Business Briefs: Addus Extends Relationship with CellTrak for Home Care Partnership

Addus Enters Home Care Partnership with CellTrak National provider of home and community-based personal care services Addus HomeCare (Nasdaq: ADUS) has extended its nine-year contract with the provider of mobile health care delivery management solutions, CellTrak Technologies. The revamped partnership will debut a new version of the CellTrak solution that enables home care providers to […]

Business Briefs: National Home Health’s New CEO

National Home Health Care Corp. Names New CEO National Home Health Care Corp., the parent company of several home care services providers, has named Stan Dennis as CEO. Dennis succeeds Steven Fialkow, who is retiring after 33 years with the company. Dennis will remain on the company’s board. National Home Health is headquartered in Scarsdale, […]

Building Client Trust in A La Carte Home Care: 3 Tips

Home care agencies are hearing concerns that the charging on a per-service basis seems like an attempt to “nickel and dime” their patients — but if the program is done right, providers can build the trust of their client base while increasing their bottom line. In fact, a fee-for-service system can give patients and their families […]

3 Tips to Boost Home Care Morale and Lower Turnover

Effective communication can deliver increased productivity, reduce employee turnover and create an improved work environment. But as the way people communicate continues to evolve, some home health providers may struggle to effectively connect with staff members, prompting employees to look elsewhere for work. Employee turnover continues to plague the home health industry, and caregiver turnover […]

Home Care Nets Less Turnover With Training Focus

As home health care companies struggle to keep reduce employee turnover rates and compete to attract clients, one element is at the heart of an agency’s success: training. Ongoing training programs for employees to advance their skills can reduce costly turnover, said Sharon Brothers, founder and CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education, during The Home […]

Home Instead Brings Staff Training Online Through New Partnership

One of the largest home health care providers is bringing staff training online through a new partnership with a professional education institute. Home Instead Senior Care’s 65,000 employees worldwide will soon be able to access their state-specific training online. Home Instead Senior Care has endorsed Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) as a preferred vendor […]