Griswold Adds Predictive Analysis to Hire the Right Caregivers

In the arms race for caregivers, one major home care franchisor is beefing up its arsenal with new technology to streamline the recruiting process. Philadelphia-based Griswold Home Care is rolling out a predictive analytics tool that will help assess caregivers that may be the best fit for the company, as its franchisees continue to grow and […]

Private Equity Firm Acquires Hospice with High Nurse-Patient Ratio

An Ohio hospice led by a previous Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) executive has been acquired by private equity firm Stonehenge Partners Inc. The firm says it is committed to keeping the hospice’s model of having lighter caseloads for its nurses than are standard in the industry. Queen City and Capital City Hospice is headquartered in […]

Amazon Lures Workers from Home Care

As one of the biggest companies in the world, Amazon’s (Nasdaq: AMZN) interest in the health care space has led to speculation about how the retail giant could disrupt the industry. However, Amazon is already having an impact on in-home care providers by stealing away potential caregivers as hires in its massive distribution centers. Amazon’s expanding […]

How Amazon Could Take On Home Care

Amazon (NYSE: AMZN) is entering the health care market, and its momentum could carry the retail giant into the home care space. Watching Amazon’s actions and guessing at next steps has become a spectator sport, and as the home health care space is in the midst of a major consolidation period, industry players are looking […]

Bomb Cyclone Hits Home Care Providers in Northeast

A major winter storm, dubbed a “bomb cyclone” for its rapid intensity, pummeled the Northeast region of the United States on Thursday, forcing in-home care providers to switch into overdrive to keep clients, patients and caregivers safe. Temperatures plunged across the East Coast as blizzard conditions and hurricane force winds hit the region from the Carolinas […]

Three Common Mistakes Seasoned Home Care Franchisees Make

While it’s no secret newbie home care franchise owners are sometimes prone to making a few common mistakes, veteran franchise owners aren’t immune to error, either. Even well-established franchisees can fall into bad habits or abandon best practices if given enough time. Here are the top three ways home care veterans can lose sight of best […]

Griswold Harnesses Tech to Solve Care Gaps

After recently jumping back into the game of franchising, home care company Griswold Home Care is tackling a new issue: harnessing technology to tackle care gaps. Philadelphia-based Griswold has more than 180 franchise locations and 20 company-owned and operated locations that provide non-medical home care. Over the past several years, the franchisor, which changed hands […]

Top Three Mistakes New Home Care Franchisees Make

Joining forces with an established home care franchisor can lead many entrepreneurs down the road to success. But, if they’re not careful, they might step on a mine or two along the way. Even after home care franchisors weed out potential franchise owners through a screening process, there are some mistakes newbies tend to make. Here are […]

Griswold Home Care is Back in the Franchise Game

After a three-year hiatus, Pennsylvania-based Griswold Home Care has begun franchising again, the company announced Tuesday. The move comes just months after the home care franchising company renegotiated its franchise agreements in May 2017. The company, which has more than 200 locations in 32 states, is once again prospecting franchise directors. Griswold took a break from […]

How Griswold Home Care Crafted a 21st Century Franchise Agreement

As it approached its 35th anniversary this year, Griswold Home Care refreshed a key aspect of the business: Its franchise agreement. Hashing out the new agreement was not always easy, but the process provides a model for how franchisors and franchisees can work together for their mutual benefit, according to the company’s CEO and leaders of its […]