We bring our own food and use theirs too but we share with everyone equally. We both get paid together. We make $756 every other week. We do a lot for each patient and we want to know how much is fair that we get? Also our 3 lb. dog is very clean eats her own food is potty trained and never barks. She is a definite plus to all the patients she is like a therapy dog. Also we are being paid as an independent contractor. So we do pay more in taxes without health insurance or unemployment benefits. Also we must travel 25 miles 1 way there and then home each week. We are not able to leave the home for the time we are there and we sleep wherever we can (usually we bring blankets and sleep on the floor) Every week we have to pack and it's not easy.