Business Briefs: Home Care Assist, Always Best Care

Home Care Assist Expands to Florida

Home Care Assist, an online compatibility matching network for in-home care, expanded to South Florida. The company, which is based in Raleigh, North Carolina, already has a presence in Georgia and North Carolina.

“Our entry into South Florida is a significant milestone as we work to provide unique advantages for both home health aides and those seeking care,” said Home Care Assist CEO and co-founder Brian VanHook.

The company’s platform generates a list of screened, compatible caregivers for care seekers. For private-duty caregivers, the platform directs them to well-matched clients, without having to go through a traditional home care agency.

24Hr HomeCare Opens New Office in Pasadena, California 

24Hr HomeCare opened a new location in Pasadena, California. The new location will match seniors and individuals with developmental disabilities in the San Gabriel Valley, California, area with caregivers.

24Hr HomeCare is based in Los Angeles and has 16 locations in Arizona, California and Dallas and 3,000 employees. It provides caregiving services, including personal care, medication reminders and transportation, to seniors and children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Always Best Care Expands Services in Southwest Metropolitan, Minnesota

Rick Selvey, of Always Best Care of Southwest Metropolitan in Minnesota, expanded services to include Hennepin, Dakota and Scott Counties. Always Best Care Senior is a major national franchise company that provides non-medical in-home care and assisted living placement services through more than 200 independently owned and operated franchise territories in the U.S. and Canada.

Always Best Care of Southwest Metropolitan employs 65 caregivers across the metropolitan area and hopes to hire more caregivers after the expansion.

Executive Care Opens Two New Offices in Arizona and California

Executive Care, which provides skilled home health care to seniors, disabled and recovering individuals, opened its first office in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Dec. 1 and an office in San Jose the same day.

The Scottsdale office is the first of three Executive Care offices expected to open in the area, while the San Jose office is the second Executive Care office in California.

Executive Care is based in Hackensack, New Jersey, and has 14 locations in nine states.

Webster Capital buys Bristol Hospice

Webster Capital, a private equity firm that invests in the branded consumer and healthcare services industries based in Waltham, Massachusetts, acquired Bristol Hospice, which is based in Salt Lake City and has 11 locations in seven states. Webster Capital invests primarily in the branded consumer and healthcare services industries and is currently investing its third fund, which has raised more than $650 million of capital.

“[Bristol] has an exceptional track record and is well-positioned to capitalize on a range of expansion opportunities in the coming years,” John Garbarino, partner at Webster Capital, said in a statement.

Written by Maggie Flynn

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Maggie Flynn
Business reporter at Aging Media Network
When she's not working, Maggie enjoys running, reading, writing and sports, in no particular order. Favorite things include murder mysteries, Lake Michigan and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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