You can expect that your rates will change once a year by 2-5% based on the cost of living increases.
You will receive 30 days notice before any increase in your annual rates. If your rates change because the job changes, a new baby comes home for example, you will be given 7 days notice.
Rates may rise because of higher gas prices and other cost of living increases.
When your rates rise, you can expect that your caregiver wages will increase as well.