Support for your employees providing care for a loved one

Studies show being a caregiver can affect productivity, attendance, and overall health, ultimately costing you money. Caregiver Assurance is a benefit that can help with employee retention and create a healthy and happy workforce.

Your employees that utilize Caregiver Assurance will receive support from a dedicated personal advisor – a licensed social worker trained in caregiving services – who partners with the employee to navigate the service landscape while providing precise referrals into the extensive network of Fairview and external caregiving services throughout Minnesota.

Your company receives:

  • Managerial training – A one-hour class focused on better supporting employees caring for a loved one.
  • Unlimited access to account support – Account service representatives are available to assist you at your location when needed.
  • Utilization reports – Receive customized utilization reports with parameters you find useful.

Your employees receive:

  • Introductory caregiver consultation – To help an employee understand the program and the assistance that can be provided.
  • Unlimited phone access to a dedicated Caregiver Advisor – Licensed social workers are trained in aging services and work to understand each employee’s unique situation.
  • Tailored referrals to services for seniors and aging – Expert guidance to care resources and services throughout the Fairview, University of Minnesota, and Ebenezer care system, as well as other external services throughout Minnesota.
  • A personalized online portal – Accessible anytime, anywhere. Share, store, and retrieve educational materials, important documents, and service resource information provided by the Caregiver Advisor.
  • Extended availability hours – To accommodate standard working hours, service is available Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Mind-body and resiliency skills – A four-week series designed to help employees better cope with stress, increase self-esteem, and improve overall quality of life.
  • Optional in-home evaluation and family care conference – If necessary, we will conduct a personal evaluation, assessing the current situation and conducting a conference to facilitate communication and care planning.

Employees can receive guidance on the following subjects:

For caregivers:

  • Stress management
  • Emotional support
  • Self-care
  • Personal referrals
  • Financial support
  • Family counseling
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Aromatherapy
  • Health and fitness
  • Meditation

For loved ones living independently:

  • Financial support
  • Transition planning and placement services
  • Home health care (medical)
  • Nonmedical home care
  • Social support
  • Transportation services
  • Meal planning and preparation
  • Pet care
  • Home and yard maintenance