The Key to Reducing Staff Turnover: Home Care Mentor Programs

Staff turnover not only creates a revolving door with huge cost implications, but it undeniably hinders care. And as home care agencies strive to close—if not slow—that revolving door once and for all, some are touting the benefits of mentor programs to boost employee satisfaction and increase retention. While no industry is impervious to staff […]

Home Care, Home Health Sectors Poised For Growth — But Not In Wages

The home care and home health sectors are poised for growth in the years ahead, and not just because an aging population is increasingly looking to age in place at home.  New research shows the sectors rank among the fastest-growing occupations and also top the list of occupations expected to generate the most new jobs.  […]

Home Health Care Tech Targets Staff Education in New Rollout

Elsevier, a provider of scientific, clinical, technical and medical information products and services, launched Thursday the availability of a new suite of home care solutions and resources for nurses and other trained professionals working in the space. The launch of Mosby’s Home Health Care combines home healthcare nursing content with competency management functionality to provide […]

Top 5 Value Adds to Boost Curb Appeal for Home Care Sellers

Selling a home care company, just like any business, requires a great deal of deliberation. And while the market abounds with hundreds of these types of agencies, there are several key practices companies can employ to better position themselves for sale among their competitors, especially in a landscape where heightened acquisition activity has ripened the […]

Provider Cuts Home Care Services Due to Turnover Challenges

As home care industry turnover rises, some providers are finding the operations behind providing services at home are not sustainable.  An East Coast provider of a continuum of care services for seniors says it will be scaling back its home care arm in light of operational challenges. Country Meadows Retirement Communities, which operates and owns […]