Care.com/uwhealth is a specialized online service dedicated to helping people connect to providers for ongoing or occasional care needs for the entire family.
All UW Health employees will have access to care.com/uwhealth allowing them to find and select the best care available based on detailed profiles of providers, background checks and references for hundreds of thousands of user-reviewed and pre-screened providers who seek to share their services.
Managing career and personal responsibilities is an ever-increasing challenge. Whether you are caring for young children, older children with special needs, aging parents, even pets or needing someone to help with housekeeping and errand-running care.com/uwhealth can help solve these challenges and more:
- Need help getting a child, spouse, or parent to a doctor’s appointment
- You’ve recently moved to town and need to find a child care provider/nanny
- Your child is struggling in school and needs a tutor
- School closed because of snow emergency
- You need to find a babysitter for date night
- Need to find a summer camp for your child(ren)
- Need someone to run errands for you or clean your home
- You need a pet-sitter while on vacation
Who is the care.com/uwhealth service for?
All UWHC and UWMF employees and physicians are eligible to enroll in the program at no charge.
Who provides this care?
care.com connects you to care providers all across the country. To help ensure safety both online and at home, care.com provides prescreened profiles of providers, monitored messaging, access to background checks, recorded references, and educational information on the interviewing process.
What does it cost?
There is no cost to join the program. However, you will be responsible for covering costs of care providers that you hire. If you choose to use a Senior Care Planning service also offered through Care.com, there would be a fee paid by the employee.
What are the different types of care services offered by care.com?
There are many different types of care available including:
- Child/adult/elder care
- Pet Care
Are there General FAQ’s that users can access on the care.com website?
Yes, please review the care.com FAQs.