A home care worker is a person who is employed by a consumer-employer of Senior & Disability Services to provide assistance to eligible older adults or people with physical disabilities. The term "home care worker" includes providers in the Spousal Pay Program. The requirements to be a home care worker, were established by Oregon’s Home Care Commission. Requirements include:
18+ years of age (applicants 16-17 years of age may be considered on a case-by-case basis)
Completion of a Home Care Worker application, as directed by each local office
Attendance of a Home Care Worker orientation, provided by S&DS
Capability of providing or learning to provide necessary care
Passage of a background check and criminal history clearance
To find out more about becoming a home care worker in Lane County or to request an application, call us at 541-682-4038.