Home Care Rates

Smile and Love, LLC is able to provide an array of services including companion care, homemaker services, personal care assistance and certified nursing assistance.

Come and Go/ Hourly- (3 hour/day minimum) When it comes to in-home care, each schedule is as unique as each client we serve. There is no “one schedule fits all.” Our caregivers provide care where it’s needed, when it’s needed, be it early in the morning, in the afternoon or late at night.
Competitive rate/ hour**
Live-In – A home care assistance live-in caregiver stays in the client’s home 24 hours a day, and is available to assist morning, noon, and night. If we provide live-in care 7 days a week, we typically assign a primary caregiver who provides care for four to five days a week and a back-up caregiver who covers the remainder of the week. Room and board must be provided by the client for this service per state licensing.

Weekday: competitive
Weekend: competitive
Transportation- Both of our hourly and live-in caregivers are able to provided transportation services. This includes, but is not limited to transportation to doctor appointments, grocery store, errands and/or family events.

$0.60 per mile ( this rate is only charged when the caregiver uses their personal vehicle and not the client’s vehicle)

** Rates are based on the extent of care that is required. An initial assessment is necessary to determine the type of care that is needed and the final rate is determined at that time.

Holiday Pay: 1.5 times the normal rate of pay on the following holidays: Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day

Payer Source: Private Pay, Long Term Care Insurance, Veterans Administration

Service Areas: Lake, Cook, McHenry and DuPage Counties