Adult Residential Services
What are the criteria to become a Host Home Provider for Laradon?
How do I become a Host Home Provider?
What types of certifications and training are required to be a Host Home Provider?
What are the insurance requirements necessary when becoming a Host Home Provider?
Can I be employed and have a Host Home?
How long will it take to become a Host Home Provider?
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Able to pass criminal background check.
Hae a valid email address, Internet and computer.
Have an available bedroom.
Not an employee of Laradon.
The first step to becoming a Host Home Provider is to complete Laradon's Host Home Provider Application and a Criminal Background Information Authorization form and mail/email it to:
Attn: Adult Residential Services Department
5100 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80216
Upon receiving the application, Laradon will contact you if you are chosen for an interview. Please allow seven days after receipt for your application to be reviewed and an interview decision made. Completing the application and Criminal Background Information Authorization form does not guarantee that Laradon will contract with you to be a Host Home Provider.
The required certifications are:
- Medication Administration Certification
- First Aid
- Safety Care/Crisis Intervention
- Mistreatment, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (MANE)
- Incident Reporting and
- Defensive Driving
Additionally all potential Host Home Providers required to participate in the Host Home Provider orientation. During the orientation you will learn about the various policies and procedures surrounding residential documentation, monitoring, quality standards and other related topics.
The insurance requirements include:
Home owners/renter's insurance minimums:
- $100,000 for Personal Liability and
- $15,000 for Personal Possessions
Automobile insurance minimums are:
- $250,000/$500,000 for Liability
- $100,000 for Property Damage
- $250,000/$500,000 for Uninsured/Underinsured motorist
Professional /General liability insurance minimum is:
Yes, you may be employed outside of Laradon and have a Host Home.
The expectation is that you are able to identify the needs of the person placed in your home to ensure your employment does not interfere with the needs of the participant.
Unfortunately, this question is not easily answered. Each participant has unique needs and wants; therefore, each time a person is placed in a Host Home it takes a great deal of time to identify and match the very best potential provider with the individual.
Host Home placement also depends on participant availability and if a participant is in need of a Host Home placement.