This is a complexed and highly sensitive process in which a stranger in coming into the patient’s home. The caregiver needs to be introduced to the rest of the family and to the patient’s environment. The birocratic sideThis is a professional process in need of evaluation and understanding of the patient’s needs, the selection process for the suitable caregiver, a quality placing process and an interaction with the government institutes authorising the bringing of foreign caregivers into the country.
The ten steps
Assistance in receiving foreign caregiver’s employing permit “Aviezer Babait”’s social workers along with the placement coordinators assist with the process of receiving the permit to employ a foreign caregiver:
- Entitlement check
- Submitting a request to the Population and Immigration Authority, Employers’ and foreign caregivers’ service administration, Permits’ Dep. -The Nursing Sector
Recruiting the right applicant to the jobMaking the maximal compatibility between the patient’s needs to the foreign caregiver arriving to Israel in order to take care of the elderly or the handicapped. The caregiver goes through varies check ups:
- Credibility check
- Professionalism check
- Health check ups
- The foreign caregiver goes through a month long course during which he/she learns how to take care of the elderly or handicapped including cleaning, cooking, Israeli customs, basic words of communication in Hebrew.
- Patient’s info including needs, health condition and environment
- Compatibility between the patient’s spoken language and the caregiver’s
Choosing the candidate:After candidate’s recruiting stage, the most suitable foreign caregiver is being chosen to take care of your loved one.
Taking care of the visa papers:
The visa is being taken care of at the interior office
The foreign caregiver is being invited for an interview with the consul at the Israeli Embassy in order to present the required documents; health tests, integrity etc., after which he/she are being invited to receive a working visa for Israel.
During the placing stage, it is highly important to make sure that there is good chemistry between the patient and the foreign caregiver, which is why, we, in “Aviezer Babait”, conduct preliminary sessions, expectations coordinations, understanding the specific needs of the patient such as feeding, dressing up, diaper changing, bathing errands etc. It is of the most importance that there will be complete trust between the patient whether he is an elderly or handicapped to the caregiver.
Monitoring, training and continuous supervision:“Aviezer Babait” puts an emphasis on making the best match possible between the patient and the foreign caregiver, while assisting with every matter. For this reason, social workers as well as placement coordinators, visit on regular basis as well as conduct meetings with the patient and his/her family in order to assess closely and professionally the service being given as well as the satisfaction. Good Luck!©All rights for this information reserved to “Aviezer Babait” corporation