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Secondly, understand what this person can or cannot do. For example, in my case a live-in didn't turn out to be an option because my mom wouldn't sleep thru the night and constantly needed watched. This required two 12-hr shift CNAs instead of live-in care which we had hoped for and was more cost effective. So understand the needs and that these care needs can change over time.
Lastly, if there is substantial cash, valuables, etc. in the home, you should put those in a safe, locked secure closet/space or off-site (safety deposit box or other) BEFORE you hire the live-in so that there will be no questions should these items get misplaced or disappear.
Lastly, make sure the personalities will match for your loved one AND for you. I would also advise that you or trusted friend or neighbor be able to visit frequently in initial months to oversee the level of care and make sure it meets your needs and expectations.