Transactions: Elara Caring Buys American Family Home Health; New Day Healthcare Announces Another Deal

Elara Caring acquires American Family Home Health Elara Caring has acquired American Family Home Health, a Huntley, Illinois-based home health care provider. “In agreeing to be acquired by Elara, American Family Home Health is passing the baton to an organization that has demonstrated its full commitment to high-quality, compassionate patient care,” Ren Pillai, administrator at […]

Elara Caring Adds Chief Development Officer; Care Advantage Names New SVP Of Operations

Elara Caring adds chief development officer Elara Caring has named Brent Nash as its chief development officer, a new executive role. Nash will be in charge of maximizing the company’s growth strategy. “At Elara, we’re utilizing a world-class value-based care model and cutting-edge technologies to scale the delivery of home-based care, improving outcomes for patients, […]

The Pros, Cons And Inevitability Of Caregiver Registries In Home-Based Care

As in-home care providers try to keep up with the demand for services, companies that facilitate caregiver registries are hoping to fill a gap in an employee-needy marketplace. However, it’s been unclear how prominent caregiver registries will be in the space, as there’s been safety and regulatory concerns. Despite those concerns, however, companies that connect […]

Home Care Providers Increasingly See Better Referral Relationships As Top Avenue For Growth

When it comes to growth, home care and home health providers are focused on a number of key opportunities. For home care providers, care professional recruitment and retention programs are No. 1 on their list of top growth opportunities for 2023. That’s according to HCP’s 2023 Benchmarking Report, released last week and based on a […]

Two Recent Acquisitions Beef Up Home Care Pulse Data Business

Home Care Pulse — one of the home care industry’s top research and education firms — has purchased Activated Insights and Pinnacle Quality Insight, in two separate acquisitions. Financial terms were undisclosed. Activated Insights is an analytics platform designed to help senior care providers to collect data from both employees and the individuals receiving that […]

How Home-Based Care Organizations Are Training Their Care Staff

After being identified as the No. 1 complaint from care staff in 2021, home-based care providers are taking a closer look at training within their organizations. As home-based care providers face severe staffing shortages, effective training programs that keep staff engaged remain crucial. A new survey from HCP gathered data on training from 335 agencies, […]

Why The Paid Parental Leave Benefit Is Gaining Traction In Home-Based Care

With the recent additions of paid pregnancy disability leave and paid parental leave to its employee benefits package, Total Care Connections is moving away from the industry standard as a way to improve working conditions and bolster its recruitment and retention efforts. The Tempe, Arizona-based Total Care Connections is a provider of home care and […]