatic rise being in Private Nursing Home care, and the least being Home Health Aides.

 

View State-by-State Care Costs - 2014

This Cost of Care survey is provided by Genworth Financial, and allows users to compares costs using an interactive map of the United States.

   

Reference Links

Home health is a dynamic industry that is constantly evolving.  For that reason, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the links below:

Florida' s Agency for Health Care Administration - Home Care Unit

Home Care Association of Florida

National Institute of Health

National Physical Therapy Association

National Association of Social Workers

Medicare and Home Health