HouseWorks Acquires AccordCare’s Personal Care Division In Connecticut, Expands Northeastern Footprint

HouseWorks – one of the largest non-franchised home care providers in the U.S. – has executed another deal. The company has acquired AccordCare’s personal care division in Connecticut, which operates under the brands Companions & Homemakers and Companions Forever. The acquisition will bring HouseWorks into Connecticut for the first time, and further expand its footprint […]

Always Best Care, AccordCare Making ‘Critical’ Training Investments To Fuel Growth

Education is emerging as a key tool for home-based care providers as they try to recruit and retain staff. When utilized correctly, quality education is a resource that can help providers keep up with market demand. Always Best Care learned education’s importance firsthand through its own struggles.   “We did an in-depth study in house,” Sheila […]

Why The Growing Home Care Company AccordCare Is Payer Agnostic

Most home care companies are generally committed to a single payer source more than they are the other ones, whether it’s private pay or Medicaid. But many companies have begun engaging with Medicare Advantage (MA), too, and most all companies have at least thought about diversifying their revenue, at least by a little. Still, there’s […]

Transactions: Pennant Group Acquires Home Health Agency; BrightStar Adds Corporate-Owned Locations

The Pennant Group acquires the assets of Kenosha Visiting Nurse Association The Pennant Group Inc. (Nasdaq: PNTG) has purchased the assets of Kenosha Visiting Nurse Association Inc., a provider of home health, private-duty home care and community health services in Kenosha, Wisconsin. “We are pleased to expand our home health operations deeper into southern Wisconsin,” […]

How Technology Is Changing Recruiting, Retention In Home-Based Care

COVID-19 hasn’t changed the workforce issues in home-based care, other than by making those issues worse at various stages of the pandemic. What has changed over the last few years is how providers are trying to address their workforce woes. Increasingly, they are turning to technology to do that. “We have more and more people […]

The Data Home Care Agencies Should Be Tracking To Foster Growth

As a self-described data junkie, Stephen Tweed has lived by many mantras throughout his career in home care. When talking with Home Health Care News this week about how home care agencies can use and leverage data in order to grow, one of those mantras came to mind. “What gets measured, gets managed,” Tweed, the […]